“A rich leaven of so-called useless information may create the very ferment that triggers a creative breakthrough.” Erwin Di Cyan Ph.D. Creativity:Road to Self-Discovery Yea for me! I just handed in my poetry manuscript and my final paper yesterday…now I’m waiting on feedback and trying to get my house back in order after ignoring it… Continue reading Another Trip to Ireland Soon!
“I read somewhere that is was a good idea to write a thousand words a day. Virginia Woolf said it, and Kay Boyle…A thousand words a day. Another way to think of that is four pages. Four pages a day.” Carolyn See, Making A Literary Life Do you have a set writing goal for the… Continue reading A Thousand Words A Day
“I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.” Pablo Neruda It has been raining here the last day and a half. The garden really needed it and I am pleased that… Continue reading Place in Poetry
This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of USC. All opinions are 100% mine. After two and a half years in a low-residency degree program I can certainly attest to the benefits of learning outside of the traditional classroom. As technology catches up with education it is becoming easier and just as… Continue reading Master of Arts in Teaching
You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of night. Denise Levertov Still writing and a bit closer to completion of my final paper.… Continue reading Honored To Have So Venerable A Neighbor
This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Dove Ice Cream. All opinions are 100% mine. How do you unwind? Do you take a mini-moment during the day to recharge? DOVE® did a survey of 400 mothers and 70% say that they take time for themselves every day. I say to the… Continue reading Short Essay Contest-Share Your Mini Moment