Our True Depths

Yesterday I drove down a country road, the twists, turns, and all the unexpected things. Beyond those, or perhaps because of them, the entire drive had a concrete feel about…

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?…