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A Minimal Path to Maximum Living

Ethereal, Minimalism: Less Is More, Searching for Inspiration 6 Comments
A Minimal Path to Maximum Living

To quote Lisa Simpson, “A decluttered life is a happy life. A decluttered life is a happy life. A decluttered life….” I think you get the point. We haven’t watched The Simpsons in years, but caught part of the show one night and this is what Lisa was saying. My husband immediately turned to me. […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Natural and Noteworthy: Spider Plants

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Natural and Noteworthy: Spider Plants

Heard a crash a little while ago and two puppies came darting out of the sunroom, back legs trying to outrun the rest of their bodies. Among other things, it reminded me of a blog post I’d started writing on the subject of this morning’s mishap: the spider plant. Officially Chlorophytum comosum, it is also […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Can’t Stop on a Hill

Ethereal, Parenting, Searching for Inspiration 4 Comments
Can’t Stop on a Hill

“Can’t stop on a hill!” I can’t tell you how many times those words have been spoken in my household–always in a Southern accent, mind you–because this is how they were originally stated. The quote’s origin? Several years ago, my family (immediate and extended) took a trip to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. There, my sister’s […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Fighting Like Cats and Dogs?

Earthy, Ethereal, For the love of animals, Searching for Inspiration 2 Comments
Fighting Like Cats and Dogs?

Over the years, we’ve had a total of seven dogs and two cats. (I’m embarrassed to admit how many of them are with us currently–suffice it to say, pet hair is one of my main foes.) They’ve come to us from different circumstances (all but two were rescues, most had a pretty bad start in life) […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Beautiful Beliefs: A Perspective on Religion

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Beautiful Beliefs: A Perspective on Religion

I know, I know… religion and politics, dangerous territory. Bear with me, though. Yes, my last post was about a woman’s right to choose and though it might seem political, I’m of the view that such a personal decision shouldn’t be subject to the whims of politics. Today, however, there is no doubt about it; […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Without Choice: Where Are The Women?

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Without Choice: Where Are The Women?

In college, in response to a presentation someone gave on abortion, my classmates and I were asked to indicate anonymously on a slip of paper whether we were pro-life or pro-choice. I was the only person to answer, “Pro-choice, but pro-life for myself.” My teacher thought it was an interesting response. She said if we’d […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Top Ten Lessons Learned While Fostering Puppies

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Top Ten Lessons Learned While Fostering Puppies

About a month ago, my family fostered five puppies for a couple of weeks. It was a lot of fun and a lot of work, but it was also a learning experience. These are the top ten lessons we learned while fostering puppies: 1. Seventy-five-pound Golden Retrievers will try to escape three-pound puppies by attempting […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Newest Release!

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Newest Release!

Turns out that while I was lost editing someone else’s lovely book, the second book in my Watcher series, When No One’s Watching, was released! I had a little trouble finding it in both formats at first. (Those who know me well, know technology–of essentially any kind–and I haven’t exactly become BFFs yet.) Although I’m sure most […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Holiday Giveaway!

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Holiday Giveaway!

‘Tis the season for giving–and reading, apparently! My publisher, Wings ePress, has just announced a Holiday Giveaway that allows readers to pick a free book of their choosing. It’s as simple as deciding which Wings’ book you’d like to read–for FREE–and entering that title when you fill out the attached coupon. Then, you’ll go to […]

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Pre-Release Time!

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The things that happen when you’re caring for foster pups…. My sequel just became available for pre-order and, for now, it’s available at a discount! (Release date January 1st!) Pre-Release 25% off SALE!

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