Monthly Archives: January 2011

Gifts Received While On The Road

It’s Monday morning and I’m glad to be home again. I was in Cincinnati last week, working a music teacher’s conference.  I’m a homebody so it’s not easy for me to be on the road. When I’m gone I miss my husband, my … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with Books and Words

          This has been an interesting week. I’ve worked with my prompts on a daily basis and have had some breakthrough moments.  I loved writing about “red” which is my favorite color, and “stick” which reminded me of my penchant for … Continue reading

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 After my husband, Paul, read my blog last week, he said to me, “Who would have thought an insignificant word like thimble would have engendered such significant memories. That’s what I call ‘the significance of insignificant things’.”     That phrase has … Continue reading

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     Last week I wrote about stepping out of my comfort zone.   I have to confess that learning to navigate this website and figure out the ins and outs of setting up a blog page has definitely thrown me out … Continue reading

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 Okay, I admit it. My heart is pounding and I’m sweating at the thought of setting up this blog site and making a commitment to posting to it weekly. I’m stepping out of my comfort zone because I’m technically challenged and … Continue reading

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