children’s book: “two little trees”

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1 One fine Spring day, two tiny saplings realized they were alive. Having just freshly sprouted, they looked at each other from across the soil, then looked around them at the landscape. 2 “Wow,” said one, who we’ll call Pecan, “look at all the giant oak trees over there! Think we’ll ever grow that big and tall?” 3 “Hmmph,” harrumphed the other, called Nettle, “I doubt it’s possible. I mean look at us – we’re puny in comparison!” 4 Pecan nodded in agreement for a moment, then said, “Well I think someday we’ll be big and strong too. I’m going to do whatever I can to grow!” 5 Nettle shrugged then told Pecan, “You go right ahead. I don’t think we should bother. There’s no way we’ll ever be […]

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Hello, world.

july

It’s me. Starting another blog. As if I didn’t have a whole graveyard of blogs past haunting me. So, this time, maybe I DON’T announce on Facebook and Instagram that I’m doing this until I make it a true practice and habit for myself. Hopefully, the third time truly is a charm. And hopefully, if I’m clear enough on my “why,” this time, blogging will stick. Bringing me to – the statement and declaration of my why: My ultimate life’s dream is to become a published, bestselling author one day. In order to experience success as an author, whether self-published or with a publishing house, these days, one needs an online presence and following. But, and maybe most importantly, the road to writing and publishing a book is lengthy, […]

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