Category Archives: personal choices

Seas the Day?

Yesterday, I blogged about Serving Up Memory, the anthology written by the Camden Writers.  Now we’re thinking about exactly what kind of book we want to publish this year. Although there are lots of ideas floating around, so far the … Continue reading

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Who Are You Blaming?

Eve’s Sisters, a book of essays published nearly three years ago, points out the application of certain psychological principles in the lives of women (men too) in the Bible. And although I haven’t done a super job of marketing the … Continue reading

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Crossing Over

I’m pretty psyched up tonight. A little anxious too. Tomorrow I’m going to speak to a group of men about what it takes to be successful in a two-year college. Although I’ve talked to students about college success for decades, … Continue reading

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Pier Encounter

A few months ago, one of my daughters and I were discussing my Facebook author page, and she diplomatically informed me that if I wanted people to like and follow it, I needed to add new information more regularly AND … Continue reading

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What If? What If? What If?

I thought I knew a lot when I wrote Eve’s Sisters, but now I realize that I was only just beginning to understand the women of the Bible. Each day I learn something new or I look at things in … Continue reading

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It Even Has Pictures

Since I’ve begun writing on a more consistent basis, I’ve come across so much beneficial information that I can scarcely keep track of it all. Use strong verbs, write what you know, watch those “to be” verbs, and just do … Continue reading

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Rescue Me!

A couple of weeks ago I posted something about one of my favorite childhood books, The Little Red Hen, on my Mom’s Musings blog. I had just read Sue Monk Kidd’s When the Heart Waits and was amused and somewhat … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading?

Whenever I’m immersed in a book I find myself thinking about the author’s ideas pretty much all the time. If it’s a work of fiction, then I think about the characters and their motivation, appearance, and surroundings. I wonder what … Continue reading

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Pictures Add Soul

I wrote  Crossing the Bridge: Succeeding in a Community College and Beyond for one   reason, the desire to help students succeed during and after college. Of all the positive things about teaching, the students top the list. Working with people … Continue reading

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Nurse, Accountant, or Engineer?

As a technical/community college instructor of over 35 years, I know a little bit about students and their motivation, career questions, life choices, and challenges. Today on the first day of a new semester, I keep thinking about a young … Continue reading

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