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Fable: Three Years Under the Sea

I spent three years living in the bottom of the sea, staring out my window at slanted stripes of black and blue. This decision prompted scorn and confusion in my…
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Easter Mourning – a poem for Sri Lanka

Easter Mourning a poem for Sri Lanka (and us) City stunned, scarred By sons of spice tycoon Church pew gash Glass shard mandala Run home, run home  Sequestered citizens  Breathe…
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Book Lush Cocktail: What to Drink While Reading The Shining by Stephen King

Introducing a thrilling new Book Lush cocktail recipe inspired by Stephen King’s The Shining.
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Confessions of a Kickstarter Delinquent

I’m a Kickstarter delinquent. Yep, that’s me. I Kickstarted my Book Lush project. The campaign was wildly successful. We raised over $9,000 with 141 backers supporting the book. Cue tears…
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Small Towns

Upon spotting an old lover outside the coffee shop, slow your steps. Give yourself time to note his hat, the notebook in this hand, the espresso cup beside him before…
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Mission Accepted: Cats of the World Shall Dine on Meat Cubes!

If I were to imagine a sleepy kind of paradise, it would come very close to Funchal, Portugal. The perfect position of this town on the island of Madeira many…
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Seven days at sea: Smack in the middle of a writer’s dream come true

Seven days at sea. Not at all like the steamship crossings of Hemingway and Twain, where attendants empty daily chamber pots and passengers were offered “cocaine lozenges” to ease the…
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How to begin a journey around the world

The brave leap my teenage daughter and I took last year that changed our lives forever. Wake up, I told myself. You will not get these months back. Her childhood…
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What is the consequence of loving you?

Will you make me rich? Drape me in leisure. Satiate my hunger with rare cuts of bovine flanks? Whom will I lose and whom will I gain? Will it bother…
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Can you really bounce back from failure?

Imagine how honored I felt when asked to speak on the main stage at Geekwire’s Startup Day? The request made me giddy. I’ve long admired the Geekwire crew and the…