Tag: Personal

A New Writing Machine

Wow, posts two days in a row… it might be like old times. Really, it isn’t. I’m just super excited to have received my very new laptop. I’ve been doing most of my writing for the past number of years on a 2011 MacBook Air. It has served me well over during that time, but it…

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T Minus Ten Days and Counting…

So, the last seven days have been all hustle and bustle. Although the MFA residency doesn’t start until January 3rd, I will be traveling to London early to enjoy some much-needed relaxation time. We have, in fact, already secured our tickets to the Harry Potter Studio Tour, the Tower of London, the New Year’s Eve…

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Act 1: Derailed by the Bubons

Since I’m too fuzzy-headed to actually get any writing done, I figured I would publish a blog post whining about how I contracted the Bubons (i.e., the common cold) from one of my darling nephews or niece (I suspect the baby was at fault… his nose was a little crusty, and I asked my brother…

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Having it All

There has been a lot of discussion in the media over the last year or so (especially with the release of Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, which I confess I have not yet read) about whether women (or men for that matter) can really “have it all.” I have thought a lot about this over the…

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