Moments That Make It All Worthwhile

Posted Oct 1 2016 in , , , , , , ,

This week my daughter came home with an assignment for her 8th grade English Language Arts class. They are studying suspense (go figure) and they are charged with writing a story. She’d written the beginning in class and was dying to have me listen to it. And, let’s face it, I was dying to hear […]

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Finding Motivation

Posted Sep 3 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

Everyone warned me. “Be careful. Make sure you have a plan laid out, goals that will keep you writing once this organism called an MFA program ends. Some people stop writing altogether. Don’t let that happen to you.” I scoffed at their remarks. And rightly so. I had a plan. I would finish my manuscript […]

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Spring Renewal

Posted Mar 7 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

Starting over – it’s not easy, but the season of Spring exudes it. Flowers poke their heads above the warming earth and trees begin to bud and leaf. What better season, then, to make a metamorphosis of my own? I will graduate from Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program on June 4th. […]

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Geneology and Crazy Dreams

Posted Jun 11 2013 in , , , , , , , ,

Well, I think we’ve established that I’ve got some work to do when it comes to frequent blogging. But, the past it the past, so let’s move on! Several weeks ago I bought a Groupon that gave me a good deal on one of Ancestry.com’s new DNA tests. I spit into the tube and sent […]

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A Study in Perspective

Posted Apr 14 2013 in , , , , , ,

I took a photograph this afternoon of the newly opened blossoms on our peach tree. This peach tree bears the most delicious peaches I’ve ever tasted. Early each fall I look forward to relieving the tiny tree of its heavy burden as I pick peach after fuzzy peach. Today, as I snapped these shots I […]

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