Monthly Archives: August 2018

#Am Writing 30 August 2018

Life can get so crazy sometimes. I keep a printed calendar on my desk by my computer and strike through each item each day with a highlighter when I’ve completed it. I update the calendar every Friday afternoon and print … Continue reading

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Time 23 August 2018

Sometimes the whole week gets away from me before I even realize that Monday has passed and it’s almost Friday. Sometimes the week drags by like five Mondays. I wonder at the ways I perceive time and the why and … Continue reading

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Heroes 17 August 2018

One of my online English sessions begins with a discussion of some of our ancient heroes and the Hero’s Journey and asks students to discuss the various traits of those heroes-of-old. They are to list and think about the hero’s … Continue reading

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I am Winter 14 August 2018

I love the smells and sounds of Autumn, all the color and crispness. Winter is my season; it suits me, fits me like a favorite pair of worn out jeans and a faded flannel shirt. Winter days can be warm … Continue reading

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Angels 10 August 2018

How often do you let someone else take credit for something you really did yourself? Or, because a compliment is embarrassing, you minimize something you accomplished? Why do we have such a difficult time believing in the gifts and talents … Continue reading

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Joy and Grief 8 August 2018

Sometimes life is a whirlwind. The ups and downs can take us by surprise until we feel dizzy, sometimes sick. The utter and complete joy of reaching a goal that you fought hard for, maybe on some rugged mountain trail … Continue reading

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