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#WithOutaHome: First Experience (Burning Down the House)

“Homelessness was a positive step toward solving other problems.” — Survival Guide To Homelessness, “How To Solve Homelessness”, Saturday, May 28, 2011 Since I’ve begun reviewing my life and now clearly recognize homelessness as a pattern that began in my … Continue reading

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Director of “Tucht”, A Feature Film Grounded In Healing Child Abuse (A Theme In This Memoir)

COMING SUMMER, 2015 I am very happy and grateful to announce that I have been selected as the director of and a producer for the independent feature film, TUCHT, an ASAOPE Independent Filmworks production with support from the makers of … Continue reading

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First Beta Test for Adding A Soundtrack Is Complete

Premiere! I’m sharing the first beta interactive multimedia test version of my short story, Gifts. I’ve integrated literary and cinematic elements (music score, ambient effects and sound effects) to this tale to expand and enhance the storytelling experience. It’s all … Continue reading

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Follow “Sarah’s Last Words” Vision Board on Pinterest

The Creative Muse and Vision Board for the Sarah’s Last Words Project is up and available for you to follow on Pinterest. It includes images of the people and other resources visioned as the perfect team members to make Sarah’s … Continue reading

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BlogTracks: Getting To Know Peace

Getting To Know Peace “I AM happy to be at peace today.” I wrote these words as a status post on my Facebook profile page (Val Oliver) on Friday, August 5, 2011. These eight words have generated the largest response … Continue reading

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BlogTracks: You Dig, Dig, Dig. What Have You Got There? Gold!

Yesterday, I received a double rainbow during a nap in what I think was a dream even though I felt like I was awake. Now this is quite fascinating to me because I’ve been viewing and listening to a song … Continue reading

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BlogTracks: Soundtracks Included In Blog Posts

NEW FORMAT INCORPORATES MUSIC SOUNDTRACK INTO BLOG POSTS USING VIDEO AND TRACK LINKS. BlogTracks is the name of a new format I’m using to integrate my love of blogging, creative nonfiction memoir writing, film, and music to prepare for this … Continue reading

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