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I write about my mystical, majestical writer life, cats, and other shenanigans as a young adult writer.

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  • Hey.

    November 28, 2019 by

    Welcome to the blog! Hey. I’m Sam. (If you already know me, feel free to skip this part. I’m catching up everyone else). I write, eat cheese, chill with my cats, and complain about the Florida heat. I used to be a manager in retail and now I’m paid to write words in the correct… Read more

  • Pee and The Plastic: Bribes Don’t Last

    August 4, 2022 by

    A while back, I wrote about Maggie’s little peeing problem – and how my mother began to bribe her to use the litter box. Well – bribes don’t last. That’s right. She struck again – this time, it was in her beloved circle bed. The one that sits on the table where I work when… Read more

  • So You Registered for A Marathon…

    May 1, 2022 by

    So, you registered for a marathon. Now what? I signed up for my first marathon – the one at Wal Disney World in January. I’ve never gone more than 13.1 miles at once, but something, somewhere in my little ambitious mind was like, “Let’s see what happens when we run 26.2 miles in one day.”… Read more

  • Figure Skating 101: Blades

    April 27, 2022 by

    Figure skating is a beautiful sport – it’s like ballet on ice. Only the skaters wear knives on their feet and run the risk of getting “ice burn” on any exposed skin. Growing up on the ice, I’ve encountered many questions from non-skaters. The most popular one? Are the blades sharp? Yes – the blades… Read more

  • So You Registered for A Marathon: The Dreadmill

    April 24, 2022 by

    Living in Florida has its perks. The summers (early May until late October), however, are not one of them. Between the Love Bugs, spiders large enough to eat a mid-sized cat, humidity thick enough to drown you, and the fear of your flip-flops melting to a Publix parking lot, let’s just say running outside is… Read more

  • Training for A 10K

    April 2, 2022 by

    *Disclaimer: I am not a professional athlete or doctor – these posts are solely based on my experience. All athletes are different and experiences vary. If you are experiencing pain, discomfort, or need medical attention, please see a physician. My experience training for a 10K First – I did my first 10K as a virtual… Read more

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