It’s just a scam to make private schools cheaper for rich people, erode public schools and allow for-profit corporations to gobble up education dollars. Source: Top 10 Reasons School Choice is No Choice
They are here! The results of my Ancestry DNA test that I got as a Christmas gift are in. I have always wondered what my "special sauce" was, given to me through relatives, now long gone and where on Earth they called home. The results are back and after I laughed for a long time,... Continue Reading →
Wonder from the daughter. What a great eye!
With this blog and website, I will share with you my travels and moments I decided to capture. I am working on setting up purchase capability for my photos- so hang tight! They will be found here at SmugMug!
Please feel free to contact me about where some of these photos are taken. I would love to share my favorite hiking spots, trails, National Parks, favorite food joints, etc.!
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Jenn Stark gives Great Advice on writing. Check this out…
I’ve been writing for fun and profit since I wrote a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure computer program on the Commodore 64 at age 11. I began selling $5 love poems in junior high, and have made my living as a writer and branding guru for the past twenty years. I spent the early part of my life in Montana, but grew up in Ohio, and really learned what I was made of in Paris, France. I now live and write in Ohio. MAID OF SECRETS is my first published novel, coming from Simon & Schuster Young Readers in late 2012.
After THE CALL… the first 90 days
If you’re like most writers, you don’t sell your very first draft of your first book. In fact, you may not sell your second or third, either, but you keep working at the process of writing and honing your craft. Even authors I know who became…
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I wrote this in 2001, but today, I am with it again for my sister-in-law. Yesterday, she left us after a very long battle with M.S. Safe Home, Betty. Your light will shine on forever. There Should Be A Sound There should be a sound for this- For the moment when a soul let's go from... Continue Reading →
People of Earth! There is a company that goes by the name bulkglitters.com You can order dozens of colors of this fabulous stuff to sparkle up your world. For just a moment, think about why this magical substance even exists. It serves no purpose but to delight; to enchant; to cause us to dream of beauty... Continue Reading →
For my Northport Dear Hearts❤️ October I stretch my heart across the land to see if I can hold you all as you drift homeward to your corners~ far away. I've made room for you now inside my ribs where I can carry your voices until the trees bloom again and you return to this northern... Continue Reading →
I walked a labyrinth today. I have walked them before in various places including the stone labyrinth 7000 feet up Mount Shasta. The one I walked today was a classical labyrinth design. Examples of these designs and others like the Celtic Labyrinth with its culture specific symbology have been found around the globe and in... Continue Reading →