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daily play: eavesdrop

It’s been quite some time since I’ve issued a challenge. Today feels like a good day for it. So, here we go. Today’s challenge is… eavesdrop. Go to a public place and listen to a conversation or two or three. … Continue reading

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MidsouthCon30 & my online monster

It’s here! MidsouthCon XXX has come and starting tomorrow I’ll be back in a world of people I love. I’ll be standing in the midst of nerds, geeks, misfits and dreamers. Here are a few expected highlights: Literary Guest of … Continue reading

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remember why…

Years of exposure to sales has left me with repeated encouragement to know why I set my hand to any task. I believe this is true of any task. It is a reminder when things grow difficult which they will … Continue reading

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to touch a sense of child like awe

The wording is a bit rough, but those words sum it up fairly nicely. I am beginning to think that this is one of the highest achievements of art or storytelling. It is something I hope to do with my … Continue reading

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mind meanderings & a writing exercise

I’ve begun a month of writing work. By work, I mean an attempt to work a set number of hours a day on writing projects. Two days in I’m still getting a handle on it, but the results have been … Continue reading

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a break to work…

For the past few days I’ve been excited about a new prospect… for work. As I dream about having a garden, I find myself captivated by images of swinging a pick and hefting a shovel to plow up the dirt … Continue reading

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daily play – a cartful of kid power

I love having kids around! They are bright lights to show us a way to fearless fun, fun I’ve managed to forget at times under the frowning faces of the “adults”. I expected a few of those frowns today as … Continue reading

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daily play – writing for children

Good morning! It’s a beautiful gray out of doors today in Memphis, and sadly, despite the rains having come and gone, I am sitting inside rather than enjoying this lovely weather. Of course, one reason for that is the pleasure … Continue reading

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daily play – dreamy

Welcome to another edition of daily play! What will I ask you to do this time? Go… and… Dream… Find your own personal dreamland and let your mind wander into the realms of the impossible. You may find this other … Continue reading

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I’ve always wanted to…

What have you always wanted to know or do? Well, today’s a good day to start! Take a little time to learn something new about it and take one step closer to doing the thing you’ve always wanted to do. … Continue reading

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