Author Archives: Erica

About Erica

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Long Line of Love …

“I come from a long line of pain My family suffered greatly for my gain And I think a lot about How my daddy died So I would not live without And his heart lives in my song …” Amos … Continue reading

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Meetings along the Edge

I’ve seen Ravi Shankar perform so often in my life that I took for granted that he’d always be somewhere, close by, playing his sitar with a sweet smile on his face. The last time I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Moments …

15 August 2012 This morning, for reasons that can’t be explained logically, I decided that even though I had overslept my alarm and missed the 8 a.m. class, and was “supposed” to start baking for this weekend’s beach trip at … Continue reading

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Natalia Michaella

27 August 2012 Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the day I delivered my 3rd child, our daughter.  Her full name is Natalia Michaella Woods-Quigley, but we mostly call her Natalie. She died in my womb sometime during the early … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes …

20 August 2012 …sing it like David Bowie … “So I turned myself to face me but I’ve never caught a glimpse of how the others must see the faker I’m much too fast to take that test Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes … … Continue reading

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Balance, Surrender, Change & Himalayas

21 March 2012 1:17 pm  “Balance! Balance! Noooo Balance!!” Brandon Woods, circa early 1990 (he was 18-months-old) “…I will be changing every day forever and ever, mama.  You need to get OK with that.” Gabriel Woods, circa mid 1992 (he … Continue reading

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Delhi, India

20 March 2012 In late 2009, I went to Delhi, India with my eyes wide open.  It was an experience I’m still having a hard time expressing in words.  So many amazing things, so many tragic things …the sacred and … Continue reading

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First post

  February  2012 I’ll post updates on my life, e-mails to friends, and other random musing moments here.

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Hello World!

I like that …Hello World!  It feels appropriate, so I won’t change it. Welcome to my website, everyone.  You’ll find all sorts of fun stuff here …musings on life, a fun fiction novel you can purchase, and updates on whatever … Continue reading

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