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2013
Apr
17
Bad blogger - no cookie
“I could make all sorts of apologies, but the truth is I haven't felt like ...”
May
02
It's going to be big
“I'm working on a project. I think it's quite exciting. It has the potential to ...”
Nov
04
Have you got the Blues?
“Each image links to it's Flickr source and will open in the same page, so ...”
12
More Blues
“New photos from the latest Sunday Bluesroom Jam are up! An additional 80 photos, ...”
2012
Apr
16
Brussels and Brugge
“For the last week, I've been wandering around the streets of Brussels and Brugge, on ...”
Nov
06
Disney World - Samples
“Who doesn't love a few vacation photos, especially if they are from Disney? (The best photos ...”
2011
Jan
21
An Apology
“Promised poetry Precluded post production - Patent profession.”
25
No regrets
“Fey Publishing and I have parted ways. There is a long, convoluted reason for why, but ...”
Jul
05
Fourth Of July
“I owe some sort of update to this poor neglected thing. I hope to ...”
Dec
22
December already?
“The year has certainly flown by, hasn't it? I have been writing, and not just ...”
Crashing waves on rocks
“The sea, a foamy grey gauntlet of infinity, stretched out before its red-clad challenger. Andi stopped ...”
2010
“NaPoWriMo WTRS was released!”
Feb
24
Radial
“"One set of ten," Christine says, handing you the purple weights. You take their measure, ...”
Mar
21
Welcome to River Street
“I have signed a contract with Fey Publishing LTD to publish my novella, which I ...”
31
“Gentle wind carries Faintest tastes of salt and spray Sea storm memories.”
Waiting on the Gods
“Ashanti and Mirou were sitting in the warm afternoon sun, combing long strands of flax ...”
In Adoration
“Do you even remember When we first met? You were strong, vibrant, so very full of ...”
Apr
01
NaPoWriMo #1 - The Ravens
“Four Ravens circled Above barely budded trees Surveying nest sites Paired building began Twigs and leaves form the base ...”
02
NaPoWriMo #2 - Mmm Mmm Good
“A cup of this A dash of that Stir gently in the brainpan A single grain of truth Finely ...”
03
NaPoWriMo #3 - Irrelevant
“In a virtual theatre An audience of two Sits riveted in their seats Each daring the other To yell Fire From ...”
04
NaPoWriMo #4 - Resorting
“The race Pixelated Controller shakes in hand He laughs and teases my deep need To win Today’s poem is an ...”
05
NaPoWriMo #5 - Three Clerihews
“Watch out, my dear friend Gary Celebrate not, or make it merry The fates make lists to ...”
06
NaPoWriMi #6 - purgatory
“Her ice cold eyes watch warily Ignore her at your peril She’s not here voluntarily The padded room ...”
07
NaPoWriMo #7 - lost no more
“Keeper of Secrets Loosen tongue and divulge or Seal your lips in shame What lies crumbled to Dust beneath ...”
14
NaPoWriMo #14 - gasping
“ the air within this space is claustrophobic, take deep breaths filled with your scent and inhale gas wafting ...”
15
NaPoWriMo #11 - all hands on deck
“George and Gracie tweet Where they’re finding tasty grub Live posts from my yard Mack’s disappointed He is ...”
NaPoWriMo #15 - hear me
“Sometimes my body aches to speak the words my lips dare not. Sometimes my hand betrays (it’s weak) with ...”
17
Magnolia Print
“ Prints of this photo are available. ”
18
NaPoWriMo #18 - Happy Birthday, Robin
“The kitchen vent, High over the stove, Has three buttons. One is next to the refrigerator, All by ...”
19
NaPoWriMo #19 - It's all fun and games (until the world explodes)
“It’s all fun and games Civilization was on the brink of Nuclear War. In the non-Trivial Pursuit ...”
20
NaPoWriMo #20 - To a Tragic Victorian Novelist
“We shared a name and heritage though not a country of birth. Our childhoods were vastly ...”
22
NaPoWriMo #21 - Where are the pearls?
“As children they wander, wondering... Why is the sky blue? Why is the grass green? They value those older and wiser who ...”
NaPoWriMo #22 - Reverberates
“You know that tune “duh dun da-dum dum-da dah dun?” It is the sound my door chime ...”
May
11
Upgrade
“I’m a cheating hussy and my husband couldn’t be more glad of that fact.  Now, ...”
31
Personal Update
“I haven't been feeling particularly creative lately.  My mind has been focused on other things, ...”
Jun
02
Haiku: circle of life
“Dragonfly darting New-hatched nymphs, gossamer wings A buffet in flight”
12
The Monster Without
““Ready to go, Chip?” “Sure thing, Pop.” This was going to be a special “just ...”
13
Incense
“I should really quit my obsessions, they burn inside and these tendrils and curls of smoke that bring ...”
29
Wild Violet Poll
“If you enjoyed the poem “Incense,” please consider voting for it over at WildViolet.net in ...”
Jul
28
Current Works-In-Progress
“Writing Burning Magnolia After his fiancee dumped him, Gabe decided red-headed women were more trouble than they ...”
30
Book Launch!
“Welcome To River Street is available for sale! You may purchase a copy of the book ...”
Aug
25
WTRS Review Excerpts
“There are two reviews of Welcome To River Street up at Amazon.com and I thought ...”
Sep
01
New Leaf
“I have made some new personal goals, one of which is to do some sort ...”
Earl and Gloria
“As Earl churns his way towards the Eastern Seaboard, states from South Carolina to Maine ...”
02
New WTRS Review Excerpt
“I am literally bouncing in my chair over this new review of Welcome To River ...”
08
LibraryThing Review
“These comments are from madforbooks on LibraryThing who received a review copy of the book ...”
09
More WTRS comments
“M. W. Castelao writes I loved the first story, and hope to see more from this ...”
18
Pointing you to...
“I had some fun writing this little piece of flash fiction. What will you come ...”
24
It's too hot today
“Pen poised over paper, prepared to compose I struggle to write my thoughts on Fall On this ...”
26
New WTRS review
“You can read the whole review over at wtrs.info (click the "What People Are Saying" ...”
Oct
21
Parking Spirit
“I saw your ghost today, Your doppleganger, Your twin from another time and place. He startled me, As ...”
2009
“Idol Musings was released!”
Jan
27
Couching
““Just a moment, please. I seem to have filed your chart again.” In the year ...”
Feb
11
Lessons
““I really like you, Amy. Don't ever marry my son.” With that, my future father-in-law ...”
20
Waterfall
“I lift my head from my chest and rub my gummy eyes. The undersized television ...”
25
Sheepless
““My hands are locked up tight in fists My mind is racing filled with lists Of things ...”
Oct
18
Expressions of Love
“My border collie has me well-trained. Just a few minutes ago she called me downstairs ...”
2008
“Some of my best LJ Idol entries S4,S5.”
Feb
16
The Little Death
““Society is held together by our need; we bind it together with legend, myth, coercion, ...”
Mar
04
The Treat
“Twas' deep within the very depths of searing August heat, A little one, with little coin, ...”
Apr
16
Water of Life
“I walk down to Judiciary Square, taking photos as I go. It is bright, warm ...”
May
05
America the Beautiful
“I started racking up my miles when I was just a little girl. I rode ...”
Aug
16
The Good Life
“She was tired. She leaned back and smoked, her memories sparking like the small flames ...”
Sep
16
Amusement of Fear
“On Route One, in Saco Maine, just before you reach the border with Old Orchard ...”
Oct
04
Remember Their Misery No More
“I was once a community organizer.  For many years, I was quite vocal in a ...”
16
My Transformation
“Bipolar disorder is never easy on anyone involved. There are many articles available to read ...”
Confession
“Since the breakup a few weeks ago, I have been trying to take better care ...”
21
Left Behind
“Over the weekend, my partner and I decided that, as much as we loved the ...”
Nov
18
Pain Is A Four-Letter Word
“Stability is something I strive for. Each morning, when I receive my One-Click Mood Chart ...”
2007
“Some of my best LJ Idol entries S3,S4.”
Sep
10
Refuge of a Child
“I remember the scent of the fresh-water marshes. Decomposing vegetation, wild roses, pine trees, and ...”
Nov
10
A Search For Meaning
“During my childhood years, my Roman Catholic mother would insist that everyone, including my Protestant, ...”
15
The Invisible People
“I walked home last evening, flushed with the pleasure that comes from a great new ...”

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