Category Archives: moving day

Leaving La Vida ‘Loha – Last Days

These last days of summer have been unusually busy. After back-to-back garage sales on Saturday and Sunday, it’s starting to feel like this move is really going to happen. I couldn’t have had the garage sale any sooner because I … Continue reading

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Kill Your Darlings: Moving is Revising

As the date of my move into a new place approaches,I can’t help but see the parallels between this move and and the editing of a manuscript. Years ago, in California, I lived in a great one-bedroom apartment near the … Continue reading

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Ode to the Blank Page

Words slip away as boxes loom Cardboard and tape in every room Nervous energy robs my sleep Moving day is coming I should be outlining my next plot But inspiration finds me – NOT I’ve got writing quotas to keep … Continue reading

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