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Solitude for $200, Alex…

I’m extremely thankful to be an individual who enjoys solitude.  I don’t shun social activity but I’m happy to be on my own.  During this unprecedented time, many of us find ourselves either alone or maybe spending too much time … Continue reading

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My changing channels…

I’ve heard a whole gamut of terms:  flighty, ditzy, “squirrel,””thinking while blonde,” scattered, distracted, daydreamer, unfocused, undisciplined, attention deficit.  And I’m proud to say I’ve displayed many of these qualities over the years.  I wear them as a badge of … Continue reading

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Eyes on the prize…

Whatever that means.  Ok, I’m well aware what it means.  Though I’m not a Happy New Year Scrooge, I also don’t embrace the whole start over and make a resolution thing.  On the way home from an errand recently, I … Continue reading

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Writing mojo…

The sap of my writer’s juices is flowing freely.  I admit I’m still freely stepping around my fiction project, kind of like Gene Kelly dancing around the puddles in “Singing in the Rain.”  But it won’t be long until, like … Continue reading

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Standards and expectations…

I was very happy to retire from teaching high school English last June.  Given that I loved teaching, naturally this is ironic.  However, increasing numbers of students were not interested in reading and writing, let alone learning grammar.  They see … Continue reading

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New year, new goals

I’ve decided not to look on the past year with regrets.  It’s far too easy to do that and it keeps one from moving forward.  At least, that’s my thinking about it.  The past year brought many changes to my … Continue reading

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Many chapters to go!

The last few months have been exceedingly busy.  I haven’t settled into a post-retirement routine yet.  Tomorrow heralds a bittersweet event-an Open House for my residence of the last 13 1/2 years.  As someone who isn’t good about letting go … Continue reading

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