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via As of today, my book has been out for a week. My mom was at my house when my author copy came in the mail, and it was the most surreal feeling to see her flip it open to random page, because the first thing that came to my mind was, “Oh, I wrote […]


Because this has been the craziest week of my life.

It’s late at night and I know there’s no way I’m going to be able sleep because I’m so excited to share all of this with everyone.  In case you’re new around here: I wrote a book.  I’ve been so nervous that something was going to go wrong or fall behind schedule, so I’ve been afraid […]


This is Real Life: A Book Update

This week was a real peach, so I am especially happy that Friday has once again shown up with a cup of coffee and a day off.  1.  This guy is feeling so much better.  If you’ve ever had a dog, you understand how terrible last week was.  And you also understand that him feeling […]


A happy pup, exciting news, and warm weather.

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