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Be Careful What You Wish For -- or a Practical Lesson in the Law of Attraction

I learned some important things during my recent trip to North Carolina –the truth of the law of attraction (also understood as the power of positive/negative thinking) and the veracity of the premise that you learn who you are and what is…

Granny Get your Gun

Now, I’ve never been an activist. I am somewhat apolitical, or at least laissez faire. I live by the Paul Simon credo: “I get all the news I need from the weather report.” Don’t be haters. There is room in this world for Simonites. But…

I Had a Dream

How is it possible to have a dream come true and not even realize it at the time? I was talking to a library group yesterday about writing and my novel, The Trouble with Grits, when it hit me. Let me explain. You see, I have always loved…