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Why We Write About Ourselves (Excavating a Life)

Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature

A few days after I wrote my blog post Why I Write Memoir… 911 more words


A Reminder for the February Story Circle

Happy Valentine’s Day Writers,

Since this is the holiday of love we decided our prompt for the month would be about Love, the good the bad the ugly. 404 more words

Creative Writing

Two Tales of a City-Pt. 13


The first major change we learned of revolved around the Finale performance venue. The organizers of the event originally stated that the competition would take place at the world famous Radio City Music Hall. 722 more words


DIY Yarn Swift Success (Again)!

Danny and I lucked out and found another folding wine rack at our neighborhood Goodwill (Only $2.50!), and it is bigger and much sturdier than my flea market find. 227 more words


Weight Watchers Embarrassment

I’ve debated whether to share this embarrassing experience, but here goes…

Last week, I went to Weight Watchers.

That’s not even the embarrassing part.

After Weight Watchers, I went to the car repair shop, the grocery store, and Costco. 720 more words

Go Into the Light

I’ve always been a little bit shady.

That’s why you’d be likely to find me on the dark side of the street, shrinking away from daylight, my face obscured by a broad-brimmed hat. 658 more words


Butterick 6140 Jacket: They've Gone to Plaid!

I’ve been under the weather this week, so I am a little late posting.

Last week I finished sewing a light weight jacket for myself from a lovely woven wool plaid fabric that I’ve held on to for the past couple of years. 427 more words