Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why do I write?

I’ve wanted to write since first grade. In my mind’s eye, I see my thick pencil furiously printing words on the pages of a yellow-ruled Big Chief tablet. When Mrs. Johnson said “pencils down,” I slid the tablet off the … Continue reading

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Sarasota Adventure

All week long the weathermen and women predicted chilly weather for today (with lows in the mid-40s), so we thought it would be a great time to make an outing to Sarasota. Upon learning of our destination, the neighbor across … Continue reading

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Looking up, I see a gecko darting across the pavement. A plane’s engine drones in the sky as leaves rustle in the shrubs surrounding my lanai. In the distance, I hear a persistent chirping punctuated by the steady caw of … Continue reading

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Addicted to knitting…and rediscovering the joy of cycling

Okay, I admit it. I am addicted to knitting. But if I’m going to have an addiction, there could be worse things, right? I won’t list them since some of them might be yours!  I’m semi-addicted to reading and writing, … Continue reading

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