Monthly Archives: August 2014

First Day

Today was the students first day of school.  My head was spinning with all of the ideas I had  to do today.  Usually every minute of the day is planned during the first week of school.  Today I chose to … Continue reading

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Last week of summer vacation

Monday-  A wonderful day at our favorite beach in R.I.  Unfortunately, it was our first time there this summer.  Ran into 3 of my former students from last year.  Some squeals and hugs followed suit. Tuesday-  My sister and her … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

I have 9 more days until school begins.  Two more weeks before the students begin school.  I had every intention of leaving before noon.  That is always my thinking when I am prepping for the new school year, but I … Continue reading

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Let Me Out

Okay, I understand you do not envision yourself actually writing a  story.  You doubt yourself.  You don’t think you have time, energy, yada yada yada.  Enough already.  I want to live, I want to come to life.  I know it … Continue reading

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Shadows

Shadows of dappled sunlight spreading across the grass. Thoughts of summer. Shadows in the dark , creeping, creating mysterious silhouettes . Thoughts of Halloween. Shadows of those lost triggering old bittersweet memories Thoughts of family. Meg, A lovely poem showing … Continue reading

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Quick Write Monday

  Quick Write Monday   Part 1 “I’m hungry and there is nothing in the fridge,” Johnny said.                                             … Continue reading

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Lots to celebrate: We ended a wonderful trip to Hawaii to celebrate our 30th anniversary. We  arrived home safely. My girls are home this weekend. They prepared an amazing meal with fresh veggies and spaghetti. Lovely. We are sharing pictures … Continue reading

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