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Winter Solstice

by Megan on Sunday, December 21st, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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I’ve always heard winter solstice referred to as “the shortest day of the year.” Today, I heard someone call this “the longest night of the year.” Same concept, but the latter sounds so much better: positive and even a little mysterious. …

Stocking Stuffer for Kids and Adults

by Megan on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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I’m currently obsessed with window crayons. They did not exist when I was a kid, but I discovered them at the craft store recently along with boring old kiddie paints and markers. They are fantastic for my toddler and they are …

Voting by Mail

by Megan on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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I voted in today’s election five days ago by mail.  I started voting by mail back when I was in the Navy, an Oregon  resident living anywhere but there. Even though the polling station is only a few miles away …

Photo Friday: Kodiak, Alaska

by Megan on Friday, October 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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While I love living on the warm, sunny California coast, I am a Washington state native and I really miss the chill in the air and changing of seasons this time of year. That’s why I’m especially excited to be spending …


by Megan on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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Cora Carmack is my top favorite NA author. The story of how she got her start is a lovely one about writing what she wanted to read, even through there was supposedly no market for it. Long story short, there was …

Day Hike at Mount Rainier

by Megan on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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Living in drought-stricken California, it was especially nice to be “home” in vibrant, lush, Washington state last week to visit family. One of the highlights of our trip was leaving Toddler with Grandma and escaping up to Mount Rainier for …

Our Completely Unglamorous Weekend in Las Vegas

by Megan on Monday, July 28th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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My husband and I have been to Las Vegas many times, but our lure to the area has never involved The Strip, rather, climbing at Red Rocks. Our trip to Vegas over the Fourth of July weekend was no exception, only it …

Taco Time Composts!

by Megan on Friday, May 30th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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While I was home in Washington state earlier this month, I was so pleased to discover that my favorite Pacific Northwest fast food chain, Taco Time*, is now composting or recycling everything in their restaurant. Utensils, food waste, cups, bags, …

Photo Friday: Pismo Coastline

by Megan on Friday, May 9th, 2014 in Uncategorized.
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New Adult: Let me explain

by Megan on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 in New Adult.
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Both of my finished novels feature women in their early twenties.   Both are contemporary and both contain love stories where the ending is happily-ever-after-for-now instead of happily-ever-after-with-nuptials. The problem is, after the demise of ChickLit, there wasn’t a home for …