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Texts, Teams, Time Zones

When I began teaching online courses about 15 years ago, I worked with a man whose dream was to work all day from home in his “jammies.” Those of us who knew him joked around and asked him to please, … Continue reading

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Lice in Their Eyebrows

Sometimes I get kidded about reading more than one book at the time, but I’ve always liked to mix it up a little. I just finished reading Ruth Sepetys’ Between Shades of Gray and am still reading and pondering Seven … Continue reading

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More Reading than Writing

I’ve been a little slack with my writing lately. Traveling from SC to ME and back via car completely stripped me of daily routines, especially the early morning writing one. Oh sure, there’s a chronicle of daily events carefully recorded … Continue reading

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Some Summer Reads

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” So says Dr. Seuss, and I believe him. Because of the books I’ve read this month, I know more … Continue reading

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Slave to the Wage

I’m having some issues with the updates I’ve made to this blog/website, and I can’t get the pictures to show up in the right place. Anxious to get things looking just right (what are those white, empty rectangular boxes all about?), … Continue reading

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They Have Punctured Hearts

Stephen King says good readers make good writers, and I’ve read several good books lately, the most recent being The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. The action takes place in WW II in a small German town called Molching and … Continue reading

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Heavenly Week

I’m still trying to figure out exactly what the theme of this blog should be.  It’s about what I’m working on (as far as writing is concerned) and some of the trials, successes, and anxieties associated with the writing life. … Continue reading

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When Too Much is Too Much

Good readers make good writers, right? That’s what I’ve heard, and I’ve been fully taking advantage of those words of wisdom lately. I’ve been  A LOT of reading and a little bit of writing, mainly in my journal. Last night … Continue reading

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Life and Death

Once in a while a book will take hold of your heart, soul, and mind and not let go, and that’s what happened between Cutting for Stone and me. I’d heard about this marvelous book for a year or more … Continue reading

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If I Can Do It….

Just because I haven’t been posting here lately doesn’t mean that I’ve lost interest in this blog. Not on your life! It just means that I’ve been busy, busy, busy trying to figure out how to transform my ebook on college success … Continue reading

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