Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Last week, I went to Plainview Library in Plainview, Minnesota, for a poetry event. My sister Patty (up from Florida) and daughter Maddie (home briefly from Scotland) came with me on this mini-road trip. It was a small group of
[Head over to Two Writing Teachers for links to more Slice of Life posts!] During the past couple of months, I’ve worked on being verbally clear about what I want. I sometimes expect others to be mind readers, which is not fair. When my husband and I went to Iceland
All week I’ve been thinking about my One Little Word, and everyone’s posts lasts week were inspiring–and a bit intimidating. A couple of mornings ago, I woke up knowing my word. CLEAR My life and to-do lists and home are overly full. They are full of wonderful stuff, but too
Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome, everyone! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) The Poetry Princesses are starting off 2017 with somonka, two combined Japanese tanka written in a love poem/response form. What better way to start off a new year than with some love? Still, with the end of a
For my birthday, my husband and I spent several days in Duluth, a harbor city at the southern edge of Lake Superior. We love Duluth, and one of our favorite things is watching ships come and go from the harbor–especially the 1,000-footers. There are 14 or so of them that
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