Monthly Archives: May 2015

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Writing Conferences

“The answer to all writing, to any career for that matter, is love.” —Ray Bradbury Though I have been in the writing field for about two decades, it was just this past year I started to attend writing conferences. I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Memorial Day

“All gave some; some gave all.” It is Memorial Day weekend, a chance to have a reprieve from work, spend time with family, and, hopefully, enjoy some decent weather. But, Memorial Day means so much more. It is the day set aside to honor … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

“Every story has an end, but in life every end is a new beginning.” Dakota Fanning “I don’t think I am handling this very well,” I admitted to my husband. It all started last week. I went to the high … Continue reading

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Life is a full circle

“There are patterns which emerge in one’s life, circling and returning anew, an endless variation of a theme.” – Jacqueline Carey Isn’t it funny how life is a full circle? I remember it so clearly, though it was almost 32 … Continue reading

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Embrace the change

Childhood is a short season. – Helen Hayes It is hard to believe that our youngest child graduates from high school this month. For 25 years, we have ushered children out the door, snapping photos of the first day of … Continue reading

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