Author Archives: Natalie R. Collins

About Natalie R. Collins

Natalie has more than 30 years writing, editing, proofreading and design experience. She has written 20 books (and counting), has worked for the Sundance Film Festival, and as an investigative journalist, editor, and proofreader. She embraces her gypsy-heart and is following her new free-thinking journey through life. Follow her as she starts over and learns a bunch of life's lessons--some the hard way.

Brainstorms and Building Walls

Originally posted on Bleeding_Heart_Blog:
I’ve had a uniquely obnoxious and oft-debilitating inherited genetic disorder all my life. It doesn’t show on the outside, so people don’t realize I struggle with it. And most often, I don’t tell them…

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The boy who heard crickets: Darrien Hunt, the Mormons, and the Zion Curtain of silence

Originally posted on Bleeding_Heart_Blog:
“You’re just hassling me. I don’t have to talk to you.” Seven shots to the back later, 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was dead. Chased down like an animal by an officer of the law, Corporal…

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The Internet Panhandler Disses All Women

Dear Matt Walsh, I must admit I had no idea who you even were until someone talked about your blog causing an uproar, so I did a Google search, and lo and behold, therily there you were thus, or something … Continue reading

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Ooooohhhhhmmmmmmbabyelephantsbabyelephants

So, I heard through many different sources that meditation will help you deal with stress, which in turn will help you to be healthier, because we all know stress sucks. The lady on the Internet said to think of a … Continue reading

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“Just don’t talk…. listen.”

I read on the Internet that meditation is really good for you, especially as you make lifestyle changes and try to seek out peace. My soul is like constantly trying to mediate the war going on in my body, and … Continue reading

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patiently awaiting promotion and for things to get better.

patiently awaiting promotion and for things to get better..

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I hate it

I hate it when I am writing poetry and it accidentally rhymes. I know. I’m a rebel like that. #poetry #rhymingpoetry #nataliehates #accidents

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This kid. And Ellen.

This kid. And Ellen.   #thiskid #ellen #amazing #nuffsaid

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Mews: Poppy the world’s oldest cat dies at the age of 24

Marc likes cats. I like cat videos. We have something in common. Katzenworld So while reading one of our local newspapers today we found these rather sad but yet interesting news. Apparently poppy who lived in Bournemouth – UK passed … Continue reading

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This man

Dudes. Word.

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