RENMELEON

Let the downloads begin!

Want 50 free holiday-themed interactive downloads? Check out Renmeleon on Patreon. The 25 days of my digital advent starts today!

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Bored.

So I wrote a book. Let me back up a little. I’ve written several books. Six children’s books, two novels (well three technically, though that one is half finished) and I’m about to launch another in the next few days. Where are they? Oh, yea. Unpublished. This year’s theme has been…

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Music is breath

Music has always been the one constant in my life. It has been the soundtrack to my joys, my fears, comforted me in every emotion, and spoken my words when I could not. I am always seeking out new music and am so overjoyed when I find something new. Playing…

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2018 we’re going to SHINE!

Several years ago I ditched resolutions and challenges for the new year. Planning my year around one central theme helped me focus on things a little better and I found I was more productive. December each year I meditate on the past year, what I’ve accomplished, what I would like…

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Setting the Tone

I’m working on Stalemate again. Val and I have been meeting with two close friends for a critique group every couple of weeks and we have been breaking it down, chapter by chapter. It has taken on a life of its own and I am very grateful for the feedback.…

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For gratitude

My lovely friend Beth made a post recently about what keeps her going in this crazy, beautiful, fucked up world we live in. It inspired me to list a few of my joys, just for me, but I encourage you to do the same. I originally posted this on Facebook,…

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Forward momentum

I am doing a bit of catching up. God willing, I’ll have new equipment when we get our tax return back. It’s been a crazy few of months fighting tech withdrawals and restructuring things. Till then, to stay sane, I’m going through a renewal process… REFOCUSING I enjoy blogging, but…

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Joy on Track

My family and I first found Rising Appalachia during our first First Friday Art Walk and I was hooked. The energy and vision of their music is invigorating, but it’s their soul and their joy that really makes it beautiful. I found this and had to share. I’m also a…

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Of Squirrels and Type

One of my favorite sounds in the world is that of a typewriter. There’s something primal to the creative soul about the sound of a key striking paper, leaving an impression behind, and that metallic clinking. Tap tap tap tap tink tap tink tap. My daughter and I spent our Sunday…

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