#OTR50 Day 173: Road Trip Home

Yesterday I drove the almost 8 hours home from Vermont with only a few short stops. We had planned a break for lunch about half way through. Our initial goal was either Popolo or Flatbread Pizza Company for lunch. I thought I’d be exhausted and need to stop for a long break. However, a few […]

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#OTR50 Day 165: 200 to go. . .

I’ve been chugging along. Day in and day out. Sometimes writing with ease and occasionally every word a struggle. Some days my inner voice is crystal clear and screaming with the need to be heard, to be written, to be shared. Even though I’ve been writing and counting every day, there are moments when they […]

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#OTR50 Day 164: September Looming

It is only Thursday night and the week already feels incredibly long. . .  I took a moment to breathe deep and recognized that it isn’t that the weekend *feels* long, it’s that it has been long! It’s been a days of early morning meetings with the middle east and late night calls with the […]

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#OTR50 154-160: Bump In the Road to 50

A bump in the road. I could not get myself to write. Part of it was a mental block, a lack of material, clogged up insides. However, that wasn’t all of it. I’ve been physically and emotionally exhausted for so long that I just couldn’t do it. The very thought of trying just made me […]

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#OTR50 Day 151: Toni Morrison

What is there to say? Toni Morrison was an inspiration to generations already. She will without a doubt be an inspiration to many many many more. Her words will live and motivate for years and years and years beyond her life. Life is too short. #OTR50 214 Days to go. © Randi Sumner

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#OTR50 Day 149: That Nasty WB Again

So, I’m in the dreaded throes of Writer’s Block again. I’m seriously pleased with my poem from days ago The Tale of the Black-Eyed Susans . . . but it left me drained. This has happened to me before. The creative flow grabs me and holds on tight. Not letting go until I’ve spewn forth my […]

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