Teaching · Writing

Monday Minutiae—02.07.2022

It’s been a bit since I’ve posted some thoughts and other random tidbits, and all of these items are from the first half of January, but I’m still sharing them, even if we’re one week into February now. 🙂 Writing Workshop These writing tips in limerick form are a joy. I remember teaching eighth grade… Continue reading Monday Minutiae—02.07.2022

Writing

Writing What You Know: Abstracts of a Marriage and Separation

  My parents went through the most amicable divorce of anyone I have ever known. There was no yelling and screaming before their split, during, nor after. I’m sure there were resentments for quite a time, but for my outwardly calm parents, I sure didn’t see any of it. At age 11, when they sat… Continue reading Writing What You Know: Abstracts of a Marriage and Separation

Reading · Writing

Saturday Summation – 02 August 2014

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too…   Reading Stuff: With The Giver movie coming out one of these days, I was interested in this article in the NY Times Books section about Lois Lowry and her thoughts about… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 02 August 2014