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Since We're Doing Throwback Thursday...
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Since We're Doing Throwback Thursday...

Momservation: “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” ~Marcel Proust

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It’s no surprise that as a writer I have always written.

It started with my first diary filled with elementary thoughts:

“I hate my brother!” (After he stole my diary and read it.)

I graduated to journals and better hiding places, my musings reflecting my teenage focus:

“Jeff said ‘Hi’ to me today in the halls! I’m so totally gonna die!!!”

I started a poetry journal, mostly filled with lovesick poems with titles like these:

“Longing”, “One Way Love”, “Love Confession”, or “Even Though We Just Met”. (I was sure an 80’s hairband would’ve killed for my material.)

Eventually, by the end of college, I filled half a dozen journals with my writings plus a three inch binder with all my poetry.

Most of it is cringe worthy, but I never gave up on the process of putting my thoughts on paper, hopeful of where I was headed, reflective on where I’d been, the outlet of writing liberating my soul. And when you put so many thoughts on paper over the years, an evolution is inevitable...

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