2017 Anti-Resolution Revolution

This is my second year participating in Julie Hedlund's Anti-Resolution Revolution (http://www.juliehedlund.com/2017-anti-resolution-revolution/). Julie’s approach – celebrating successes from the previous year and using them as a base to build upon – feels more hopeful and productive than writing your typical New Year's resolutions (I failed to accomplish X this year, but next year I'll make X happen!).…

Holiday Contest: Heartsick Reindeer

This is my second entry in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Annual Holiday Contest! You can read all the stories here: https://susannahill.com/2016/12/08/ho-ho-ho-the-6th-annual-holiday-contest-is-here/   Heartsick Reindeer’s Twelve Days of Christmas (300 words)   On the first day of Christmas, Heartsick Reindeer stared at his hooves, wishing he wasn’t alone. He asked, “How do I find true love?” No one answered.…

Holiday Contest: All Creatures Clinic

It's time once again for Susanna Leonard Hill's Annual Holiday Contest! You can read all the stories -- and enter your own story -- here: https://susannahill.com/2016/12/08/ho-ho-ho-the-6th-annual-holiday-contest-is-here/ This year the challenge is to use the basic format/concept of The 12 Days of Christmas. Fun, but challenging! I fear I stuck a little too close to the original…