Monthly Archives: October 2009

Interview with Sara Backer

I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to correspond with Sara Backer, author of American Fuji, about her experiences writing this novel as well as her experiences living and working in Japan. Sara will be visiting Motherlogue over the next … Continue reading

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American Fuji

A few weeks ago I finished reading American Fuji by Sara Backer.  From the moment I saw this book on the shelf of my local, independent bookstore, I knew I had to read it. It’s about an American woman, Gaby … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Writing True Stories

As someone who enjoys writing personal essays, this session, Writing True Stories, really appealed to me when I saw it on the schedule for the Writers On The Sound Writing Conference.  Portland author Gigi Rosenberg led the session; she’s currently … Continue reading

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Science Night

Last night we attended our first Science Night hosted by the PTA at our older son’s school. It was a fabulous event – a live owl, a snake, turtles, a Caveman who tested your Nature IQ, a Jelly Bean experiment, … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Motherlogue!

In looking at my blog stats, I just realized that October 13 marked one year that I’ve been blogging – happy anniversary. In a year, this blog has helped me get comfortable writing: Consistently With less self-editing For an audience … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Make the Most of A Conference

The first session I attended at the Write On The Sound (WOTS) Writer’s Conference was about how to make the most of a writing conference. I thought it was a good choice for me as this conference was indeed my … Continue reading

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Parent-Teacher Conference

In two days my husband and I will attend our first parent-teacher conference. I have mentioned previously that I am a big fan of our older son’s kindergarten teacher. From the first moment I saw her in the Kindergarten Parents … Continue reading

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Bus Debate

Five years ago I never would have thought I’d be willing to put my older son on a bus to get him to Kindergarten. In fact I remember a friend and I scoffing over lunch, wondering what kind of parent … Continue reading

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Sunday Style Schedule

For the next several weeks of Sunday Style, I’ll be posting what I learned in the various sessions I attended at the Write on the Sound Writer’s Conference last weekend. It’s a way for me to share the learning and … Continue reading

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Kreativ Blogger Nominations Day 2

Welcome back to the second portion of my Kreativ Blogger nominations. Whew. This is a tough gig, choosing only seven blogs to nominate. But, a girl must do her work. Let us continue: Seeing the world through photos and words … Continue reading

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