Tag Archives: A Writer’s Blog

“Snow”

I see most complaints about winter and snow on social media.   This winter, there has been no significant snowfall where I live.   Snow showers, snow squalls, amounting to a mere dusting that melted soon after or left the treacherousness of … Continue reading

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“Keeping “stuff” safe with a Puppy” Correction, keeping stuff safe with Landon”

Landon is four and one half months…..Landon is a handful.  Landon is trouble. If there is trouble to be found, Landon will sniff it out.   I have raised a lot of puppies and sure my memory has clouded over … Continue reading

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“Seeing through the Rubble”

My latest book deviated from my usual path.   I usually write fictional short stories and fairy tales.   And that is what most of my readers expect. So, getting them to take a chance on my latest memoir has been … Continue reading

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“Empathy and Indigestion”

We had a nice dinner in a nearby town yesterday evening.   The restaurant is small, the tables are crammed a bit closer than I would like, but the food is some of the best around Gettysburg. Being empathic  and sensitive … Continue reading

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“The World is Filled with Angry People”

Today, I write.   What does a writer do when overwhelmed, when frustrated……..she writes……..Some drink and write, me, I just write. Yesterday was an angry day.   Angry is not the right word.   Yesterday, was an evil day. Angry men and women, … Continue reading

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“Is it only me or does this Halloween seem crazier than usual?”

Is it just me or has the news been crazier than usual…………this Halloween promises to be a strange one……… First, the bizarre story of the man bitten on the airplane ……..then, that same day, the story of a woman in … Continue reading

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“We Need More Rakes”

I write to the sound of the leaf blower, that annoying morning blast that comes each day now.   Leaf blowers don’t require physical exertion, but even their use has been delegated to those others pay to remove each leaf off … Continue reading

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“Looking for a Savior” (St. Francis’ Day)

This Pope’s visit showed how much this world is seeking a savior………someone to step in and make it all better.   Someone to bless our sick children and make the illness go away, someone to sit at a table and make … Continue reading

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“Without Stories, We Are All Just Eating Machines With Shoes”

“Without Stories, we are all just eating machines with shoes” ~~~~Roald Dahl, born on this day, in 1916. His first book, “The Gremlins,” was written in 1943. The story told of mythical creatures, gremlins. Pilots of the Royal Air Force … Continue reading

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“Why I Write Short Stories”

Today, September 6th, is “Read a Book Day.”   No one knows the origin of this day, just like Donut Day or Cupcake Day, someone probably thought September 6th was a good day to read a book. It’s a good day, … Continue reading

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