Tag Archives: Pat Conroy

Get the Moon Right

With the ocean’s roar in front of us and the chirping of cicadas behind us, my daughter and I sat in our beach chairs watching the strollers, shell collectors, and frolicking children. We noted an increased number of dogs on … Continue reading

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Since retiring from full-time employment, I’ve been able to fulfill a lot of “wishing and hoping” dreams from those crazy, busy days of working and raising children. While I loved that time period, the demands and expectations didn’t leave much … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

While walking this morning, I listened to Pat Conroy read My Reading Life on Audible. Part of today’s reading came from the chapter on Conroy’s high school English teacher and mentor, Gene Norris. The student and teacher began a lifelong … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

Can I write fiction? I don’t know. I do know that I have plenty of stories to share, not just mine, but also those of others. I can’t count the number of times that I’ve exclaimed, “What a story!” after … Continue reading

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