Dreams

Who says dreams are irrelevant?   It’s why so many came to this country; all had dreams.  All. All had families; started families.  All started lives.  All made better lives. And granted their children the gift of being citizens of a nation That kept them safe, free and able to know the true promise that…

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TADA! I’m moving in….

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Why?

Why am I writing?  Why do the “blog?” Good question.  I was looking around the “Blogging University” site and found some intriguing “lessons”  and thought I’d see what they had to teach.  This was one – Why do I blog to begin with?  Why write?  What’s my purpose?  What is my true intention? It’s having me really…

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Commitment

Honestly, I don’t know how I got started in my love of writing.  The written word, I could listen to.  But for me?  Writing it made me feel alive, free as if I was running through the open fields of my family’s farmland outside of Santa Margarita, California.  Ranchland would run for as far as…

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Liar Liar Pants on Fire…

“Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It’s your combination, sinners, your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards who dishonour the vices and bring them into bad disrepute.” —1954 The Matchmaker Act 3   “Great liars are also great magicians.” –Adolf Hitler According to some fellow named Webster who wrote this great best-seller called Webster’s…

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California Dreaming

Being born and raised along, what I believe is, among the most beautiful places on earth, the Western Coast of the United States – more specifically, the coast of the State of California, I became complacent and took this beauty for granted.  Only two seasons – rainy and dry.  Sunny days for much of the…

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A New Dawn For A Working Girl

After all of the self-doubt.  After all of the planning.  After all of the resume-writing. After all of the cold-calls. After all of the interviews. After all of the disappointments and heartaches, finally, we’re here at last. Employed and on the job.  I made it. This is better than any natural solar eclipse.  I’ve been in the…

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Destruction With Language

It’s not often that I have an out-of-body experience while having an argument with someone.  What I mean is that I can actually separate myself from ME and the other person in the middle of the argument and see both sides, feel both sides, hear both sides, comprehend both sides….but also, know that someone is potentially…

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