Category Archives: Misc.

The Day Gandalf Died

Lord Of The Rings is an epic tale.  There’s drama, good versus evil, elves, orcs, magic, wizards, hobbits, bittersweet love, Gollum, The Ring—how do you not love such an epic story? There are many highs and lows in the book, … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine Bottles of Fear on the Wall

From time to time I’ll write a short story and post it.  They’ll be diverse and typically I won’t really edit them before posting.  Please let me know by posting in the comments section if you especially like one of … Continue reading

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An interview with Stella about Mel Gibson’s new movie, The Beaver

(Just a bit of warning that this post is more spicy than most of my writing, but I hope you enjoy Stella.  🙂 ) KJ: It’s great to have you with us today, Stella. Stella: When you say it that … Continue reading

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A Kansas Tornado (what my dog has taught me)

The first time I saw Tornado, he was a tiny black bundle of fur wiggling around in a cardboard box, willing to give little puppy kisses to anyone who got close enough.  My boyfriend (now husband) had arranged to pick … Continue reading

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Being a Geek and Author Injection

I’m a geek.  ThinkGeek is a good day of shopping.  Where else can you get a t-shirt with a Ferrous Wheel on it?  Being able to research any question I have thanks to Google is awesome.  And I’m all sorts … Continue reading

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CFS: A Novel (A book review)

A friend recommended CFS: A Novel to me a few weeks ago. Since Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a condition that affected some of my past clients, I decided to read it. I’m glad I did because it turned out … Continue reading

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When Fiction Is No Stranger To Truth

I admit it; I ask, “Why, what, and how?” more than most two and three year olds do.  While this has been known to irritate my friends and husband, sometimes the results are valuable and certainly worth knowing. As I … Continue reading

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Happy January!

Happy New Year (a bit late) to everyone! 2011 is already shaping up to be a good year.  The first draft of my first novel is finally complete!  There is plenty of editing to do, but it will done and … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile since posting here and I have to apologize to those readers who follow along regularly.  There have been several posts over at for those who are interested in the nutrition and fitness side of my writing.  … Continue reading

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Free at last

Until finding and practicing Intu-Flow® in 2006, I dealt with a large amount of back pain that often included searing pain down my leg.  It took about 5 months of daily practice, but that pain went away and has stayed … Continue reading

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