Monthly Archives: September 2012

On Final Approach

Writing is a journey. And like most good journeys, it’s about what happens along the way more than the destination. But I’m now on my final approach for Phoenix … Readers, thank you for flying with us on Air Phoenix. … Continue reading

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Mommy, Where Do Stories Come From?

It’s probably easier to explain the birds and the bees to a four-year-old than it is to explain where stories come from. While there are far fewer body parts involved, the answer isn’t simple at all because each writer has … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

That which we call a character By any other name smell as sweet? Juliet may have been trying to soothe her lover’s concerns over their warring families, but I completely disagree with her notion that a name is a meaningless … Continue reading

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What Else I’ve Been Doing …

It’s a beautiful rainy Sunday and our new dog woke us up at 6:30 (sweet Charlie doesn’t realize mom and dad won’t be late to work on a Sunday). I should be composing a profound and educational blog, but I … Continue reading

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Second Chance Charlie

I got my first dog the week after I graduated from college. Even though I thought I knew everything – I mean, heck, didn’t that piece of paper with a stamped signature demonstrate that I am a certified know-it-all – … Continue reading

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