Monthly Archives: May 2011

Day 31: Crossing the Finish Line or Making Another Lap?

Michelle Rafter, founder and leader extraordinaire of the WordCount Blogathon, describes this month of blogging as a marathon. I couldn’t agree more. (And it’s not because I find that my feet ache and I’m gasping for air.) Merriam-Webster defines marathon … Continue reading

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Motherlogue Wordle for Blogathon 2011

This is a wordle (also known as a word cloud) for Motherlogue. The larger words in the cloud are those that were used more frequently.Some of my favorites: together, chores, kids, friends, years, day, life, moment, full, awareness. (Okay, maybe … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kim Grafwallner

I met my friend Kim in the fourth grade. She was new at our school and one of the first things she asked me was why I had yellow teeth. (I don’t think I have yellow teeth; it was just … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tonya Cunningham

Thanks to my older son, I met my good friend Tonya three years ago. Our sons were in the same pre-school class together and became fast friends. At a Mother’s Day tea in the boys’ classroom, Tonya and I had … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Norinne Totten

Thanks to Facebook and the blogsphere, I’ve been able to keep in touch with Norinne Totten, a fellow writer from Susan Ito’s Literature of Parenthood workshop. It’s been five, maybe six?, years since Norinne and I took that wonderful workshop … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kirsten Bohlke

I met my friend Kirsten our sophomore year in college. But it wasn’t until our senior year, when we lived in the same apartment building that we were able to share many adventures. Since then I’ve appreciated all she brings … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kim Votry

Last year I met Kim Votry at the Write On The Sound Writer’s Conference. Kim and I ended up in several workshops together. I appreciated her friendly smile and thoughtful comments. By the end of lunch on the first day, … Continue reading

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