Monthly Archives: April 2015

Day Nineteen of Writing 101: Don’t Stop the Rockin’

Just write–at 400 words, no stopping, no self-editing, no going back and making changes. Just write. It has been a rough week. Not that any recent weeks have been good, but this one seems especially rough, and I think it’s because … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen of Writing 101: Hone Your Point of View

The Neighbor The neighborhood has seen better days, but Mrs. Pauley has lived there since before anyone can remember.  She raised a family of six boys, who’ve all grown up and moved away.  Since Mr. Pauley died three months ago, … Continue reading

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Day Seventeen of Writing 101: Your Personality on the Page

This is hopeless. Two days. That’s all I have. Two days, and then… Great products. Good support from my mentor. But… two more days. One person responded. Lose 2 to 3 dress sizes in just a few minutes? She’s curious. … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen of Writing 101: Third Time’s a Charm

Sometimes, when you move, you do your own packing.  Other times, if you are lucky, and an employer hires a service to do your packing, it seems far less of a chore.  However, I discovered years ago that it’s almost … Continue reading

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Day 15 of Writing 101: Your Voice Will Find You

And So It Ends It was a fun event last year–the annual Tea.  My first, but undoubtedly not my last, I thought at the time.  But I didn’t expect The Break.  Didn’t see it coming, never would have predicted it … Continue reading

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Day 14 Writing 101: To Whom It May Concern (or, Dear Visual and Psychological Perceptions)

Dear Visual and Psychological Perceptions, It has been a long time since I’ve addressed either of you. Visual Perception, I’d like to comment that I do not appreciate the distortions to my visual field during a migraine incident.  It is … Continue reading

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Day Thirteen Writing 101: Serially Found

Losing a furry or feathered family member can be difficult, as mentioned in the Day Four assignment.  When a pet dies, we can feel a hole in our heart or soul that needs filling or closing.  While extremely sad about … Continue reading

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Writing 101 Day Twelve: Dark Clouds…

Wow.  She waves to me while I check out. I am at a regular register toward the rear of the store; she is at the “special help” one, much nearer the exit.  My cart is right behind her at the door where the … Continue reading

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Day Eleven: Size Matters

A house!  My parents were buying a house, and we could move out of this apartment over a hardware store. Hooray! It was time to buy a house, my parents decided, because my sister had been born recently, and the … Continue reading

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Oy!

If you’ve been following my Writing 101 stuff at all, and read the explanation from the last blog, you know that I’ve been a busy bee lately.  My first post from the writing class was inadvertently placed on the Commons, … Continue reading

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