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Steph's Scribe & National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

This morning in my two sections of feature writing on campus, I had students engage in an activity for writing DESCRIPTION. We tapped into our senses of smell, touch, and taste, and I had the students smell different items and try to describe the scents (one was from my garden, one was a spice, and two were candle scents); next, they had to touch something and describe that feeling (it was my daughter’s jar of slime, and they were pretty grossed out—it was awesome!); then, they had to take a bite of something and write about what it reminded them of by describing it through a story (it was a piece of a graham cracker). 470 more words

On Life

My two cents; greeting cards

So, I love the idea of the written word.  Obviously.  But there is something lost in the generic “Happy Birthday’s!” and “You’re the one for me!” cards that make my inner granola girl hate the paper wasting. 279 more words

Is love enough?

Many of us idealize love like its some lofty remedy for all of life’s problems. Our movies and our stories and our history all celebrate it as life’s ultimate goal, the final solution for all of our pain and struggle. 1,181 more words

Say What You Need To Say

Be present for the journey...

When it comes to matters of the heart I am very guarded. Some refer to it as a Wall, others refer to it as rigid boundaries. 630 more words

Say What You Need To Say

It's funny.

I have no idea what to say. No thoughts, no feelings, nothing that I think is really “worthy” to be on my blog. I have lots of thoughts and feelings, but I have kept them in my mind for so long that I’m not exactly sure where to begin. 13 more words