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thoughts on NaBloWriMo

thoughts on NaBloWriMo

Here we are at October 31 – happy halloween!  It’s also Day 31 of National Blog Writing Month – NaBlWriMo.  This was my first attempt  – 31 posts in 31 days.  Although I didn’t make it to 31, I did pretty respectably with 18 posts (ok, two were reblogs, but still…) and I have to … Continue reading

This Toddler Wins Halloween

This Toddler Wins Halloween

I wish I had thought of this. You wish you had thought of this. But there’s a Dad… a brilliant Dad, who did this for his little toddler daughter – and they, my friends, have won Halloween for 2013. If you haven’t seen it yet – I’m so happy to be the first to share … Continue reading

fragility and strength

fragility and strength

I love the beach. A breathtaking ocean view is, by it’s very nature, a delightful, or peaceful and soothing thing. It can also be precarious, volatile, and fleeting. How can anything be so delicate and substantial simultaneously? Continue reading

Madeline is (almost) 75!

Madeline is (almost) 75!

if I can have an entire birthday weekend, surely 75 year old Madeline deserves to celebrate an entire birthday year! … … she’d have a lifetime of memories to share. Now imagine them told in delightful rhyme, and illustrated by Bemelmans. Continue reading

Before You Write

Before You Write

Everyone has their own way of telling their own story. There are ways to not color in the lines while in plain sight of those lines. Someone’s story might really surprise you or scare you, make you laugh. If you have rules to follow, do so in your own style. But where does it come from? Continue reading

Six Impossible Things

Six Impossible Things

I’m still plugging along with NaBloWriMo, (National Blog Writing Month -31 posts in 31 days)  and this is my 8th post.   It is an Easy Way Out post,  definitely a bit of a cop out, and I’m ok with that! Let’s talk about my Tumblr.  It’s too often neglected.  For long periods of time. … Continue reading