Category Archives: Writing

The Importance of Story

Please share:My mom started reading to me long before I was old enough to have a memory of my first story. I still love reading a great story, whether I’m reading alone or to my children. Then, when I was … Continue reading

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Paranoid. (Silly me!)

Please share:I’ve been thinking since I posted “Confession” last night. I feel a lot freer to write on my blog now. I feel like the secret is out there, so there’s no reason to hold back now. Then I realized … Continue reading

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Great News!

Please share:UPDATE: I think a lengthier entry will have to wait. The lack of sleep for the past several nights has caught up with me. I’m going to have to go to bed early tonight so I can recover! I’m … Continue reading

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Latest news

Please share:Wow! It has been almost two months since I’ve written here. The holidays were busy, and the first of the year has been even busier with family illnesses and hospitalizations. It has not been the greatest start to 2009. … Continue reading

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Fall

Please share:Fall is in the air! Tropical Storm Ike (what it was by the time it reached our area) caused a lot of damage, but cooler temperatures followed. (Much as they did after Gustav.) It gives me hope that fall … Continue reading

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Exciting news!

Please share:PD has only been in kindergarten for three weeks, and she’s already reading simple sentences! (Granted, her reading “vocabulary” is somewhat limited right now, but she’s reading!) This breakthrough happened Thursday evening. She is very excited, and we are … Continue reading

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Organizing…

Please share:I am busily preparing for the garage sale we are going to have this weekend. I am also working to set up my homeschool classroom. PD starts kindergarten in a few weeks, and I’m trying to get ready! Yesterday, … Continue reading

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I made it!

Please share:I turned 35 on Saturday. I had lunch (and some window shopping) with my mom, sister, and a friend. (Thanks, DH!) When I got home, we had cake! PD and Roo could hardly wait for me to blow out … Continue reading

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Progress!

Please share:I almost got to post an update yesterday, but I saw the “blue screen of death” on our new laptop instead! I spent the rest of the day working with the manufacturer trying to fix the problem. When I … Continue reading

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Mid-week report

Please share:The program for young writers is going well. I’m teaching a mixed 5th/6th grade class. They are a good group of students. Four of them were in my class last year (as 5th graders). It is interesting to see … Continue reading

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