Category Archives: writing

A New Adventure

Today I return to this beloved blog from a long sabbatical. I have been teaching full time again, and have become a grandmother. As if this weren’t enough to keep me occupied, I am starting a new project! The UC … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

A shout out to Jwls Mac Ray for nominating me for the Liebster Blog Award. Thank you for the honor! It is an award given to highlight smaller blogs with less than 200 followers. If you choose to accept the award, you may answer the 10 … Continue reading

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There Comes a Time-or Two

There comes a time when you grow weary of flailing against the unyielding realities of life and take a step back. Although you don’t really want to. You regroup, explore your options. Complain bitterly about the unfairness of it all. … Continue reading

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A Writing Contest!

January flowers are full of hope! When I opened the file of my National Novel Writing Month document two days ago, the novel I began on November first of last year, the date on it was December 2. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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The Daily Writing Habit

The weather has begun to change here in the Northern California foothills, from the frosty days of the past week or two to sunny skies and warmer temperatures. As my brain has thawed, I have been getting back to my writing. … Continue reading

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Picture a Day #352 – Movie Night

Last night I went to the movies with my oldest daughter. We drove across town to a tiny theatre which has been divided in two, but the size of the cinema made no difference. The movie we enjoyed transported us to another … Continue reading

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Picture a Day #350 – Running Out of Steam

Just like Old Faithful, the infamous and predictable geyser at Yellowstone National Park, sometimes I run out of steam. I paused for breath this month, and have fallen so far behind in my daily posts that I have decided to … Continue reading

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