Category Archives: writing

Open to Success

…and to failure and to mystery and to allure and to…. The point is OPEN.   Waffling on the Threshold Two summers ago I was ready to quit writing entirely. Oh I’d still be a writer (I don’t think you … Continue reading

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A Salute to Being Vulnerable

  A great mentor in my life said, “Run yourself up a flagpole and see who salutes.”   That’s energy and power, huh? I need to be who I am and not worry about pleasing others so much. And it … Continue reading

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Release into Laughter!

Hello again!  It’s been way too long since I posted here. But I’m going to start anew and release my guilt! Whoosh — it’s gone.  Now I can celebrate coming back. Wheeeeeeee! Fireworks! I release them here.   RELEASE is … Continue reading

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The Pen!

Rebecca is a young cousin of mine whose mother (so young herself!) battled with cancer for several years and finally died this spring. Her dad shared this poem of Rebecca’s as part of his own grieving process and they both … Continue reading

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Where’s that Time to Write?

A Question of Priorities In January I read a great post called “The Truth About Finding Time to Write” where Jennifer Blanchard has several practical links about time management. She also makes an excellent point: time is not an elusive … Continue reading

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Pretending

I’m in a play. It’s been two years since I’ve been on stage and way longer than that since I’ve had a part that’s demanded I be real. So this is a challenge for me. A big fat pretending challenge. … Continue reading

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Using Art to Create Story

One of the things I love about being a Mom is how you do things for your kid and then discover it’s really been for you all along. Like art class. My daughter was a little shy, so I agreed … Continue reading

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