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Saturday, October 1, 2005

Freelancing is Easy!!

Today, I want to share some information with all the beginning freelance writers out there. In today's world, freelance writing gigs are easier than ever to find. With the advent of the internet, writers looking to build their client base can do so almost effortlessly. Web sites like and... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, August 21, 2005

My Husband is the Devil

Today, Our family has not been to church for over a month now, and last night, Jim said he wanted to go... today. I awoke at 6:00 a.m. this morning with my 2-year-old daughter. I felt sluggish, as I usually do until I have my coffee. I also felt more than sluggish -- I don't know -- my feelings... Sign in to see full entry.

Opening Paragraphs for My First Book ... What do you think?

Today, The hospital emergency room bustled with activity at around 9 p.m. on a school weeknight. My mother and father checked me in to triage. I stood between them, my body feeling weaker and weaker, my eyelids fluttering open and closed. I could hear the faraway sound of an unrecognizable voice... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 12, 2005

Lost and Found

Today, My self-imposed hiatus from Blogit ceases. It feels great to be back! And it feels even greater to tell you what caused my break in the first place. I broke in to the offices of Baltimore's Child Magazine, held the editor and support staff at gunpoint, and forced them to publish my first... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, September 13, 2004

The Loaded Brain

Today, I awoke gasping for breath. The gravity of my heart so heavy, the vital organ fell to the ground as my feet trampled. My father had committed one of the gravest sins of all. (Sorry... Devyn awoke... need to feed... to be continued) Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 20, 2004

My "Out-laws"

5 Ways to Handle Mentally Ill In-Laws " I'm going to hit J***** in the head with a baseball bat!" she screamed as loud as she could. My 47-year-old sister-in-law felt justified in her threats to maim my three-month-old baby after she believed a story her 8-year-old son told her about my husband... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 13, 2004

Last Day of Work

Today, Friday, the 13th day of August, is my last gainfully employed day in a CPA firm. I will miss some of my colleagues and clients, but heck, I'm not moving to a different country. I can easily stay in touch with my favorite people, via telephone, email, snail mail or pop-in visits. I will NOT... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

My First Poem

Today, I was thinking about my little girl, Devyn and her cousin Sydney, born about two weeks apart last September 18th and October 1st. Loving inspiration created the first poem I have ever written. Sydney and Devyn, Twinkle like stars in heaven. Sent from high up above, They came down for us to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Lady of Leisure

Today, I am recalling the Saturday of my weekend past. I took my 3-year-old to his 4-year-old friend's birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese. One of the other mothers attending approached me and said, "I hear you are a 'Lady of Leisure' now." "Oh," I said, dumbstruck. "You mean by quitting my... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 5, 2004

I feel FREE!

Today, I walked with a spring in my step. I feel free and happy. I am happy just thinking of never returning to my CAGE at the CPA firm. This is exactly how I have been feeling for the past decade -- like a caged animal, like a caged bird whose wings flap wildly, ready to escape....and be FREE! Fly,... Sign in to see full entry.

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