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About TURTLE QUEEN WRITEPLACE

Life has provided many challenges that have made me stick my neck out even when I didn't want to, Those experiences have made me strong and resilient, and have allowed me to keep moving towards my goals despite any adversity. These are the wonderful qualities of the turtle. Life's challenges have placed me on the thrown as The Turtlequeen.

THE POWER OF MOM

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Ever wonder why Mother’s Day is a day almost like Christmas, Easter or Thanksgiving? So much excitement, so much spending, preparation and cleaning for this celebration. It’s because of the Power of Mom. When…

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INSTANT LOVE FROM THE GINGERBREAD MAN – A Short Story

“Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.” Willa Cather I can still remember vividly the incredible smell of plump raisins buried in the belly of my Godfather’s gingerbread muffins. These extraordinary … Continue reading

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DISTORTED IMAGES

Oft times the world around us prefers that we live a clone like existence – one in which inhabitants follow each other mindlessly – like lemmings going over the end of a cliff. It becomes difficult to encourage individual thinking … Continue reading

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Woman Power – Fluttering on Wings of Unity

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I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been…

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No In-Between

We live in a world of extremes: extreme TV, extreme wars, extreme images, extreme thoughts, feelings, and more. As I examine my inner thoughts and feelings, I find myself sometimes in a maze of extremes — extreme judgments, extreme opinions, … Continue reading

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DREAMS DEFFERRED

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? ? ?? I’ve sometimes been guilty of getting stuck in a dream – one that plays over and over in my head like a bad movie.? I become tortured by the repetitiveness of…

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About advice and being told what to do…

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THE TEA LEAVES TOLD THE STORY

    I remember so well sitting at my grandmother’s kitchen table, waiting anxiously for Sister Rose.  She came by every Wednesday to bring my “Nana” mystical news of good fortune.  You simply didn’t bring bad news to my grandmother’s … Continue reading

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QUIET PLEASE!! – THERE ARE HUMAN BEINGS PRESENT.

                              People love to talk but hate to listen. Listening is not merely not talking, though even that is beyond most of our powers; it means … Continue reading

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Reserved Only For a Special Month

“Abuse thrives only in silence. You have the power to end domestic violence simply by shining a spotlight on it.”     Leslie Morgan Steiner – Author of book “CRAZY LOVE” Today I received a TED TALKS video from my … Continue reading

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