Tag Archives: Barb Musings

Retro Cocktail Recipe of the Month

Writing The In Crowd has had me immersed in midcentury culture, and nothing epitomized the 50s and early 60s like the classic cocktail.  Since I love a good cocktail as much as the next person, I thought that each month, … Continue reading

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Of Cheerleaders, Mentors and Lost Potential

Growing up, I didn’t have a lot of cheerleaders. My parents were good, loving parents who genuinely wanted the best for their children.  It’s just that their world was small. Having both grown up poor, they preferred choices that were … Continue reading

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Playing The Long Game Part 3

AKA You’re Probably Not Reading This and That’s Okay “How many people read your blog?” my friend asked. “I don’t know,” I replied, before adding silently, “Very few.” Look, I know blogging feels like a futile waste of time. I … Continue reading

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Monday Musing: A Thought for the Day

  A short a sweet post for today’s Monday Musing. More of a reminder to myself than anything. You can’t be everything to all people, so why tire yourself out trying? Trying to please everyone is an impossible task. Just … Continue reading

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When Fear Holds You Back

Forget everything I said last week about life getting in the way of my writing.  This week, I figured out why I’m really having so much trouble finishing the rewrites on The Suburbs Have Secrets. It’s fear. For nearly a … Continue reading

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