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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

68 years – 68 reasons to be grateful

By Carol / 11 October 2016 / 18 Comments

October 11 is my 68th birthday. I’ve had – am having – a great life. Borrowing another idea from Laurie Buchanan, author of the soon-to-be-released Note to Self, and to recognize the years with which…

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Clocks, stoves and life & death coincidences

By Carol / 07 June 2016 / 8 Comments

As a child, I grew up singing a song about a clock that counted the seconds of a man’s life. “My Grandfather’s Clock” – Are you familiar with it? The refrain goes like this: “Ninety…

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What were your growing up lessons?

By Carol / 09 July 2014 / 2 Comments

“Tuck in your shirt or you look look like a bum.” That’s a lesson my husband learned from his mom. “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” That’s something my mother…

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Life & death in the Wild Kingdom – Robin Update

By Carol / 05 May 2013 / 18 Comments

One day, I looked past my computer screen, out the window to the front lawn, where a smallish bird pecked away at the wood chips under a Redbud tree. At that exact moment, a Red-tailed…

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