Site Spotlight Coming Soon

It seems that lately I have been discovering many fascinating websites as I wander around the internet. Some have interesting concepts while others are pioneers exploring new worlds. Since I have been bookmarking more and more of these gems, I decided it is time to share the wealth. Soon I will be doing occasional Site […]

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The Inspiring Art of Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.

Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend the Kerrytown Bookfest in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The festival was a lovely celebration of books. There were many authors selling and signing books along with speaking on informational panels, but there were also bookbinders, paper makers and small presses that produce lovely, small print run works of […]

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Taking A Different Approach

This is how most dogs search for minnows and other underwater treasures. This is how Cooper does it. I always call Cooper my writing companion. Now I’m taking life cues from him. Sometimes you need to take a different approach. Summer brought about the usual sporadic blogging and social media contact that I’ve come to […]

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Back To School Countdown

It’s almost that glorious time when my kids go back to school and I can get back to a writing schedule. I have been writing over the summer, but in the expected bits and spurts that come from having a house full of people and no schedules. Word counts haven’t been high, but my creative […]

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And Then Mother Nature Said, “Bam!”

A very common piece of advice for writers is: Write what you know. Apparently the writing muses are telling me to write about storms. Last month we had a nasty storm pass through that left our yard filled with broken branches, our neighbors’ tree uprooted, the electricity out and similar damage to many other houses […]

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Food Court Wars Was Here…I Know Her!

Last night was the premier of the Food Court Wars episode, on The Food Network, that was filmed in my hometown of Midland, Michigan. For those of you who have never seen the show, each week two teams battle to win a one-year lease for a restaurant space in a mall food court. Of course […]

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A Fan Of Dead People

Are you a fan of any dead people? I’m not talking about ghosts and zombies. I mean people like actors, artists and writers who are no longer with us, but you still admire their work. People like Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Picasso, Laura Ingalls Wilder, etc. Last week I got to have a fan girl […]

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Splash, Zoom…O.P.A.!

Last week was the first full week of summer vacation for my kids and my husband had the week off from work too.  There’s nothing like starting the summer, which always disorients me and my writing, with a bang. While I flounder around trying to come up with a new writing and blogging routine I […]

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The End Is Near

The end of the school year, that is. My family had a wonderful, long holiday weekend culminating in a picnic with my son’s RC airplane club. There we were honored to spend the afternoon with military veterans, a very fitting way to spend Memorial Day. Today the kids are back in school and a bit […]

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I’m On Bloglovin’

Follow my blog with Bloglovin As many of you know, Google Reader will be discontinued this summer. I’ve joined Bloglovin’ to keep track of my favorite blogs. You can follow me there, too, by clicking the link above. […]

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