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Tipsy At The Toy Store

2nd December 2018

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you it’s been a minute since I last posted, and I’d thank you for thinking it’s because I finished my NaNo novel. I did not. Again. Congratulations to everyone who got winner badges and I’ll just be over here reminding the rest of us that novels aren’t just for November. If we were having coffee I’d say that in an effort to actually break a bad habit, my Christmas shopping is half done.…

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The Thanksgiving Chicken

22nd November 2018

I’ve been in Scotland 25 years, but I’m American. I don’t really fly my American flag, I’d say I’m from New York first. Except when I’m in Edinburgh, then I say I’m from ‘up North’ and everyone gets confused. Because then I look at my daughter, and decide that I might actually be from Edinburgh, because that’s where she was born, and that’s where I became a mother. Did I mention I was actually born in Dallas? The Texas one,…

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Coffee Talk Writing

11 Writing Prompts

19th November 2018

I’m a little late (power-outage and everything), but if you’ve been following along here are some tuneful posts to match the time warp writing prompt from last week. Ritu’s dancing post Deb’s Sunday stills. Marian’s secret time-warp Carol’s Old Junk Shop Susanne’s Pleasant Harbor  And John’s post on Rocky Horror Picture Show. See, I knew there would be a few Rocky Horror references. But much to my husband’s chagrin, I’ve never seen the movie. Possible Hallowe’en on Christmas tradition? If…

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If We Were Having Coffee During NaNoWriMo With A Writing Prompt

4th November 2018

If we were having coffee, I’d say that I haven’t linked up to the official weekendcoffeeshare in a while, so here I am. Hi. I have actually been trying to post this post since Friday, but bad weather has played with our internet connection and my nerves. Last week’s writing prompt was ROAD TRIP, thanks to my epic road trip over here. If you’re visiting for the first time, I post a writing prompt every week, and then share people’s…

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Coffee Talk Disability Life

My Husband Told Me To Make A Spreadsheet

8th October 2018

I’m sitting here drinking my cup of coffee, flipping through some purple-inked pages in an actual marble composition book, trying to blog my way out of an afternoon slump. Edit: It’s now actually 8.50 at night. Dinner, a webinar, and Roald Dahl happened before I could finish this post. Time is weird. Hi. Who’s (still) with me? If you’re interested, here’s my daily routine. For real. Get up, tell Isla that it’s too cold to wear a dress, suggest she…

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