Yes, there's still snow on the ground. But it's officially spring, and purple will be happening soon.
So happy that I am accepted into the MFA in Writing/Fiction program at UNH. It makes me feel like this: And here's a nifty link... http://cola.unh.edu/english/program/writing-mfa Hallelujah! Whoop-dee-doo! And things like that...:D
I haven’t been writing lately. Instead, I’ve been whisked along through my days as if I were in some wacky tornado, galloping here and there, my head filled with Things To Do, my inner life ignored while I flit from one task to the next. But when I look at what there is in front… Continue reading speed
I discovered some photos on the Internet, which I found sifting through one website, and then another, and then another – you know how surfing can go. They were amazing – photos of the United States’ southwest, gorgeous skies, cactus, stark beauty, harsh and lovely. The photographer had captured everything so well, the sentiment of… Continue reading how can we not
In the car on our way home, my young daughter suddenly piped up through the silence. “Don’t give up,” she said. “What?” I said, startled. “I mean, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” she said firmly. Well. I pondered this for awhile, this small piece of solitary wisdom, imparted as if from… Continue reading don’t give up
As a parent, I often have to juggle my life according to my children’s needs. In some cases, I have to simply juggle – literally. And I’ve found that, since being a parent, my skill of performing simultaneous tasks has grown to maximum proportions. There are days when all I hear is, “I want,” “I… Continue reading the way of the octopus
It’s no secret that Facebook facilitates the idea of promoting oneself – whether it’s personal, professional, or otherwise. Still, I find it frustrating to be sipping my coffee during the wee hours of the morning, only to be inundated with pictures – cute ones – of someone’s adorable, ruthlessly brilliant child, who has, at age… Continue reading why facebook is bad for my self-esteem