Tag Archives: Life

Write it Down!

            I recently did an author presentation at a local elementary school. I love talking with kids about the joy of writing, and seek to inspire them to become writers themselves. Our children are the … Continue reading

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Life is the Messy Bits

“Life is the messy bits.” I love this quote from Letters to Juliet! The messiness of life is inevitable. And it’s needed! During my first writing course, I can’t tell you how often my instructor asked, “Where’s the conflict?” I … Continue reading

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A Big Life

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” — Anais Nin I love this quote! A big life is a courageous life, and isn’t that what we want for our children…for ourselves? A Big Life! A life full of … Continue reading

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The Letter

Every so often, my heart leads me to “the box”, my box of memories and treasures. I draw out the photos of my youth, school pictures from kindergarten to sixth grade. I giggle at the photo of myself in a … Continue reading

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Small Wonders

Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life – well, valuable, but small – and sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it, or because I haven’t been brave? So much of what I … Continue reading

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We All Have a Story to Tell

Storytime is my favorite time of day. As a parent, I relish one on one time with my daughter. Tell me a story, she says. Children love stories. It’s not always easy to come up with a great story when … Continue reading

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