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A Love Affair, 10 minute writing sprint

Someone I follow on Twitter throws out occasional writing prompts. Sometimes it’s “In six words or fewer write about…” Sometimes it’s, set a timer and, in 10 minutes write something that begins with…” Today’s prompt was, “In 10 minutes or less, write something that begins with, “She jumped…” Here’s what I wrote.   She jumped […]

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Hanky

The best friend I had never met

Have you ever had something happen to you that made you go weak in the knees? Have you ever thought that your legs were going to give out beneath you? I had not, until my luncheon talk for Guide Dog Users, Inc. at the American Council of the Blind convention earlier this month. Michelle Laramie […]

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Sign at Bookmasters Inc saying Welcome to Bookmasters, Inc

Plot Twist!

In March, the guide dog affiliate of the American Council of the Blind, asked me to speak at their convention in Columbus, Ohio on July 9th. They wanted to hear about my life and my book. How cool was this? As soon as I realized that my hobby of writing might actually produce a book, […]

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A Sound Practice – How I Recorded My Own Book

I’m finally coming up for air. The writing of my book, “Out of the Whirlpool, A Memoir of Remorse and Reconciliation” is done. My web master is flowing it into a PDF in preparation for printing and to get it ready for electronic distribution. I’ve recorded the book myself. At first, I imagined that I’d […]

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Sue cross country skiing

Feelings of mastery

Flash back to 1992. That’s the part of my life that I’m writing about now. Here is a part of Chapter 35, entitled, Winter on the Coast. At the time we were living on the coast of Maine. This is an excerpt in which I describe one of our cross country skiing experiences. *Begin excerpt* […]

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Kismet running around with a piece of firewood

On writing, plants, and contemplation

I awakened early this morning, bitten by the writing bug.  Although I had taken a bit of time away from writing to learn to use my new web development tool I was still in the groove.  As I wrote I was transported back to the time about which I was writing.  I was there.  I […]

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