Monthly Archives: August 2013

Shopping a.k.a. Procrastination

So, I just HAD to have another set of canisters for my gluten-free flours.  I was tired at looking at the bags on the counter.  So, I went to our neighborhood Meijers late morning, thinking about all the writing I … Continue reading

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I’m often asked, “where do you find your inspiration?”  Meaning, where do you find your ideas? I find inspiration everything. I find it by looking out the window and noticing how the leaves blow in the wind and how the … Continue reading

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Meeting Misadventure . . .

So, yesterday was an absolutely fantastic writing period for me.  When I looked at the clock and saw that four hours had passed since my last look and that now it was 2 AM, only then did I become tired. … Continue reading

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Tumbling forward . . .

headlong toward a new semester.  I have hardly begun to touch the various syllabi I need to submit for review in only two weeks.  And in that two weeks, I’ll attend a two-day in-service conference, another day devoted to an … Continue reading

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The difficulties, the pleasures . . .

What is it about writing that is both so wonderful and so difficult? I love writing.  I love the sound of the keys and seeing the words appear, almost as if by magic, on the page.  I love today’s electronics … Continue reading

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I finally did it!

June 29, 2013 – GRADUATION!! After 13 years since I returned to school, with only a two-year gap between my master and doctoral years, I finished the biggest project I have ever undertaken.  I received my Ph.D. from Western Michigan … Continue reading

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