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”  “Shop local” isn’t just a trendy catch-phrase; it’s one simple way that any one of us can vote for change with our dollars. Shopping local not only keeps our hard-earned dollars in our neighborhoods; it also fosters stronger communities.”
~Cheryl Leutjen, Interview by Camilla Downs on Meet the Authors

This excerpt from this recent interview was penned before I had any notion of the novel coronavirus. Before I could imagine that visiting

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Box of Toilet Paper from Who Gives A Crap

I suddenly feel like one of the wealthiest people in the world. I’m sitting, literally and figuratively, on a case of 48 rolls of toilet paper. Never thought I’d be so excited about toilet paper—even though I have been known to get pretty

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The Blank Page.

It’s a new year, and turning over the cover of that 2020 calendar is as daunting as facing the dreaded blank page—if you’re a writer, anyway. Something as innocuous as an empty Word doc can take out the most seasoned of us. That maddening blink, blink, blink of the cursor saps

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“Just a few hours of reading about the ruination of our oceans, and I’m tempted to take Tina Fey’s lead. Head to the local bakery for an extended episode of “sheet caking.” Support a local business, she suggests, request frosting in the colors of an American flag for patriotism, and shove in fistfuls for

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