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.

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