Monthly Archives: May 2016

Time of Day 31 May 2016

My favorite time of day is early morning. I love to be a part of the birth of a new day when stars still fill the sky, but there’s a barely perceptible line of coming light along the eastern horizon. … Continue reading

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Coffee 26 May 2016

Something that makes me happy is coffee. I love the bitter nutty smell of coffee brewing. I love the hot liquid sliding into my empty belly after a long run, first thing in the morning. I love tiniest hint of … Continue reading

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Back-in-Time 25 May 2016

I stepped from the age of technology to yesteryear in the space of a couple of days last week. I spent a morning on Skype with a couple of classes of 6th graders in my writer/author skin, answering questions about … Continue reading

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Finals 18 May 2016

My students are presenting part of their personal hero quest as the oral part of their final. They had to write a letter to a mentor and explain what we’re doing in class with the monomyth and tell their mentor … Continue reading

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Summer Plans 17 May 2016

My head is full of summer plans, this being finals week and all. Of course, last night’s snow has me wondering when that might be. I have high aspirations for finishing my third novel! I made myself a list, of … Continue reading

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Weather 16 May 2016

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve gone from eight inches of snow, to low eighties and back to highs in the forties with twenty mile-an-hour winds. Through it all, we continue to get the work of spring done: building … Continue reading

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Snow Tree 12 May 2016

I have this beautiful tree that my cousin Kathy made and I keep in on my desk from about October until, well today. I call it my ‘snow tree’ because when it’s out, I’m always hoping for snow. We had … Continue reading

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