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Wild Horses

Wild Horses by Rita Goldner As an avid plein air painter, I often find myself on a folding chair on the banks of the Salt River. The landscape itself is picturesque enough, but sometimes I get a bonus. Several small … Continue reading

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The Science of H2O

The Science of H2O by Rita Goldner Lately I’m knee-deep in research on water, specifically the water cycle. I’m close to the finish line for my picture book, Agent H2O Rides the Water Cycle. I’ve completed the text, and it’s … Continue reading

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Write About What You Know… (or Not!)

Write About What You Know… (or Not!)   by Rita Goldner Writers are often directed in how-to books, classes, and webinars to write about a familiar subject, something about which they can speak with authority. Even better, the writing coaches … Continue reading

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Blue Footed Booby

Blue Footed Booby by Rita Goldner The delightful subject of this month’s blog is fun and whimsical, and may even appear goofy-looking at times. Of course these attributes launch the blue footed booby to the top of my favorite birds … Continue reading

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Ants

Ants by Rita Goldner Many of my author colleagues have eschewed New Year’s Resolutions, which are often worded negatively. “I’ll give up bad eating habits,” “I’ll quit procrastinating,” “I won’t complain so much,” “I’ll organize my messy office,” and so … Continue reading

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Lifetime Gift or Landfill Gift?

Lifetime Gift or Landfill Gift? by Rita Goldner I’m telling a holiday gift-giving story in reverse. The ending is at the city dump. According to research (references listed below) approximately 1 percent of plastic toys remain in use six months … Continue reading

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Mexican Red-Kneed Tarantula

Mexican Red-Kneed Tarantula by Rita Goldner This month’s interesting animal is a Mexican red-kneed tarantula. A particularly beautiful creature, this one has red-orange leg joints. The wild ones live in the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur mountain ranges in Mexico. … Continue reading

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