Monthly Archives: March 2017

Day 21 – Slice of Life Challenge – Joining the Party

I am not much of a party goer and not much of a joiner. I do love sitting with friends and chatting. I love having tea with people and learning from them. I am pushing past my party fears and … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Slice of Life Challenge – Balance, the first day of spring!

It is the spring equinox. It means the Earth has hit the turning point in its orbit where neither the North or the South poles are tilted towards the sun. The Sun will spend roughly equal amounts of time above … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Slice of Life Challenge – We have a writing Group

We have a writing group! We started years ago when most of us were part of the Minnesota Writing Project. We were randomly thrown together – 4 of us! two old and two young all teachers all married, three with … Continue reading

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Day 18 – Slice of Life Challenge – Seeking ideas

Stuck with writing this morning –  I reworked a piece this morning for my writers group which meets tomorrow. I read over a few chapters in Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott. I paged through Keeping a Nature Journal, by … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Slice of Life Challenge – night poetry

4:00 A.M startled awake alert listening for sounds silence is felt stumble to the bathroom stumble back to notice light pouring in over the pillow a cold clear sky with a hazy bright moon cresting over the peak of the … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Slice of Life Challenge – to many notebooks

I am fascinated by notebooks. I am always looking for, reading about or reading the notebooks of others. I seem to be looking for what people put in notebooks. I know there is much chatter about what kind of notebook … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Slice of Life Challenge – another challenge is food

I have known I am odd for a long time. I have always been on the wrong side of this challenge. The issue is food! I don’t really care about it. I know that it is hard for some to … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Slice of Life Challenge – overlapping processes

I am still reviewing my old red notebook. It has notes that are for my garden blog. The focus of the notebook is science and plants so it was interesting as I read this morning a few pages of notes … Continue reading

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Day 13 – Slice of Life Challenge -It’s about the Struggle!

The Real Work – It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, And that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Slice of Life Challenge – A Good idea (?) and the need for feedback

Six years ago, I sat down with a little red notebook, with the words create all over the cover, and started writing question. It was a time in my life when things were changing around me and I was trying … Continue reading

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