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90 Spontaneous Days Around The World : How to discover your passions in the face of catastrophe

“the truth I ‘d been running from was so strong, it was as big as the promise of the coming day…” My roommate Hannah and I sleepwalked into our clothes. Together with our traveling companions, we piled in five jeeps to take the dizzying, nighttime drive to summit Mt. Bromo. I sat in the far […]

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Happy New Year! 2014’s greatest gift

The biggest gift 2014 gave me is the realization that: Big dreams are our birthright. Dream BIG. Believe. Watch what happens. Another great gift was walking barefoot in the rice paddies. A very Happy New Year to you, my faithful reader. You’ve stuck with me through thick and thin and now, I’m on the other side. […]

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More thankful this Thanksgiving than any other

  I sit at the fire pit where I first met him. The magic that night undeniable. There is no such magic tonight. I give a big smile to the flames and the memory and wonder why love disappears. The asking takes me back to Bali. Why is not a spiritual question Laura, my healer […]

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True love

I love you,’ Buttercup said. ‘I know this must come as something of a surprise to you, since all I’ve ever done is scorn you and degrade you and taunt you, but I have loved you for several hours now, and every second, more. I thought an hour ago that I loved you more than […]

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YA Storytellers “fireworks” excerpts — so hot they explode!

I’m excited to giveaway a signed paperback to a random Goodreads commenter in the YA Storytellers Book Club Group discussion of Shadow Slayer. Click here to participate…. https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/113416-ya-storytellers-book-club     Click here to listen to the series playlist! Here’s the “fireworks” excerpt from Shadow Slayer: He finally slows to a stop at the last deserted […]

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Teaser Tuesday: THE STORYTELLERS…release day a week away & e-ARC winners!

Congrats to Jodi, Kerri, Diana, Aimee & Daniela, winner of THE STORYTELLERS Cover Reveal e-ARC giveaway! There’s more giveaways on the book blog tour starting next week, and lots of exclusive excerpts, interviews and the book trailer & dream cast reveals too:D I hope you can join in the fun that gets started on 9.9.13. […]

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Malibu & 27 Years : The Sculpture Anniversary

Yesterday was our 27th anniversary. I found out that in the modern gift list, this is our Sculpture Anniversary. (Last year being original pictures? -Really?) I’m not sure if I’m into the modern list (especially since #44 is groceries :) ) but it’s kind of fun to check them out. Ours was a year of […]

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Beginnings

Happy New Year! 2013 roared in, in many unexpected ways for me. Here’s a picture of the New Year’s Day hike I took with my husband in Big Sur on the Skinner Trail, at Devil’s Peak. I have a love of surprises. On the drive down to Big Sur we saw whales spouting in the […]

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