Nathalie's Notes

Raising the Hardy Boys

Over the years people have asked if I could write more about the process of writing and publishing. Nope. I can’t. Because I can’t speak to The Process or pretend I know how it works for others, but I did agree to share more about my own. As with everything, I try to be real …

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By NATHALIE HARDY | May, 2014 Published in the Yamhill Valley News-Register I’m fielding a lot of questions these days about how things are going for my stay-at-home mom redux. It’s a fair question. I usually come back with something flippant about missing bathroom doors that lock and luxuries like uninterrupted conversations and driving in …

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By Nathalie Hardy | March 14, 2014 | News-Register It’s with mixed feelings I write this column, announcing another life change for the Hardy family. I’m throwing in the towel on this whole reporter-mama business. Don’t get me wrong. Being a fulltime reporter on the county beat, while raising two youngsters, can be done. Just …

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  *Image credit: Carta Bella Paper Summer starts today … it's hard to tell with the freakishly fall-like weather we're having here in this corner of Oregon, no complaints just an observation. It's hard for me to believe it's been a year since I returned to work full time as a reporter after five years …

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