• Blog Business,  Life

    Reflections on A Decade of Inconsistent Blogging

    When I was a kid I considered myself a writer. I was a lover of words. I used to read the dictionary for fun and I’d collect words and hang them around my room, sounding them out until they felt right in my mouth and putting the definition in my own words so that I knew I knew what it meant. Story-craft was my hobby and I’d fill notebooks and binders full of my own characters and observations about my little kid world. I only have a fraction left of what I wrote back then, but I remember it all so vividly and I loved it all. I thought that…

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    Check Out The New Digs: truly claire Has Been Redesigned

    It has been a long three months without you but the blog redesign is finally here! I wish I could say I spent that whole time working on content for the blog, drinking my water, and minding my edges; but alas, no. The break from daily posting gave me room to deal with some real challenges I had: asthma frustrations, a very expensive A/C repair, nursing Crispin who got injured in a cat fight, and collaborating with friends on another web venture that will soon be launched. It’s been a lot on me mentally and financially but I’m coming up on the light at the end of this tunnel and it…