Paradoxes

Today is a day of paradoxes. My little angels are devils today. This day is supposed to be a calm, relaxing day, a few flurries flying about, outside but ……

Like Eating Grass

I thought everyone with kids knew what the word nummy meant. I was wrong. During my time working in a self-contained special-needs schoolroom, I learned how wrong I’d been. More…

The Real Reason I Write

Do you know what I love about writing? Let me explain it to you. During the process of writing, I’m in charge of what hits the paper. I control everything….

Am I Successful

Have you ever had a week where nothing at all went wrong? I’ve had them. This was not one of them. I don’t want to enumerate. It would be depressing…

Why edit?

Here’s to editors! I know a lot of writers who would rather have their gums scraped than have an editor touch their work. To them, it’s a violation. While I…

Family Rules

Family rules I know it’s been a while since I posted anything on my blog. The truth is I have tried to jot a few things down, but each time…

It’s High Time!

Thinking outside of the box is a phrase that means we shouldn’t always use the old braincase in the same, tired ways. Why limit the way we work our noggins?…

Imagination

Wow! It’s silent in the house right now. Bare minutes ago there were dogs barking, a couple of kids fencing, and a whole lot of nonsensical screaming. Actually, the dogs…