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Musings #33: Where is the Whimsy in Our Boys?

My daughter’s school is celebrating the last week  with a different dress theme every day.   This morning my silly girl happily put on a Hawaiian shirt,  big clip-on flowers in … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

Yeah Write #37: Missing the Bus (#nonfiction)

When I was in sixth grade, I had an opportunity to attend a special fall program at another school.  It would have required me to take the bus once a … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · 7 Comments

Musings #32: In the Land of No, Remember to Say Yes

My favorite line in one of my favorite books is:  There was no one there to tell her she couldn’t. It’s a line from Clan of the Cave Bear by … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · 36 Comments

Musings #31: The Hurts We Hold On To (Yeah Write Non-Fiction)

The other day late in the night my six-year-old smacked her three-year old brother across the face so hard the imprint of her hand lingered for an hour even after … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · 15 Comments

Musings #25: Happy Sixth Birthday to My Baby Girl

Here we are again with my annual reflection on the wonder that is you First Born.    What a year!    This winter you took up skiing with your dad and not … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Daily Prompt #12: We Can Be Taught

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   What makes a teacher great? A Response that was a First Click:  Nerdy Woman A Response that was a Last Click:  Musical Chairs A … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Daily Prompt #11: Time Capsule

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   What would you put in this year’s time capsule to channel the essence of our current moment for future generations? A Response that was … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Daily Prompt #10: Circle of Five

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   A writer once said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” If this is true, which five … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Daily Prompt #9: Me Time

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   What’s your ideal Saturday morning? Are you doing those things this morning? Why not? A Response that was a First Click:  Q The Adult … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · 5 Comments

Blog Reflections #3: What Kind of Blog Reader Are You? What Kind of Blog Reader Are You Attracting?

Today is my son’s third birthday which is why the posts have been thin on the ground today.    The first post in my blog feed today after I got through … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 11 Comments

The Daily Prompt #6: Tourist Trap

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   What’s your dream tourist destination — either a place you’ve been and loved, or a place you’d love to visit? What about it speaks … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 16 Comments

Musings #8: Ten Things I Regret and Ten Things I Don’t Regret

Ten Regrets 10.  Not standing up to bullies in elementary school (or at least bitch to an adult until they noticed and did something). 9.  Not joining the drama club … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blog Reflections #2: Thank You For Helping Me Reach An Incredible Milestone!

The other day I reached 200 followers! Amazing!  Thank you to you all! This is unbelievable to me because it has only been thirty days since I revived this blog.  … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 8 Comments

Musings #7: Getting In Touch With The Me

The other day I posted about my magazine rack packed full of handwritten stories that has come with me no matter where I’ve lived.       I also kept my Doddle Book … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Musings #6: What Makes You Think You Are A Writer?

When I first revived this blog back in January, I listed ten things that I thought made me a writer.   There are a lot of voices and imagery in … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Daily Prompt #5: Undo

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   If you could un-invent something, what would it be? Discuss why, potential repercussions, or a possible alternative. A Response that was a First Click:  … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

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