Category Archives: Monday Sidebar

Sugar Highs and the Writing Process

Kim at Go Fox Yourself recently shared what she would do for a career (or in general) if money and time was no issue. I wrote a longish response*, where writing did not even cross my mind. In fact, when she … Continue reading

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Monday Sidebar: Mid-sized Towns

I’m living in the town in which I grew up. I moved away for a bit, hopping from city to city – 5 places in four years. I tried cities both much much bigger, and villages much much smaller than … Continue reading

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Monday Sidebar: The Zoo

I really like birds. Like a lot. Like last week I got to check off an item from my Bucket List after I got to hold an owl. It was only for maybe three minutes, but still. Awesome! I don’t … Continue reading

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Monday Sidebar: Unlikely, but not impossible

This week I’m being inspired by photography that’s just a little bit odd, or of objects that are a little bit odd. I think creativity is all about looking at ordinary and seeing something different about it – whether its … Continue reading

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Monday Sidebar: Classical Music

I like classical music, most of the time. And once in awhile I run into something that just blows my mind, such as Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique which creeps me out pretty much any time I hear it. This video, a … Continue reading

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Monday Sidebar has been cancelled this week due to writers block.

It’s almost September, and I’m still a line too late, a phrase too short to finish this letter. It’s three months from the start and I’m all out of ideas, emotional oil to fuel this story. The forecast isn’t good, … Continue reading

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Monday Sidebar: Food Photography

Mmm, I just got home from eating the best salad ever – even though I had to wait for an hour for it. I follow a few different foodie blogs on Facebook, and I think it’s a real skill to … Continue reading

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