Category Archives: Life 101

#AuthorsInSpace: Cara Bristol’s functional writing office…#scifirom

I had another author’s post scheduled for today, but it fell through, so you get me. What is most special to me about my office is that it is mine, all mine, only mine and is devoted to my writing … Continue reading

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Getting organized during the lull….

As a author, I have a lot to keep track of and to schedule. I hate it when I can’t find something or my email inbox balloons to hundreds of emails. I’m afraid I’ll drop the ball and miss something, … Continue reading

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Victory! I reached my #WeightWatchers goal! #HealthyLifestyle #HealthyEating

Last week I finally met my weight loss goal to lose 10 pounds (actually 10.5). I joined Weight Watcher’s on May 22, 2017 and reached my goal on November 6, 2017. It took 5 ½ months—that’s less than a ½ … Continue reading

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Organized clutter…the office of author Eve Langlais #AuthorsInSpace

By Eve Langlais My office is in my house on the main floor. It used to be the combined living room dining room space. Since we never used it, it became my office. Now the family congregates in the family … Continue reading

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A ‘creative’ writing office for author Sue Lyndon #AuthorsInSpace #ScifiRom

By Sue Lyndon My home office is for more than writing, as you can see from the scrapbooking area to the right and the sewing desk to the left. I do all sorts of creative things in my office, although … Continue reading

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Authors v. artists, books v. art…similarities & notable differences

Art and writing….are they alike? This past Friday I attended the “First Friday Art Walk” in Springfield, Missouri, a monthly event in which local galleries hold an open house and feature the works of local artists. You can drink wine, … Continue reading

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Funny food stories…some humor for a Monday

What do you blog about when you have nothing to blog about? Food! I thought I’d share a few funny stories involving food. The tamale tale My sister-in-law, a respiratory therapist, had worked in Saudia Arabia, where she met and … Continue reading

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What you need to know about the August 21 Solar Eclipse #SolarEclipse2017

On August 21, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina in a 70-mile wide swath, turning daylight to twilight.  The Great American Total Solar Eclipse will move through Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, … Continue reading

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On Passengers the movie, infinity and mortality…#PassengersMovie

We are finite beings in an infinite universe. I watched the movie PASSENGERS recently, and it impressed upon me my own mortality. In the movie, 5,000 passengers and 250 crew members are on a massive space ship headed for a … Continue reading

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#RIP my favorite shirt, I’ll always love you…

You never get tired of your favorite clothing. No matter how worn they become, you still love them (not like the other clothes in your closet). I had a sky blue silk dress that I loved.  I felt so good … Continue reading

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