Monthly Archives: September 2012


I wrote this for a class I took.  The challenge was to describe a scene on a bus or subway, but keep the adjectives and adverbs to a minimum.  It’s super short, but one of my favorites. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gladys stepped … Continue reading

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A dart, a ball, and a sword

In our two-story entryway, we have a coat closet (though it holds no coats) and it’s great for storage, but there’s one thing kind of off about it. It juts out from the wall and doesn’t go all the way … Continue reading

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Outdoor Ice

This is a little bit of a cheat – this post comes from my first blog, when I was learning what it takes to be the mother of a hockey player. It’s been almost four years since I wrote this … Continue reading

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Maggie and Agent Peterson Have Lunch

This is part of a story that’s in my head that I’ve started to try to get on paper. I’ve only gone over this once after writing it, so it’s technically in the “Unedited” category. *********************UNEDITED********************* Engrossed in her book, … Continue reading

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Welcome to my pursuit of more happiness and my quest to create A Perfect Day for J (that’s me!).  I’ve taken some time to try to outline how I think this will work (Rules of the Road) and what I … Continue reading

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