Author Archives: 1WriteWay

About 1WriteWay

Writer, blogger, knitter, and cat lover.

Views From the Road: Back to Nevada Where There’s No Hurricanes #MondayBlogs #Rockcandy

The good news is my home and hearth came through Hurricane Michael with some inconvenience but no damage, no loss of life or limb, nothing but a scary few hours and no power for a couple of days. Words cannot … Continue reading

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Another Unscheduled Interruption #HurricaneMichael

Now if I were a planner, I’d have all my remaining posts on our vacation written, proofed, revised and scheduled. But “Planner” is not my middle name. My middle name doesn’t even begin with P. A more disciplined person than … Continue reading

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Views From the Road: Reno, Nevada #MondayBlogs #travel

When we told people about our upcoming vacation, and that part of it would be in Reno, most responded, “Reno?! Why Reno?” Often I answered, “Why not?” When we lived in San Francisco, we spent our summer vacations hiking and … Continue reading

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We’ll Always Have Messenger #MondayBlogs #ILoatheFacebook

A few days ago I took a Texas chainsaw to my Facebook friend list. I was teetering on a tipping point, the same tipping point that I’ve been balancing myself on for a few years now. I’ve come to loathe … Continue reading

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We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Programming … #bookreview #shamelesspromotion

Florida’s Emerging Writers, published by Z Publishing House, is now printed and available for purchase. I have a story published in this anthology and, yeah, I’m pretty proud of it. That’s about as shameless as I can get. No wait. … Continue reading

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Views From the Road: Beaches #beaches #PointReyesNationalSeashore #MondayBlogs

After our weekend in San Francisco, my husband and I drove (or he drove and I rode) to Lagunitas, a small town in Marin County, near Point Reyes National Seashore. When we lived in San Francisco in the late 1980s, … Continue reading

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Views From the Road: Mount Hamilton and the Lick Observatory #Mondayblogs #travel

Continuing with our late summer travels to California and Nevada, our next stop was the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton. We had been to the Lick Observatory in 2012; traveling there from San Francisco is a day’s journey and given … Continue reading

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Views From the Road: Devil’s Slide and Mussel Rock

I recently returned from a two-week vacation to the West Coast and thereabouts. It was a busy but fun vacation, visiting friends and familiar places, making new friends and having new experiences. It was one of those vacations you didn’t … Continue reading

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Views From the Road: Teaser #Mondayblogs #travel

Guess where we went on vacation … Guess what my husband did most of the time we were on vacation … More on this and other adventures later. I’m still recovering. UPDATE on my short story in Florida’s Emerging Writers: … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Book Reviews: The Bone Curse by Carrie Rubin #MondayBlogs #bookreview

As many of you should know, Carrie Rubin is the author of three novels: The Seneca Scourge, Eating Bull, and (most recently) The Bone Curse. I’ve already reviewed Eating Bull here. I don’t always read in order, that is, in … Continue reading

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