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Posts made in January, 2013

The Worst Two Years of My Life

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Read Her Blog | 21 comments

The Worst Two Years of My Life

July 2009 Two months after being home from the hospital, the medical bills arrived in clumps. Some from Sabal; most for me. I wrote checks for the smaller statements first, leaving two large bills unpaid. We had $27.00 to survive the next couple of weeks. Scooping the piled papers together, the muscles around my neck constricted. My head bowed in defeat. From behind me his footsteps stopped, and I heard his knees crack as he crouched to a sitting position. The warmth of his hand caressed my...

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And The Book Cover Is…

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in Publishing/Cut Chapters, Read Her Blog | 21 comments

And The Book Cover Is…

After all the votes were tallied,┬áhere’s what you decided: 1) E: 35 (Headshot cover) 2) B: 28 (Blue cover w/ rushing doctor) 3) C: 16 (Collage of three photos) 4) D: 13 (Clouds, When God Intervenes) 5) A: 10 (Red and yellow cover with doctor) Jason and my sister, Christine, picked the top two (rushing doctors) and tried desperately to sway me in that direction for all the reasons most of you mentioned: “Sense of urgency, action.” But which was my *original* favorite, someone...

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