Monthly Archives: June 2013

Book Journals

Just today, while browsing in a bookstore, I came across a lovely pale-blue little book journal. And just earlier this week, Amy, my book-loving friend, gave me a peek at the book journal she keeps on her computer. In it, … Continue reading

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Letting Go

“Everything you release frees you.” I have this little gem of wisdom written on a pink index card which I keep, along with a stack of others, by my desk. It was said by a wise woman I know and … Continue reading

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Steady State

We all know the drill: When we’re feeling energetic and focused, our work seems to perk along. But when we hit a low-energy slump, everything, from planning to penning, seems harder and less satisfying. It turns out that there are … Continue reading

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Literary Drought

“Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.” Carol Burnett We’ve all experienced periods when the literary landscape appears dry and uninviting. Sometimes this takes the form of writer’s block, or a long time between books, or … Continue reading

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Writer’s Reader

My friend Amy is an avid reader and word lover. And she loves to share this passion with her son, Danny, just as I do with Alex. In fact, Amy and I met when the boys were small and even … Continue reading

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High Wire

Wow! For about 20 breathtakingly stressful minutes, I watched the high-wire artist Nik Wallenda toe his way into the history books by walking on a high wire across the Grand Canyon sans net or safety wire. Stunning! Scary! Soul-defying! Satisfying! … Continue reading

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Memory Pills

Many moons ago, I worked part-time for a kind though a tad crusty old gentleman named Dr. Paul Wohl, who wrote for The Christian Science Monitor. It so happened that at one point in time, we both were in Paris. … Continue reading

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