Somehow today, I started to think about all the things. It started with the idea that this is my final post of the year that I committed to writing at least one blog post each week. I began January 19 and wrote at least once a week for all but four weeks for the remainder …

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Some time ago, I was sent a prompt from Firefly Writing‘s subscription service, Hello Writer. The prompt was to write about our vices based on a poem by Ceclia Woloch called Fireflies. This poem barely covers all of my vices, and some are (happily) former vices, but this is the flow that happened. and these are …

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This year, this decade, are almost over. And this one has been big for me and my writing life. I took my first course back in January and it has been a truly wonderful ride. I have more knowledge, more stories, and a greater ability to understand the connection between writing, reading, and me. My …

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to say those times made me happy is not the full story they woke me to what it meant for my heart to move beyond a vital organ to little hands and little feet and hugs at bedtime to smooth the sad these memories and what is my today means that heart is healed

(Full disclosure – photo has NOTHING to do with this blog post. I just loved finding this birdhouse.) Yesterday I sent off my final assignment for my Fiction class and the day before, one for Creative Non-fiction. Big sigh. I am heading into the final stretch of my certificate in Creative Writing. One more course …

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