Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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You’ve Got to Be Consistent Before You Can Do It Well

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that this blog is called, “What I Learned While Training for a Half Marathon.”   Okay, go.   What I learned over the past twelve weeks, while I was, indeed, training for a half marathon, is that I need to do something consistently before I can do it well.   […]

April 22, 2014

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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I’m Baaaack!

For weeks I’ve been mentally drafting this post, putting it on to-do lists . . . and not following through. But today, all that changes!   My manuscript is revised, done, finished, ready to go out and see the world. The night I finished, as I formatted my synopsis to send to my agent, my […]

March 27, 2014

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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I did it, friends. I completed my first official 5K this weekend—and in record time. I guess it being my first would make whatever I did a record, but this is big.   I normally run 3.33 miles in 40 minutes. Saturday, I ran (given, without hills and without 90 pounds of stroller, car seat, […]

July 1, 2013

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Running, Young Married Mom

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