Monthly Archives: January 2011

Late yesterday afternoon

I realized, late yesterday afternoon, that one year ago, as I stopped spinning from a stroke 10 days earlier, Dennis came home at 10:00 a.m. and had been laid off from his 15+ year drafting/designer job at what we always … Continue reading

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Is it an omen?

This morning the top of my coffee cup handle fell off, leaving me thankfully holding securely onto the cup by the bottom of the handle. Such a surprise. At the very moment this happened, I was wondering if it’s time … Continue reading

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I keep forgetting . . .

.. . that the name of this blog is BEECONCISE. My daughter and I thought this was hilarous, a place to put all my words WITH a reminder to BE CONCISE, or MORE concise, if that’s possible for Chatty Cathy … Continue reading

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What’s it all about, Alfie?

Wasn’t that a line from Georgie Girl? I’m beginning to understand that more as I get older, and it especially pertains to my TV watching.  My question – What’s this all about? This violence in nearly every show I enjoy? And … Continue reading

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So few words . . .

Really, think about it.  Only 500 words to put down what happens in a 65,000 or 85,000 word novel. Could I do it?  Gasp!  Didn’t think so, but I did.  This was our goal with the Mary Buckham on-line synopsis … Continue reading

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Boy, am I sleepy . . .

For me today has been a full writing day. Woke up at 2:15 a.m., got out of bed, sat down right here at the computer, and proceeded to finally draft out a synopsis for my novel. It’s only been how … Continue reading

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If you think you’re having a stroke …

Really, if you ever think you’re having a stroke, you probably are. I found out, one year ago tonight, when I began having a stroke. A friend from my yoga class this morning told me that a ‘bleed’ is called … Continue reading

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