Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Summer Rite of Passage: The Camp Skit

After my daughter completed Kindergarten, I was faced with a parenting dilemma.  What should she do for the summer?  Much as I’d love to take an extended vacation, I’m a single parent so I couldn’t stay home with her for … Continue reading

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Where Is Your Creative Inspiration?

Recently I’ve had the revelation that creative inspiration is not so much a noun as a place.  When writing becomes difficult, I don’t have any go-to activities or exercise to break through the road block.  Instead I travel to my … Continue reading

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The Summer The World Dies

I used to think of myself as a movie aficionado, someone who openly arranges her vacation plans around the key blockbuster releases.  Last summer I eagerly embraced the year of the super hero, sprinting to the movie theatre every other … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring

This year I boldly decided to graduate from the lame sparklers and snappers I typically buy my daughter at our local department store.  She’s six years old.  Time to upgrade to some more interesting backyard fireworks to celebrate our nation’s freedom.  … Continue reading

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