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Retirement

For the last two years of working I was looking forward to retiring and was getting tired of getting up at five thirty am. I gradually cut my week down to three days and joined an art group in my … Continue reading

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Spring garden

The temperature finally came up above zero for a few days with one day of eighteen degrees which was only a teaser. Now it is snowy and dismal again and the forecast for the next week doesn’t look very promising. … Continue reading

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Word painting

I have found that I like to paint pictures with words which can be difficult at times. Sometimes it helps to close your eyes for a minute and mentally think about the description you want to write. The picture forms in … Continue reading

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on writting

There is a love hate relationship with writing. There are times when I will do just about everything but write but  writing it is also a compulsion. It is not a want to most times but a have to. It … Continue reading

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snowy sunday afternoon

It appears that March isn’t going to be a lamb after all. The month came in like a lamb but has now changed completely. The last couple of days were spring like and it almost made one want to put … Continue reading

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books

There are four projects I am working on at present. I have been doing illustrations for a picture book Grandma Mouse Tells a Story. I now certainly see why it can take up to two years or longer to publish … Continue reading

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work in progress

Sorry about not posting lately but I have been working on my books Bess’s Magical Garden and Whistling Pines. I had sent Bess’s Magical Garden into a professional reader who sent me back four pages of helpful types. I then … Continue reading

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Rainy Friday

It is hard to believe that I have actually had thirty posts. There are times when I simply can’t find anything to write about. Then there are times when ideas seem to flow so fast that it is hard to … Continue reading

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New Year

It has been a while since I wrote anything. It is time to get my writing schedule rebooted again. It is something that has fallen by the wayside lately. It has been amazingly nice out for this time of year … Continue reading

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destiny

I believe that each and every one of us control our own destiny. I never had any real ambition when I was a child. At the time all I ever wanted to do was get married and have a family of … Continue reading

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