Monthly Archives: June 2014

Mother’s Box of Love

Writing 101 – Day 20: Write about something you treasure. Over the years there have been many Christmases —  happy, exciting,  sad,  special  Christmases, but this was the most special one of all for me. My mother, age 93,  was … Continue reading

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“Dear Balloon”*

Writing 101 – Day 14 (Open a book and choose a word on page 29) Dear Balloon, I’ve always liked the way you look…. You know, the two l’s followed by the double o’s. There’s something quite rounded about you. … Continue reading

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THE SPOON

Writing 101 – Day 4’s assignment:     (A loss) It began when he was 16, she 17, both seniors in high school. He came up to her locker, asked her out and their romance began, far too serious for … Continue reading

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Beautiful Music

Writing 101 – Day 3 “Celebrate three songs that are significant to you. For your twist, write for fifteen minutes without stopping — and build a writing habit.” Couldn’t do this in 15 min. Itstarted out that way but then it … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Brown Sugar Dip

It’s almost the end of strawberry season here in New Jersey.  The growers have had a difficult time with all the pounding rain over the past week — not good for strawberries — and already I’m beginning to dread the … Continue reading

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Emma’s Story (Part 1)

(Our dog Emma’s story began in 2011 when she was four years old. This is the first part of her three-part story…. or four) For over a year I debated whether I should adopt a dog… made pro and con … Continue reading

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Garden Memories

Writing 101 – Day 10 ( I’m late and out of order with my Writing 101 assignments.  This is supposed to be “Happy _____” a memorable childhood meal, but for me it led to memories of  my grandparents and their … Continue reading

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