Love, A Friend

Our street has quite a few kids thirteen years old and younger. Most of them are using their newly found free time for riding bikes, creating chalk art on the sidewalk, and playing tag. Two girls, probably 7 and 8 years old, who live in the house at the apex of the cul-de-sac circle, have chosen a different way to spend their time. During the summer, their entrepreneurial ambitions are in high gear as they pull their red wagon door to door selling popsicles; marshmallows dipped in chocolate then frozen; and other treats.

Now that we are a month (or more? I’ve lost track of the days haha) into the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are shifting gears to support first responders, hospitals, small businesses, and people who need more help.

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How I’m Using Dragon Anywhere to Write More

Now that I’m in my groove of writing, my old carpal tunnel issues are resurfacing on my right hand. On a good day I had been writing up to 3000 words. But with the pain in my fingers, wrist, and forearm I just couldn’t keep up that pace.

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Last Writing Journal Entry

Weekly post to keep me accountable for what I want to accomplish. Click to see all journal entries.

When I started these Journal entries back in June of last year, I had just started taking my writing seriously. I had so many ideas and directions I could go, but I had a hard time settling on where to spend my time. These journal entries were a way to help me focus on one or two stories so that I could actually finish writing something.

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Celebrating My First Finished Story In Stressful Times

Before I get to the topic of this post, I just wanted to say a couple of words about what’s going on right now with the unknowns and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus. I know that it is a stressful time and that the experience is varying for everyone. I can only talk from my point of view in my community and my stage of life.

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