food for creative thought: how I incorporate writing into daily life

Writing. It’s the adult voice in my child-oriented world. It’s the ear that always listens when a human ear isn’t available. It’s the transmission of mind to paper when a surge of artistic intention¬†burns through. For me, that’s writing. It could be pottery. Or oil painting. Cabinetry. Cooking. Or chess strategy. For me,¬†I must. I…

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thoughtful thursday: you have a right to your life

“Perhaps the most important lesson one can teach: you are someone and you have a right to your life“. Richard Hugo Who gets to decide what the contribution of your life will be? Natalie Goldberg said, “I went home with the resolve to write what I knew and to trust my own thoughts and feelings…

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second r: writing

Having read Susan Wise Bauer’s hefty volume, The Well Trained Mind (more than once), I have reaped many ideas for writing possibilities. I love her classically educated focus, everything from latin to sequential historical learning to logic. I defy someone to suggest she’s not got everything covered, except maybe home economics. Having said that, her…

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