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Blog Intentions Be Damned

Blog Intentions Be Damned

My theme word for the year is HEALTH. When I started this blog I had no intentions of telling you about anything as boring as what I eat or my daily exercise regimen or how I’m doing with anything health related. Blog Intentions Be Damned… Continue reading

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Inspiration! Where do you find it?

Inspiration! Where do you find it?

Are you a person who sits quietly, deep in thought until the next great idea comes your way? Do you put yourself smack in the middle of chaos, drawing energy from the crush of noise as life occurs around you? Do you read what other’s have to write? Listen to what others have to say? Any of this? None of this?

Depending on the project, I require different recipes for success… Continue reading

You Know You’re a Writer When…

You Know You’re a Writer When…

You Know You’re a Writer When… It’s 2:00 am and your building fire alarm is going off for the first time since you moved in. You quickly get dressed for the cold night air that will embrace you if the alarm is real. Despite the interruption to the best REM sleep you’ve had in weeks, … Continue reading

Spec-tacular Steampunk Gadgeteer

Spec-tacular Steampunk Gadgeteer

For Halloween I created my costume. It was a labor of love in true Pocket Gail style. After scouring the thrift stores of NYC and picking up bits and bobs in my wanderings over the last month, I then spent a day with needle and thread and pliers and wire cutters and sandpaper and at one point, even a drill in hand. Continue reading

Confessions of a Nut Hater in Love

Confessions of a Nut Hater in Love

I love Honey Nut Cheerios! There. I said it. For years, I wouldn’t eat them. Wouldn’t even give them a second glance on a hotel breakfast bar much less the grocery store shelf. Why you ask? I can only think of one reason. I was a long time, self-professed, hater of nuts in food. Nuts … Continue reading

New Ventures Springing Up

New Ventures Springing Up

Spring is definitely in the air – and the air smells sweet.  Perhaps my recent burst of creative projects is a direct result of spring having sprung.  Or perhaps it is the culmination of a dormant season ready to be given room to grow in the new light.  But as I sit in front of … Continue reading