Trigger warnings…

Considering some of the topics I cover, I think my name as a byline ought to be construed as a trigger warning for some things. After reading a couple of really interesting posts on the subject – from the September 2015 Atlantic, and an August 2015 Salon post – I decided maybe we should simplify things. There…

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Opa RK Style… welcome to my world!

Every now and then, I do some work as a freelance writer. It’s a rare thing in part because I’m really not actively pursuing freelance gigs and in part because I’m darn picky about what kind of work I’ll accept. There was a time when I was essentially making a living as a freelancer. At…

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Reviewing the Draft…

No, sillies, I’m not talking politics or sports… I tend to collect a lot of possible posts, posts-in-progress and notes for potential-posts-in-progress. Eventually, I wind up with a cluttered pile of draft posts that can drive me nuts. They range from the really frustrating, “Dammit! I got so darn busy I totally forgot about that…

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And so it came to pass…

I began this strange odyssey six years ago… yep, today is officially my WordPress anniversary. So let’s see… if we’re following the traditional routine that would mean… ummm… candy (cool!) and iron (umm… can it be in the form of cast iron skillets?) The modern interpretation is wood… and I’ve got nothing smart assy about that. Sorry. Throughout,…

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Very Inspiring Blogger… the awards!

“huh?” that was the sound I made while reading a comment on one of my blog posts. Teepee over at Serendipity (a blog that never fails to make me think, and usually makes me smile as well) honored me with the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Huh. Wow… I’m… well, speechless. And honored. And humbled. And……

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