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Where does an idea go when there’s no brain to catch it?

This post originally appeared on Girlfriends Book Club, a blog written by a gumbo of about twenty-seven-ish women, who share their agonies and ecstasies about writing, for authors and for readers. Funny, smart, talented women. And me. A few nights ago, I took my customary running leap into bed (we have one of those old, four-posters…and, […]

I once was found, but now I’m lost…

If this blog was a baby, I would have been reported to Child Protective Services by now. It’s time for me to step-up and parent. So, by way of catching you up on my life as I know it, I’m sharing this post.    Once Upon a Time, I Had a Writing Groove…then the music […]

Meet Dove Award-winning recording artist: Solveig Leithaug

Dove Award-winning recording artist Solveig Leithaug is hesitant to admit that she is an internationally loved singer-songwriter and masterful guitar player. In fact, her decades of phenomenal success is not the result of a desire to “get ahead” but simply an outpouring of support from people across the globe who have connected with her music […]

I never promised you a rose garden…or a stapler

Cruising through my files, I stumbled across this blog post I’d written as an English teacher to high school juniors.  I’ve been retired for over four years now, but reading this transported me back to the classroom, to those days when I wondered if June would ever arrive, and to those students…many of whom have stayed in touch […]

Celebrating Wonder Woman

Have you seen Wonder Woman yet? If not, no fear; this isn’t a spoiler. It’s just a few observations about the movie that I’ve found interesting and compelling. I read an article on Refinery29 by Caitlin Flynn who quoted the following from a Tumbler user, Creative Words and Powerful Ideas: “There were absolutely NO eye candy shots […]