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One Dogged Way to Get Unstuck

The sun made a brief reappearance in Napa Valley yesterday.  It lit up the chrome-yellow of the wild mustard blooming between the vines. Light and warmth suffused the twisting, mossy limbs of the oak trees, drawing birds and lizards and kids…

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For Writers: Exercise In Your Genre

“Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.” —  Ernest Hemingway reddit.com Hemingway made it a habit to stand while writing. So did Charles Dickens,  Virginia Woolf, Soren Kierkegaard, and Stan Lee. It…

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How Marie Kondo Will Help You Write

If you have yet to hear about Marie Kondo, then you’ve been hiding under a rock, or more probably, a mountain of clutter. Kondo’s approach to personal organization, the KonMari method, has built her a very tidy international empire. Her…

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Brain-Splaining

I don’t know about how you and your brain get along, but mine was not in a cooperative mood this morning. I am sorry to say this is not an unusual occurrence, especially when I have a deadline looming. I…

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