Monthly Archives: November 2010

Keeping the House in Order

This long holiday weekend has been busy! In addition to the traditional activity of planning and preparing for Thanksgiving, my husband and I made a decision to buy a new TV. Since the new flat-screen HD sets have come down … Continue reading

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On Turning Sixty

I’ve been procrastinating and avoiding the writing of this week’s blog entry all day. I know I don’t HAVE to write an article each weekend, but I have come to like the discipline of it, and so it has become … Continue reading

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The Pull to Write

Yesterday was Veterans Day, and a day off from school. I took advantage of the extra day to spend time at the computer working on the book I started writing a few years ago. I hadn’t worked on it in … Continue reading

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School Then, School Now, and Poetry Always

Poetry is one of the things I love best in the world — and no one ever taught poetry writing in school when I was a student; actually no one ever taught writing. They taught us a lot about grammar, … Continue reading

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