Paying for college

“Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you’ll be surprised at how little you have.” Ernest Haskins My new school year starts Friday, October 2nd, which meant I had to painfully cough up $1135.25 this morning to clear my account or I wouldn’t be able to register. What I… Continue reading Paying for college

The written word is weak…

“The written word is weak. Many people prefer life to it. Life gets your blood going, and it smells good…this writing that you do, that so thrills you, that so rocks and exhilarates you, as if dancing next to the band, is barely audible to anyone else.” Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

Without a pen I feel…

Without a pen I feel naked, but it’s writing that is my exhibitionism. Carrie Latet Today, starting with the first five words of the quote write a list poem of at least 25 lines. If you don’t use a pen feel free to substitute laptop, keyboard, brush, voice, camera, canvas, journal, or any other instrument… Continue reading Without a pen I feel…

End of Summer I Remember

Thanks to F.P. Dorchak for his wonderful summer memories that he posted on his blog. This was inspired by my October I remember post. Lovely memories!

Early Snow

Lo, sifted through the winds that blow, Down comes the soft and silent snow, White petals from the flowers that grow In the cold atmosphere. George W. Bungay Since I’ve lived here it has always snowed on or before Halloween…this morning just a few flurries in the mountains. Fall hasn’t started and it already feels… Continue reading Early Snow


I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.Douglas AdamsThe Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy This morning I did something I haven’t done in awhile. I wrote a 975 word short story in about 2.5 hours. I decided on Friday I would enter the 24 hour short story contest… Continue reading Deadlines