Tag Archives | Thanksgiving

I Almost Quit Nanowrimo

Last week was rough for me. I was distracted by the election news and I didn’t get a lot done.  My daily habit is to rise early, get coffee and spend a few minutes checking on what happened over night before getting to the page. This early morning writing is when I wrack up the […]

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Rewriting: The Middle Way

This is a short-ish post, seeing as how it is two days before Thanksgiving, when I host a dozen family members here for dinner, and the lovely Olivia (19 months) is spending the day with me, and the house needs a lot tad bit of cleaning and, oh right, I do have to figure out […]

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Are You Grumpy about Gratitude?

It is hard to talk about gratitude without sounding trite. I mean, who hasn't heard Oprah talk about how important gratitude is, and how using it changed her life?  And with Thanksgiving (in the US) bearing down on us, chatter about gratitude is all over the place. It's easy to get grumpy about gratitude. It's […]

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Writing Your Way Back To Yourself

This morning I woke up tired, headachy, and full.   Yesterday was, after all, Thanksgiving.  And I cooked for 12 people, which is enough to give anybody an exhaustion hangover.  As I stood in the kitchen, sipping my coffee, I thought that I'd skip my morning routine of writing first thing.  Because, well, I didn't feel […]

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Yet Another Post on Gratitude

In the United States, tomorrow is Thanksgiving day. News flash, right? Not. If you're anything like me, and I like to think that you are, your inboxes and online readers are probably clogged with bloggers and marketers telling you all about gratitude and why it's so important.  And even I jumped onto the bandwagon yesterday, […]

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