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Dreams are illustrations – part 1 of 2

“Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you”. Marsha Norman. I love this quote. Whether we consider the dreams that happen while we are asleep, or whether we are talking about the dreams that we have … Continue reading

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We are the new journalists

I wanted you to know that what you do, what you write, what you share, what you photograph…..MATTERS. Here is a suggestion–look over your own past posts. Go back a year and look at what you posted (or if you … Continue reading

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Oh Write It On Your Heart!

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year”. Watching the news this morning I saw Crosby, Stills and Nash talking about their current concert tour. Between that and Sir … Continue reading

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My Life-long Friendship with Books

Long-time readers of my blog will recognize some of this post. I am uninspired this week—so some of it is pasted in, but I have added some new thoughts to it, too. I decided not to wait any longer for … Continue reading

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Verbose or Concise

I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.Blaise Pascal I love that quote by Pascal! It comes to mind today because I have been working on essay projects with my students. … Continue reading

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Never In a Million Years

I have always been a writer. When I was in elementary school I would fill the scratch pads my dad brought home from work with my stories.  I put one of those stories (and created card catalog cards for it) … Continue reading

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Don’t Kill the Dream

“Don’t kill the dream; execute it”. Remember~listen to the uplifting. Toss the negative out the window. Open the blinds and drapes. Let in the joy. A little over a year ago I started this blog. I was tired of negativity … Continue reading

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