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Is Weather Important to Stories?

Many of us remember Snoopy starting a book with ‘It was a dark and stormy’ night.  In fact, I’ve seen this get used as a ‘what not to do’ lesson.  I believe it’s that you never start with the weather, … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Made It Through the First Quarter . . . 25 More To Go?

This was the last week of the quarter, which had Veterans Day smack in the middle.  It was a nice reprieve and I had my son, so we got to have fun.  We might even have another art post coming … Continue reading

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Goal Post: The Week Has Come and Gone in a Blink

First, I look seltzer with ice.  Soda in general, but I really love having a cup of flavored seltzer with ice.  I don’t know why it tastes so good and I guzzle it down in a state of yummy bliss.  … Continue reading

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Weather Mood

 The sunny days Give me smiles And energy to spare Snow brings chills And mesmerizing peace Swirling into drowsy thoughts Rain dampens moods Filling the air With a cleansing scent Distracted by howling days Where windows rattle And the gales … Continue reading

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At the Whim of Weather

One of the most difficult things about being an author is factoring in the weather.  At least for me, this can determine my energy, mood, drive, and all the other internal requirements for getting any work done.  If it’s too … Continue reading

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Weather and Writing

I’m writing this post in late February, so there is snow everywhere.  Colds are a scourge and I sometimes see my breath . . . while in the house.  It’s freaking cold and I’m sure we’ve all heard/seen the rants.  … Continue reading

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Midweather Man

Keep your arctic chill Where your breath hangs in the air And snow slips within your boots Teeth chattering Was never my cup of tea Keep your melting heat Where sweat drips from every pore And the sun bakes the … Continue reading

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Snow Day Part II

Well, today is another snow day even though there’s no snow coming down.  It’s freezing rain.  That nightmarish precipitation that turns all roads and walkways into sheets of ice that are just begging to hurt you.  I hate this type … Continue reading

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Miserable Weather Blues

I hear the wind Upon the glass Joined by a pounding rain I feel so drained All muscles cold As if my body hates the day I fight my eyes They strain to close A morning battle with my lids … Continue reading

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Goal Post: F*&$ the Weather

Opening Rant:  So, I planned on walking to the barber for a haircut.  It used to be close by and now it’s a healthy walk away.  Of course it starts raining.  This is the 3rd or 4th time I’ve tried … Continue reading

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