Celebrate: Slice of Life Story Challenge

I’ve done it. I’ve finally done it. I just signed up to participate in the Slice of Life Storytelling Challenge at Two Writing Teachers. I’ve thought about participating for years. Last year, I even signed up to be a Welcome Wagon volunteer and commented daily on several new slicers’ posts for the whole month. I…

Taking a Break #celebratelu #sol15 3/7/15

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration at her blog. I appreciate this weekly reminder to reflect on the positives and find reasons to celebrate. March is also the Slice of Life Challenge at Two Writing Teachers. I’m participating in the challenge only as a commenter, but I have been inspired by all the slices I’ve read this…

Celebrate: Going With the Flow….Maybe #celebratelu

  It’s a bit strange to feel relaxed on November 1. For the past seven years, I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo, the zany writing challenge where NaNo’ers write a 50K word novel in a month. That means that the first of November usually finds me frantically typing 1,667 words so that I don’t fall behind on the very…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week 10/11/14

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this invitation to find the positives of my week. 1. My son read to me. This was by far my favorite moment of the week. It was totally unexpected, too. I haven’t heard my son read out loud in probably a year and a…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu

Visit Ruth Ayres’s blog to link with the weekly Celebration. 1. Scholastic Book Fair. I almost didn’t go. We were in a hurry after parent-teacher conferences, and the last couple of times I’ve visited the fair, I couldn’t find any books I wanted. (Shocking, I know.) But that obviously wasn’t the case this time. I kept adding…