Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Value of Writing Daily

Ok we are here – the last day of March! It has been another amazing writing month. It went by quickly for me with something to write about almost everyday. There were amazing posts to read. So many that I … Continue reading

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Quiet Day –

Today we sit Watch quietly Talk softly Remember stories                                              Are thankful for our elders We made plans, exchanged … Continue reading

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  Life or the end of life takes us by surprise sometimes! I am traveling to visit an Uncle who has found himself suddenly at the end of life moments. Then driving further on to my Mother who has been … Continue reading

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Building Foundations – reading to writing

  “Good Writing is one of the forms that hard labor takes. – It is taking the nothingness of air and turning it into a pleasure palace built on a foundation of words.” Pat Conroy – My Reading Life My … Continue reading

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Puddles and Poetry

Puddles  Guess what I saw In a puddle one day, Starry and glary                                                    And grinning … Continue reading

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Learning to write

The clock said 4:12 – that is 4:12 in the morning. The dark was still upon us, the cold still outside, my husband sound asleep and I should be sleeping but my mind was spinning about how I am learning … Continue reading

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Tumbling through books – a silver of my reading life

It’s Tuesday and what I am reading is still rolling around in my head. I have a stack of new books (both kid and adult): I used the  gift certificate at the book store, I have a group of books … Continue reading

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