Dacia M Arnold

Mom, Author, SuperWoman

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Writing: The Art of Romanticizing Life

I’ll be the first to admit that my life is, by no means, glamorous. I am in, in no way, the best at anything. I have many talents but am a master of none, as the saying goes. But when I tell people stories of my life, they listen. Or they read, because I am […]

May 19, 2017
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A Snap Shot of Life on the Extra Board.

This super-short is in response to a writing prompt that is very dear to my heart. You can find the original post at What Inspires Your Writing? Twelve hours had come way too slow. He had been stopped in the middle of nowhere with no one else but the engineer for ten hours of the […]

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The Up Hill

  The thing about depression is there is no black and white. No yes or no. It’s a journey. Some days the going is hard and other days just treading water is a success. 5 days shy of 8 months and I finally feel like things are on the up for me. You see, getting […]

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Teething: The Cold Hard Truth

Imagine, if you will, an ache. A small swollen pain that is constant and further irritated by doing the one thing that soothes you. Then remove your ability to fix it, or even articulate your need for assistance aside from screaming bloody murder and thrashing around. You have becomeĀ a miniature angry octopus-banshee creature that is […]

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Just Jump

There was one time, I jumped out of an airplane. I had been on many before, even over a war zone when the turbulence was questionable to the pilot’s skill and flares shot out the back to ward off enemy fire. I would sometimes ask my fellow passengers if they would jump. Some looked at […]