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

what? nominated again? two times a charm…
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what? nominated again? two times a charm…

Thank you, Lauren, at http://www.balloonsofhope.wordpress.com. Most appreciative of the second-time nomination. Love the Liebster! 1) If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Italy. Maybe Greece. I’ve been to Italy. I’d go again and again and again. There might be Italian roots in me that no one knows about. 2) What was … Continue reading

thoughtful thursday: you have a right to your life
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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading