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Dear Writer

Dear Writer, In this blog, you will find some space. Some simplicity. You will find your voice and you will share it with others. You will find experience and a way to express yourself again. To share your words…your heart. … Continue reading

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Now I remember: This NaNoWriMo thing is hard

I’m at 7,333 words. And I’m wondering what on earth I was thinking when I took this challenge on again. It’s hard to write all these words. Especially hard when the self critic wakes up strong and ready to fill … Continue reading

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Day three and I’m behind 2,000+ words

Due to a power outage for 7 hours yesterday, I’m now behind by 2,000+ words. (I could have written by hand but it was an otherwise busy day — including hosting a baby shower at our house…in the dark.) I … Continue reading

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NaNo has begun!

NaNoWriMo has begun. Today I woke up late. I have a sick kid at home. But, I managed to get in 1,704 words. (I’d never have done that if I wasn’t participating in NaNo.) I’m aiming for 2,000 per day … Continue reading

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A Writer Writes About Math (Part 2)

As I said in my previous post: I am a writer. A word girl. A lover of language. And, thanks to many less-than-ideal experiences with math, math is not my thing. Which explains why I went into panic mode when … Continue reading

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A little “time alone” benefits us all

My boys have been together the majority of the summer. From sun up to sun down — they share a room, toys and parents. On Wednesday my husband took our older son to a lecture about a computer programming system … Continue reading

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Art Camp at Age 9

My older son was at Arts Camp last week. It’s a day camp sponsored by our local arts community and this was the first year he was old enough to attend. When we asked him about it in the spring, … Continue reading

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