Category Archives: Blogging

My Favorite Possession

I was just over two years old when I received the toy that I loved the very most. It came wrapped in a soft white cloth with blue strips. I was told to sit down and carefully hold out my … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunity

“Mom!” shouted Mimi, “Did you know that this Sunday is Mother’s Day?” “What?” I asked as a shot of adrenaline shot through my body. How could it possibly be Mother’s Day already I wondered to myself. My panicked thoughts were … Continue reading

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Hello! Remember me?

Hello Friends! It’s been a while since I’ve seriously thought about blogging again. It was such a huge part of my life for so long…and then Facebook came along. It seemed so much simpler to just write a few lines … Continue reading

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This Summer: A Manifesto

School let out a week ago and I’ve been a little at loose ends as I don’t teach during the summer.  I have a huge lists of projects that need doing, but somehow I’m not terribly inspired to get started.  … Continue reading

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Finding My Voice

I’ve signed up for what I think is going to be an amazing eight week, online workshop.  It’s being put on by Kristin of Rukristin Papercrafts, a blogger that I may have been stalking for a little while.  The goal … Continue reading

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Blue Moon

Shaun and I were snuggled in our bed, he with his iPad and I with my kindle. I was deeply engrossed my novel when I was abruptly pulled from my tale. I sighed, thinking Shaun was getting ready to regale … Continue reading

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Speaking of Serendipity

Ok, maybe we weren’t speaking of serendipity, but we should.  It’s got a great meaning and it just feels good saying it.  Try it.  Let it just roll out of your mouth ser-innnn-dip-it-eee.  It helps if you play by saying … Continue reading

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Blame It On Facebook

Last week, Carol of Northwest Ladybug made a post that’s been clanging around in my mind for that last few days.  (I hope you are happy Carol!) Basically, she wrote about how she had started to second guess herself about … Continue reading

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Sleeping On the Job

Twenty-four days.  I blogged for  twenty-four days in a row for NaBloPoMo.  Then, I forgot.  Just when I was finally getting into a rhythm, I forgot all about blogging for a few days.  Um…I’m going to blame it on the … Continue reading

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Just In Case You Were Wondering…

One of my girlfriends sent me an email this morning.  (Hi Barrie!) She was concerned that I might have fallen off the planet.  She said that she had sent me about a bazillion Facebook messages since I had come home … Continue reading

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