Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Blind Men and the Elephant

It was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approach’d the Elephant, And happening to fall Against … Continue reading

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Rock Hunting

The rumbling started softly, shaking loose a few bits of shale here and there.  A low roar quickly followed the shaking, and my sister dropped the quartz-infused rock she was considering for her collection.  We spared a moment for a … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo

Now begins the editing and rewriting.  Weeee! Tweet

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Bit of Drama

The axe gleamed dully in the afternoon light.  Its edge was marked with a coat of crimson, still a long way from congealing in the oppressive humidity.  A bit of flesh was clumped at one end of the curve, marring … Continue reading

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The door

At night, when the moonlight fills the hallway, there is a door no one can see.  It’s just a few feet past the grandfather clock that chimes softly at midnight.  Sometimes it’s made of old wood, cracked and rotting with … Continue reading

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On being a Mommy

I’ve never understood why some parents expect people to not be annoyed when their children have tantrums in the store or otherwise misbehave in public.  Apparently, we are supposed to assume all misbehaving children aren’t neuro-typical.  I’m sure some aren’t.  … Continue reading

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On Writing

You often write 10 lines to get single good one For three years I have participated in Nanowrimo. I have “won” with usually around 70,000 words. But by the time I’m done editing, reviewing, polishing, and rewriting often less than … Continue reading

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