Language Arts Pro?

I always hesitate to use words like expert to describe myself or my accumulated knowledge, and it has even taken a few years to get to the point where I feel comfortable referring to myself as a professional freelance writer and instructional designer. Yet that is exactly the reputation I have wanted to establish, to … Read more

Saturday Delayed Post–Hunting Season

Please pardon my absence over the weekend! I took some time “off” – or offline at least – to take care of other life obligations and activities.  Therefore, my Saturday post was delayed, but my intended topic was to briefly reflect on hunting season.   Anybody out there hunters or spouses/significant others of hunters? My … Read more

My Favorite Pets-One Black Lab and Six Cats!

I am once again in a conundrum trying to choose only ONE “favorite” item (as in last night’s post about my “best” meal I’ve ever cooked). The NaBloPoMo writing prompt for today is to discuss my favorite pet. I couldn’t choose between our pets to name any one as my favorite, although since Kita is … Read more

Best Meal I Ever Cooked

It’s open to debate and I’m sure each of my now grown kids would have different opinions, but the NaBloPoMo writing prompt for November 14 (running behind – on a project deadline for noon, 11/15!) was to discuss the “best meal I’ve ever cooked.” I can say without a doubt, however, that the best meals … Read more

Bravest Thing I Ever Did: Escape Apartment Fire

I didn’t have to think too long about the answer to this NaBloPoMo writing prompt: What is the bravest thing you’ve ever done? The answer to that would be: escaping a fire back in 1985 – or more directly, protecting three children and myself, and getting all of us safely out of the burning apartment…from … Read more

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