Tag Archive: Writing

Momness

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      Mother’s day.  The ads byting my inbox were the only reason I was aware of its encroachment.  I may not remember it, but my family doesn’t forget (I’m flattered beyond… Continue reading

WRITERS GRIDLOCK

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I’ve been deep into a state I call writer’s gridlock.  In a lot of ways it’s worse than writer’s block because it comes at you in so many layers. It started when I… Continue reading

I’M STILL HERE!

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3 Generations of people who AREN’T still here.  Left to right:  Great grandmother, grandmother, uncle Bob,  I have no idea, my mother’s best friend (who married some English guy) and lastly–my mom (who… Continue reading

The Dumbing of America – Part 1

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Please see the original poem Dumbing of America by Vickie Kayuk which will be published on April 12, 2013 at “Where Do I Go From Here?” as part of the NaPoWriMo Challenge. This… Continue reading

Guns, Taxes and Living in the USA

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OK….I’m mad, and I’m not going to take it any more…. I am just about sick and tired of hearing all about how awful guns are and how ‘assault riffles’ should be banned.… Continue reading

To Grandmother’s House

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Have you ever experienced one of those days where you’re 2 notches (or maybe one notch) above comatose?  Well, at least I’m typing. Why, you might ask, would my state of mind be… Continue reading

Burning to Write Right

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If you’ve read parts 1 – 4 called, Writing When You “Ain’t Quite Right,” you’ll understand when I say I’m having difficulty getting my sister to open the box I sent to her… Continue reading

JOB vs. JOY

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I’m told that Valentine’s Day will be here in 2 weeks.  Whoop-d-friggin’-do.  The last time Valentine’s Day was interesting was the time when my then-husband and my boyfriend (17 years younger) both sent… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 4

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I’m told that readers feel an achievement of completion followed closely by missing the anticipation of reading a book. My experience with reading is that the pain has finally stopped and now I’m… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 3

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In my previous blogs, I described my particular example of, “ain’t quite right,” and talked about strategies I used to get around that problem in college. But when you have a series of… Continue reading