Monthly Archives: November 2012


Okay. It’s not the recovering cold.  It’s not the winter blues. It’s not a personal psychological trauma. It’s . . . . . . . . . . .  WRITER’S BLOCK. And, yes indeed, it might have been prompted by … Continue reading

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There is an inter-tropical convergent zone in our earthworld which exists between 30-35 degrees north and 30-35 degrees south, somewhere between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. It’s known as The Doldrums. “Dold” is an archaic word for stupid. When … Continue reading

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Nasopharyngitis. Rhinopharyngitis. Acute Coyza. Whatever you want to call it – it’s the Common Cold. You know what I’m talking about. Cough, runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat. Nothing life threatening, but just enough to take you out and make … Continue reading

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This morning we woke up to snow. A little late in coming but it’s here and has continued to flurry all day long. Last year was considered Winter Lite and I actually was disappointed because I didn’t have the chance … Continue reading

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  This month, more likely than not, you will find me here at my computer putting every spare minute into completing the daunting task of writing a 50,000 page novel before the end of November. I am now at Day … Continue reading

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