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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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SAMB: Who Let the Words Out

Image credit: “safe” – © 2007 Paul Keller – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic They say, if you write, then you are a writer. I would add if you think about writing, wish you could write, wonder if you … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s 20 Quotes on Writing

Most of the quotes were taken from this book. 1. “Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.” 2. “Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting…

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I am not the exception

I like to think I am the exception, particularly to things that I do not like, but rarely is that true. It seems almost too obvious to say that often times  the more I dig my heels in that I … Continue reading

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SAMB: No Turning Back Now

One of the last things I do when I take possession of a new space is hang things on the wall. I don’t know why, but it feels like a big commitment. Bigger even than painting the walls. This doesn’t … Continue reading

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I promise this is not morphing into an adoption blog

But seriously, it has stolen all of my words but the end of the constant writing portion is near. We will have a rough draft of our “pick us, we’re not homicidal maniacs” family profile album turned in by Friday and the … Continue reading

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6 years

Six years ago today, I woke up in in one of my favorite places, Mission Bay, CA and it was my wedding day. It was the crack of dawn and I had so much nervous energy I knew I was … Continue reading

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