#OTR50 Day 99: Captioning the Dog

Luna’s ability to express her emotions, wants, and needs regularly astounds me. Perhaps it is just that I’ve had fluffy dogs and furry dogs in my life for so long. Her short velvety fur hides nothing and I can see her emotions roll across her face. This look is simply, “play with me pleeeeeeeeeaaaase!” She’s […]

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#OTR50 Day 98: Parent’s Day

Every day that we have any special people in our lives who served the roles of nurturing our minds, bodies, and souls. […]

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#OTR50 Day 88: Magic Leftover Nachos

Our oldest child was always the most amenable of all three to learning and helping out.
Since moving back home, I’ve learned that the kid has become very good at a particular speciality of meal creation. […]

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#OTR50 Day 86: Memes

I am presently experiencing life at a rate of several WTFs per hour […]

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#OTR50 Day 82: Good Omens & Writing Wishes

Four more episodes to go. Even though I know how the story will unfold, I’m looking forward to indulging in each episode with laughter and mirth. Most importantly, I have decided I have a new #writerslife dream. […]

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#OTR50 Day 75: Conferences and Computer Challenges

For the few that subscribe to this blog by email, it is likely that you’ve noticed I’ve been having issues while traveling. The posts don’t always update correctly. Or, when I publish them. . . they are still in draft mode. I’m not 100% sure why I’m having such difficulty on the road, but I […]

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#OTR50 Day 69: Don’t Sleepwalk

Back on Day 7, 62 posts ago, I dedicated a post to the poet Maggie Smith. I do so again today. Here’s today’s post to herself, to her readers, to the world. Do not sleepwalk through your life. View this post on Instagram Wake up. ✨ * * #keepmoving #keepmovingforward #keepgoing #todaysgoal #notetoself #wakeup #wakeupcall […]

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#OTR50 Day 52: Misquotes & Quotes

“Time spent in sharpening the axe may well be spared from swinging it.” ~~ 1901, Josiah Strong As a follow-up to last night’s blog mention of Michelangelo, I had an entire plan early this afternoon to write about famous quotes that are often misattributed. The ideation on this one was a moment of clarity during […]

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#OTR50 Day 37: Clutter

Today was a big day for adulting. I spent the morning shuttling the kid that is on spring break around to appointments and then the afternoon cleaning and waiting on a furniture delivery. It is not so much “real” cleaning that absorbed the time. There was some of the traditional, sweep, swiffer, mop and vacuum […]

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