I figured with five days in, it’s a good time to fill you in on my NaNoWriMo project, or at least the process of my NaNoWriMo project.

I’ve been doing NaNoWriMo for 17 years–that’s a LOT of words on the page. And, to be honest, there were only 3 years that I completely blinked out on. One of those years, I met my husband. One of those years, I got married. And one of those years,

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Dear Sophie,

As someone who has spent many years amassing knowledge about so many things, I’m stuck when it comes to working for someone else. My resume is crazy, but I hit the ground running and rock any job. I’ve been put in situations, handling them with professionalism and grace, that cause others to freak out. Despite this, I have realized my job is not a career.

At my current job,

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Linking Up Thursday : Bookish Edition

5 Tips for making the Disneyland Resort's EggStravaganza 2016 Egg-stra Special: AlwaysReiding

Linking Up Thursday : Bookish Edition is a new feature and I am so happy you are here! I have some great lists for you today, and links of course. The drill is for you to reply with your favorite links, or just share your own in a post on your site and share your link below!

Long Books… We love them,

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JetPens Haul 03/22/2016

Take a look at my new Jetpens.com haul video! I entitled the video JetPens Haul 03/22/2016. I was able to get the free shipping for an order over $25 and I was also able to snag three free gel pens for spending $40. I love that Jetpens.com stacks their offers! I have been ordering from them for years (and with my penpalling and color hobbies would LOVE an endorsement,

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WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot_AlwaysReidingFunny story, I was a Journalism major, and seriously considered being a foreign correspondent, even after September 11 changed the face of global reporting during my third year at University. And, shortly after that, a professor was hideous to me and I swore off university-based media.

Kim Barker originally wrote Whiskey Tango Foxtrot as The Taliban Shuffle about her experiences within the Middle East, in a place where no one wanted to go.

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