1. mfieldswriter

    Love from the Beyond


    Every morning I get up, take the dog out to pee, then turn to my coffee maker. (Yes, I only drink decaf, but you know it does still have some caffeine, and the steaming cup, the bitter nuttiness–that’s what I’m addicted to.) When I lift the mini-blinds to get to …

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    Coping and Hope


    I wrote something yesterday. Only 750 words or so, but it wasn’t an email message or a note to my sleeping teenage son saying I’d taken the dog for a walk so if he woke, get his own breakfast. It took me about twenty minutes to write the first sentence, …

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    Pre-Order…it’s finally here!


    I know you all have been faunching at the bit, on pins and needles, waiting with baited breath and all that, for the release of The Weaver’s Light. Well trusty fans (all six of you), your desires are ready to be fulfilled–The Weaver’s Light is now available, in paperback or …

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    Living in the “after”


    I am living in the days after my best-friend /companion /confidant/ lover/ soulmate/ husband left his wrecked body behind, and moved into the the afterlife, joining his father and others he loved who had gone on before him.

    Its an unbelievable, unreal place to be–living without his shining eyes, his …

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    Gratitude and Appreciation


    Folks, I’ve traveled a fair amount in my life. At age 12, I went to Canada with my band class and stayed with a host family for several days–my first trip out of the country. You wouldn’t think the language would be a barrier, but I swear to god, the …

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    Diary Dilemma: Can’t write


    I can’t write. Had a lot free time today. I wandered the house. I swept. I cleaned the toilets. I cooked a meal. But I couldn’t pick up the computer and write, though I did spend a lot of time on it…not writing. I picked it up to use iMessage, …

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    El Cajon Morning


    Take Our Poll (function(d,c,j){if(!d.getElementById(j)){var pd=d.createElement(c),s;pd.id=j;pd.src='https://s1.wp.com/wp-content/mu-plugins/shortcodes/js/polldaddy-shortcode.js';s=d.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(pd,s);} else if(typeof jQuery !=='undefined')jQuery(d.body).trigger('pd-script-load');}(document,'script','pd-polldaddy-loader'));

    Lucky me, I had all three! What was your morning like?

    Tagged: dog, living abroad

  8. mfieldswriter

    Small World


    We’re in Guatemala. Guatemala City to be exact. Why? Because our visa was about to expire and our paperwork has not been processed yet to give me and the boys residency. We had to go somewhere, and this was the cheapest. Plus, Alex’s dad’s cousin lives here, and we had …

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    No glib, superficial entry today. Sorry folks, this one is a little heavy.

    A couple of nights ago, we were driving up the mountain from town. It was dark, raining lightly, and a thin fog hung on the banana plants and spiked fences of our neighbors. The headlights flashed across …

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    Hi Happy Campers,
    So sorry I had to bail last week; I kept thinking I would make it to class, but more or less at the last minute, my husband convinced me I was a public viral menace and should stay home. But I missed you!

    Here is a playlist …

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