Category Archives: writing

Taking a Break

Two and a half years. That’s how long I’ve been posting on this blog. One hundred twenty-one posts. Once a week on Thursdays. Usually. Sometimes the posts were late. A few times, I didn’t post at all, like last week. … Continue reading

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Night Sounds

I was up in the very early morning hours the other day. Normally, I’m not up at that time, but when I am, my only company is a ticking grandfather’s clock and the hum of the refrigerator. Not this time. … Continue reading

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A Cocoon for the Moon and Me

A few nights ago, the moon disappeared behind a curtain of clouds where it hid all night. Wrapped in this private, quiet cocoon, the moon worked on completing its journey from bright sliver to full round ripeness. Being a writer … Continue reading

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Thanks for Writing

I’m grateful for so many blessings in my life, but today I want to focus on one in particular – writing! Although I’ve been writing for most of my life, in recent years, it has moved from the “have-to” category … Continue reading

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I Break for Writing

I gave myself a gift this past weekend.  I went to the Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing to attend the Herring Creek Retreat for Writers.   The break gave me time to focus entirely on my writing with no distractions … Continue reading

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Books, Birds and Thanks

Books – Well, last week’s post on summer reading was pretty popular so I thought I’d follow up with that. Naomi commented on the post and said she had just finished reading The Mating Season by P.G. Wodehouse and Love … Continue reading

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Fifty-One Weeks of Writing Experiments

I did it!  I decided back on January 13, 2011 that I would blog once a week for the rest of the year.  That seemed pretty ambitious to me since I had posted only twice back in October 2010 when … Continue reading

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