Life

This Farm Life

I’m entering day six in a ten day stretch of watching the ol’ homestead solo. I go back and forth with calling it a farm and a homestead. It is kind of half-and-half really. We have the following: 22 goats 22 dogs (seriously) upteen chickens (I’ve lost track thanks to various predators and an in-between coop status) 5 cats (three…

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Lists

Translation Station & the Reading Glasses Podcast

Okay, so if you’ve ever met me in person, there is a strong chance you’ve heard my “We Need More Works in Translation” speech. Once I get going, it’s basically a train you can’t stop. And I’m not even the tiniest bit sorry because, hey, We Need More Works in Translation. Now, when Mallory O’Meara reached out and asked if…

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Musings, Writer

Fear

Self-doubt and fear are a constant for me when it comes to writing. To be a writer has been my dream since I started reading. The idea of creating and shaping worlds, characters, stories, is intoxicating. In the back of my mind there are always writing ideas churning. “That’d make a great title.” “Great first line!” “What if this character…

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Musings, Writer

It begins

Here is where I will be able to share all things Shana, in a slightly more formatted version at least. From books I loved to crazy animal antics, I’ll be sharing more about my life and what I have going on within these digital walls; while also holding myself accountable as I work towards my goals. I live in a…

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