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Whatcha got for me?

For the last month, I’ve been waking up between 3 and 4 a.m. every morning.

Every. Morning.

No exceptions. I’m getting a cosmic poke in the ass to do something. I’m just not sure what.

I watched the late, great Wayne Dyer many times on TV…

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I am most emphatically NOT a churchgoer. If you’re offended, then this is not the article for you. However, stick around if you don’t care where a person worships or how they worship. You are my audience.

And no, don’t keep reading if you think I’m going to take a…

I believe we’re granted a kind of grace in aging. Though that’s one of those things, you don’t wake up and realize until you’ve been on the journey for a while. The realization comes on slowly for most of us and for some unfortunate souls, it’s never recognized at all.

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I devour content on Medium.

Then compare what I think and write to the content that I’ve read. I’m not pithy enough, not worldly enough, not in touch with current events and trends, I don’t make the leaps of intuition that others do, and I’m the laziest researcher around.


or why my writing is going to be crap for a while.

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So, my write everyday effort fell flat on its face yesterday. I had an “I just can’t” day. Which didn’t stop me from writing a whining, multi-part text message to my best friend about why I couldn’t. …

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I’m the baby of the family. My parents married in midlife when each already had two kids. 11 months after they married … oops … they had me!

The upside to this is I was pretty much raised like an only child during a period when my parents had disposable…

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You sit down at your keyboard, a title pops into your head and you wonder “now what do I do with this?”.

That’s me today. A Place To Remember. Popped into my head … now, what do I do with this?

Start writing, it will come.

I remember a lot…

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I haven’t been able to sleep worth a damn for the last three nights. Each morning, my husband has asked if there’s something bothering me. Each time I answered in the negative.

Nothing’s overtly bothering me.

At least I don’t think so.

My brain doesn’t seem to be chewing on…

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Just write, every day.

It’s not hard.

Sit at your computer. Write.

Grab a pad of paper. Write.

Start a Blog.

Write on Medium.

Write on Facebook (which is like trying to make the sound of one hand clapping any more). But it’s still writing. Write.

Tweet. Oh wait, is…

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Patricia Lemieux

Midlife Blogger, Artist, Seeker, Techie. People tell me I'm funny, but I'm not sure if they mean that in a good way.

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