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Tuck and Roll

Oh, publishing. You saucy minx, you. Just when you think you’ve got a good grasp on what’s going on in this world, you find yourself taking a sharp left turn and careening off into the unknown. It’s not news that … Continue reading

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Sink or Float. Literally.

2016 has been…challenging, to say the least. In pretty much every area of my life. I’m not writing this to complain, because goodness knows I am blessed beyond words in so many ways. But what I’ve had to remind myself … Continue reading

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Looking out for Number 1

I’m typing this on my phone while sitting in a lodge at Heifer International Ranch, outside Perryville, Arkansas. That’s right, folks, I’m on vacation, so this isn’t even a real post. I had considered skipping posting this week at all, … Continue reading

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Let’s get this party started

Happy Monday, everyone! I don’t have a real topic for today’s post. In fact, I’m writing it during my lunch break because I was up until 1am revising yesterday. Today? I don’t know. Basically I’m on a personal deadline, the … Continue reading

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A different life

This weekend, I spent Saturday doing normal things. I slept in, I read a bit, I went to the grocery store, I cleaned my house. I had a friend over and we watched Fuller House and laughed until we cried. … Continue reading

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Are you sure you belong?

Let’s talk about Impostor Syndrome for this return to #MondayBlogs! Continue reading

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Hermitlife

It’s cold out. I don’t mean the cold where you pull your coat around you a little tighter, shift your scarf up over your nose, can see each exhale as it freezes and rises toward the clear winter sky. No. … Continue reading

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First things first

Last week I hosted my first holiday at my house. Usually Christmas is spent in Ankeny, but at my sister’s house. This year, since I have my own house, it was my turn. And I learned just how woefully unprepared … Continue reading

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Lean on me

Almost two weeks ago, I headed up to my parents’ house for Thanksgiving. It was a low-key affair. We ordered Hy-Vee catering for the dinner, and the kids spent the day trashing the house and doing crafts. And then on … Continue reading

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Eyes on your own path

I had a lovely surprise this weekend when I discovered that my book is up on Goodreads and Amazon! I hadn’t been sure when it was going up, but seeing it on there was magical. Every step of this process … Continue reading

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