not the blog yo might expect

You might think this will be a cheerful holiday post  I wish that were the case, I really do. I believe I have used up all the cheer I had in the past few weeks.  The holidays, especially New Year's, remind me how alone I am. I know that my family cares, but sometimes it... Continue Reading →

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where do we go from here? A Christmas Day monologue

I talked to my ex-boyfriend today, the one I started dating almost a year ago.  Yes, the conversation was awkward at points, but at least we can still talk to each other, which is more than I can say for my high school boyfriend and I.  The thing that is the most painful is that... Continue Reading →

so this is Christmas…

Tomorrow should be interesting.  It is the first time in my whole life that we will not have a Christmas tree of any sort, or at least I think so unless someone decides to raid a tree lot while I am asleep for a Charlie Brown tree.  Believe me my folks are just crazy enough... Continue Reading →

Fan fiction as a writing tool

define:Fanfiction - Google Search Fan fiction (alternately referred to as fanfiction, fanfic, FF, or fic) is a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original creator. ... There are hundreds, if not thousands of fan fiction sites dedicated to writing... Continue Reading →

three books to read before you die

Inspired by the  post about found at Courage 2 Create blog here on WordPress about short stories to read before you die. This post is about books instead of short stories though. Summer of my German Soldier by Bette Greene.I originally stumbled on this book through a computer game designed to encourage children to read. ... Continue Reading →

Why blog?

Several days ago, during the commercial breaks for Criminal Minds, I found myself explaining the concept of blogging to a friend. I explained the various reasons and things about  which people keep blogs. Because of that conversation I started thinking about why I personally keep one.  Believe it or not I was originally dragged into... Continue Reading →

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