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How do you feel about birthdays?

How do you feel about birthdays? Reactions seem to depend on where you are on the age spectrum. You may be happy about a birthday. You may be happy but feeling a bit depressed. You may be happy but can’t help … Continue reading

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Writing, Celebrating, and Cake

What’s not to like about a celebration? Take birthdays, for example. Remember your milestone sixteenth? Your 21st? The Big 4-0 wrapped in black?  Birthdays are big, from the birth of a child to the birth of a nation. But our … Continue reading

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April, Her Many Faces …

If, as a writer, you’ve ever received a rejection letter (and who hasn’t), it can be a real downer. Almost as deflating is the polite and encouraging  letter that states, “You almost made the cut. Send us more.” Almost? We … Continue reading

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