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It's Worth Taking a Look at these Blogs - 5.12.10 7:57
I was honoured that this old Writing Blog was tagged by Barbara Sakamoto of The Teaching Village this week in the "It's Worth Taking a Look at this Blog" initiative....
Penticton Ironman Inspires - 8.27.08 17:17
I often think back to the years when I used to be a runner. It was usually at the start of a new season when I'd become inspired to start jogging again, and usually during a...
Taking it like a Tigger - 8.07.08 22:49
Randy Pausch wouldn't have wanted us to feel gloomy about his death. After all, he was the one who told millions that we need to decide early in life whether we're going to be a...
Write Your Venus Out - 7.18.08 0:00
My husband caught me reading The Venus Week by gynecologist Rebecca Booth, and with the naked lady on the front wanted to know what was in it for him. I'm trying to figure out...
Sunday Girl - 6.29.08 0:05
I've been waiting for a creative impulse to trigger my next blog entry. I'm still not sure blogging is exactly the right word for the type of writing I'm doing in this space,...
I Called the Front - 5.31.08 23:45
Lake "Pretty" - 4.17.08 22:53
Since reading Eckhart Tolle's book, A New Earth, and watching some of the online classes, I have been waking up fully rested.  Bedtime and wake up calls remain the same,...
Earth Hour Reflections - 3.29.08 23:53
As I sit next to my Cranberry Mandarin candle jotting blogger thoughts in my notebook, I can't help but imagine all of the other writers out there spending Earth Hour in a...
Lost in Limbo - 3.17.08 23:48
Something is missing in my life right now. I've had a hard time pinpointing the source. Our minister recently reminded us that "change is difficult." He talked of the...
Green Socks and Ham - 2.21.08 23:29
As I sat down at almost midnight to eat the greasy breakfast that Dean had brought home twelve hours earlier, I noticed with horror that one of my socks had a hole. Jackson's...
The Village People - 2.07.08 21:40
" It Takes a Village to Raise a Child " African Proverb While I sometimes long to adopt a grandparent from this aging community to help my husband and I raise our children,...
Querying Myself - 1.26.08 11:44
"I write because I love it. I just think it's the most fun a person can have... I am not one of those agonized people who thinks, 'Well, I hate it, but I must.' I love it and I...
10, 000 words a month - 8.31.07 12:06
Though I can't seem to stick to this blogging thing, I am always coming up with new ways to make sure that I'm writing fiction. Now that my novel is in the hands of agent,...
Love these Hands - 5.12.07 21:14
I don't know about other mothers, but I look in the mirror and think I still look twelve. Is it possible that we don't notice ourselves aging because we no longer take pictures...
My New Writer's Cove - 2.10.07 23:05
I've figured something out, all you mothers who want to write, but can't find the time or space. It's called writing from the royal throne. Well, not exactly, but close to...
Tales from the Hood - 1.24.07 13:48
  A new idea came to me in the shower, as it often does. For ten minutes every second or third day, the shower is my one place for uninterrupted brain wave...
A Happy Accident - 12.31.06 21:26
How often does this happen to other people? You discover a new word and then you start seeing it everywhere. This recently happened to me with the word, "Aerie". It's...
A Child's First Prayer - 8.23.06 22:28
Jaks got her first answer from God. I pray for her all of the time, but this is the first time she has really prayed for something herself. God please send Harmony Bear...
A Wrinkle in Time - 7.16.06 0:53
With 7 weeks to go in this pregnancy, each hour in my waking day feels like effort. The harder I try to convince myself that a positive attitude will help me out of this rut,...
"Calling Forth Our Gifts" - 6.21.06 21:48
Sarah Ban Breathnach's Simple Abundance entry for August 10th (This book is too addictive; I can't bear to read it in tiny blurbs) is something every creative person needs to...
Bloggers Block - 6.13.06 21:44
I keep meaning to blog a new blog, but I feel like I need to have some sort of important topic or funny experience to share. Surely in the past two weeks something fascinating...
Census 2006 - 6.03.06 23:10
After promising three strangers on three separate days in a row that I would fill out the 2006 Census even though the deadline had passed, I finally got down to business. The...
God Gives Rebates - 5.26.06 22:29
Just had to add this note about the previous blog, in case I ever forget to listen to the little whisper that some call intuition and I call God. When I told a few people that...
I forgive you Blog - 5.21.06 14:20
I’ve been holding a grudge against my own blog for almost a week. After reading one of the best novels I’ve ever read, I was bursting to write about it. I spent close to an...
The nursery is downstairs - 5.08.06 14:28
My blue church bliss ended with three light taps on the shoulder yesterday morning. I had decided that instead of skipping church while Dean was off golfing, I would bring Jaks...