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Play Time: Required by Writers & Anyone 50+

We writers don’t play enough. Neither does anyone over age 50. My prescription? Locate your nearest park. Go. Play.  Who says these places are Kids Only? Be sure to bring only one thing: your long-buried child. Let her (or him) climb the playground equipment. Dare to move higher than a foot off the ground (provided […]

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Two Years Later…

and it’s still a rebuild mode. This time, it’s a hinky angiogram that demands a second look by the main man neuro doc. I think, “aren’t we done yet?” I’ve got books to write, a life to live, and things to do, for cryin’ out loud! Sometimes, it’s not waiting anymore. It’s doing that matters. […]

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18 Months Later, We Start Anew

Has it really been 18 months today since my life changed forever? Yes. And I’m done with these anniversaries. It takes this long to say “I’m over it” — a ruptured brain aneurysm. At least I can write those words myself. A near-majority (49%) of its victims don’t survive a day in a hospital; of […]

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He’s baaaaack!

It was 4:06 a.m., January 27, 2004. An old man whispered in my ear. “Get a piece of paper and a pen,” the voice spoke with an eerie confidence and calm. “Write down everything I say.” I lay still in bed but closed my eyelids tight, as if to ward off this rude intrusion into […]

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Launched!

For months, the call to blog has screamed at me. I kept stalling, hoping the technology would perhaps change and thus the need to be present here would vanish. Alas, no such luck. So it was that a few weeks ago, I promised myself and someone else that today-August 9th, a personally significant day in […]

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