You need it more than you think

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The World War I era through the eyes of those who lived it

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It will make you a better writer

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We never painted by the numbers, baby / but we were making it count

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Take the Time to Work on Your Craft

Taylor set a goal at an early…


And what I did to fix them

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I adopted on a whim and didn’t do any due diligence

I failed to do any research before I adopted Scout. As a result, I had no idea how different life with a blind kitten would be. Although I quarantined Scout in…


A cat’s tail

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How one contest improved department morale and raised money for pet charities

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An easy way to keep track of your books

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Using a color wheel

I thought about organizing my books by color. You’ve probably seen the pictures on Instagram or Pinterest where people have duplicated a color wheel by shelving like-colored covers next to…


Each one is a creature of habit

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There’s nothing crazy about it

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1. You give your cats nicknames

My cats have several different nicknames. My cat, Hermione Granger, is…

Nancy Parish

Writer, Midwesterner, Amateur Cat Herder, Nap Enthusiast. Previously, Contributing Editor for CWIM. https://thesoundandfurry.com/

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