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Talking with Letters

The night my blog was named…

It was between winter and spring. Day had ended. The evening was becoming...

You Are Beloved

Celebrate This Week This week I've been celebrating love. On Saturday, I found a skinny poem in the words of 1 Corinthians 13. Love Greatest of all is love kindly patiently enduring. Love hopes believes forgives. Love is greatest of all. (Back story is below in...

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Night at Noonday

Poetry Friday. This week Holly Thompson shared "Eclipse," a corrugated artwork by Colleen Sakurai, for Day 15 of Lauren Shovan's 6th Annual February Poetry Project. Having experienced a total solar eclipse in Oregon on August 21, 2017, I immediately decided I must...

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Tell Your Heart To Beat Again

Slice of Life This is February. The month that belongs to Valentine's Day. The month of roses, chocolate, and love songs. The month of candied hearts and silly school rhymes. The month that I initial papers with red hearts that smile. And so with hearts on my mind, I...

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Poetry Challenge – Week 1

Poetry Friday  *  Celebrate This Week I am celebrating a week of writing. A poem. Every day. I've committed to composing a poem each day in response to a work of art. I wrote about it last week and shared my first two poems. This week, I've played around with...

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Staying on Task

Slice of Life. Our temps reached 57 today before the sun began to sink. I've noticed evening light is lingering longer and the sun isn't tracking so low in our southern sky. Dare I believe that winter is behind us?  With the warmer weather and sunny hours, I've...

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Ekphrastic Poetry

Poetry Friday. It is February! And the 6th Annual February Daily Poem Project has begun. About the middle of February last year, I joined this community of poetry writers. I wrote a few poems and I read a lot more. And most of all, I fell in love with the support they...

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2018 Is Yours

I saw this graphic and thought, What a compelling question on so many levels. Answer carefully, for your answer --a working thesis for your 2018 life essay-- will help you keep your focus. And don't wait too long to give your answer. I'd love to read your answer; just...

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Sneak a Peek

Take a peek inside my notebook that I use for my Snippety Grammar 4 Editing STAARs workshop . . . Visit Snippety Grammar 4 Editing STAARs on my Calendar.   Take a peek inside my notebook that I use for my Writing STAAR Essays workshop . . . Visit Writing STAAR Essays...

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Growing Strong Writers

Growing Strong Writers is a series of professional development workshops.  In these workshops, I am attentive to the importance of daily writing practice, the complex demands of learning English, and a desire to cultivate a love for writing. These workshops offer...

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