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Button Sunday

The last few days have been mostly miserable in world and entertainment news, and you know I generally don’t focus on miserable things on this blog. There’s plenty of that to be found elsewhere, in the views of people smarter … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days: 25

When I have a migraine, everyone at The Compound finds quiet things to do. That helps.

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100 Happy Days: 11

From Rob and Renee in St. Louis, I have received my own origami cow, as folded by Rob, to personalize. Now if only no one “spoils” my intentions for how I want to personalize my cow: to be continued…

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Button Sunday

Believe it.

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Button Sunday

Many years ago as a wee lass, I was taught by a bunch of hippies–the original variety–how to use mandalas for meditation and reflection. It’s been interesting to see the way mandalas have reappeared in my life through the years … Continue reading

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A little bit of magic

Last year before the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival, Tim and I had only recently turned in the manuscript for Best Gay Romance 2014. Our editors at Cleis realized that because of an error in our contract, the manuscript wasn’t … Continue reading

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Quality Time

Monday afternoon Hanley came for a visit and had dinner with us. Of course I asked her for a drawing for Draw A Bird Day. Just like with Lila, it’s so much fun seeing how quickly Hanley grows, and how … Continue reading

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Bird is the Word

April 8 is Draw A Bird Day! I first did this back in 2010, when the day coincided with One Day Without Shoes. I gave my bird shoes that day in recognition of the importance of issues surrounding children’s health … Continue reading

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A house divided

Tom and I, like my father before us, are graduates of the University of Alabama. We found ourselves in enemy territory recently when we spent a couple of nights in Auburn, Alabama’s greatest rival. My brother David and his son … Continue reading

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Coexist

Who says two different fandoms can’t coexist? Not Marika, that’s who. Star Trek’s Uhura, Scott, McCoy, Spock, Chekov, Kirk, and Sulu cross-stitched for Tom by Marika. Twilight’s Edward, Bella, and Jacob cross-stitched for me by Marika. Thank you again, Marika. … Continue reading

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