Monthly Archives: December 2021

2021? It Was About Following Through

It’s the end of December and here I am looking back (this week) and looking ahead (next week). Looking back at 2021, it was the year I became a full-time writer and, while its covid chaos outside my door, big … Continue reading

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Kitty Ghosts

So long, so many years, memory fading, but not the faces, not the personalities, not ever the names. Each kitty a piece of her heart she’d never forget, each meow in expectation, each purr at night was another addition to … Continue reading

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Peace

May peace find those I’ve lost, those I’ve loved, those I long to hold. May peace find friends, acquaintances, those with whom I don’t get along. May there be peace for one and all so this world we leave our … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Giving

And so the year draws to an end and nature becomes a quieter place. As I draft this post it’s the Winter Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere and it’s snowing. The countermelodies are the holidays and shopping mania, even … Continue reading

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The Gifting

It was her spirit, she could hear it, calling to her from a place deep inside, begging her not to hide, begging her to open her soul to the world. It was a gifting, her heart lifting, finding love in … Continue reading

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Kitty-Proof Christmas Tree

Dearest Santa, with your holiday wiles, know nothing of challenges, of holiday trials. You travel the globe each Christmas Eve, yet you’ve not designed the kitty-proof Christmas tree. Stockings, wreaths, less fun than branches. The night’s tolling tree bells forewarning … Continue reading

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My Writing Fuel

Here I am on the other side of having accomplished what I’d had doubts I’d be able to do. I drafted the last two books in the Carrdia series back-to-back. I also did it in less time than I’d allotted. … Continue reading

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Eternal Holiday

There was as there ever was eternal starlight, kisses in the night, whispers to caress her ears, tender touch tracing comet tails upon her skin, upon a deepening love ever after. There was as she’d always dreamed late night loving, … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift

She gasped, took a breath, but there was no air. A touch, a single touch, a gentle touch. A single word, a word for her. Her name. She stared, but the rational world held no answers. A chill, a single … Continue reading

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Post #NaNoWriMo, Pre Finishing

Closer. Ever closer. That’s where I am in the last book of the Carrdia series. There’s a good chance I’ll reach the end by the time I post again. So, mid month, which was my hope. You know, so I … Continue reading

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