Category: On Life and Writing

Merry Christmas

 December 24, 2018

“On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wines, of rich food filled with marrow, of well-aged wines strained clear. And he will destroy on this mountain the shroud that is cast over all peoples, the sheet that is spread over all […]

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A Writer’s Nightmare

 December 21, 2018

Have you ever dreamed that you opened up Microsoft Word and all of your documents were gone? That happened to me and it wasn’t a dream. It was a real-life writer’s nightmare. I didn’t panic because I knew I had backed up my files to an external hard drive recently. I had also saved my […]

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NaNoWriMo 2018

 December 4, 2018

NaNoWriMo 2018 is done. I now have 52,501 words as the basis for book eight of my Dancing through Life series. It’s a wonder to me that I made it, as ill-prepared as I was going into the month. There’s something about having a public goal and knowing so many other writers have that same […]

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Birthplace of the Republican Party – Jackson, MI

 November 9, 2018

One of Jackson County Michigan’s claims to fame is that it is the birthplace of the Republican Party. (There is some dispute over this with Ripon, Wisconsin. Click here to learn more.) Another but lesser known claim to fame is its role in the Underground Railroad. The two are related, as I learned through my […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – NaNoWriMo Time!

 November 1, 2018

It’s NaNoWriMo time! Time to sharpen those pencils if you are old-school, or prepare to hit that keyboard to write 50,000 words in one month. Earlier this week I wrote about the reasons why I love November in my post, Season of Gratitude. To those reasons I add NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. Past […]

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Season of Gratitude

 October 29, 2018

I love November! Much as I’m aware of the importance of giving thanks throughout the year, I need this time to remind me and help me develop an attitude of gratitude. I need this Season of Thanksgiving, Season of Gratitude! Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday for years. It doesn’t require buying a lot of […]

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September 11 – Redeeming the Day

 September 11, 2018

On a rainy September 11, in 2010, on the campus of Michigan State University, my daughter Ruth married her college sweetheart. They had been aware of the significance of the day as they struggled to find a date that worked. They finally determined that this was one way to redeem a day fraught which such […]

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Questions to Live By

 August 30, 2018

Do you have questions that you live by? Beautiful questions that define and give structure to your life? I’ve been reflecting on this since my blog post last week when I asked whether there were any questions that had given your life direction. I’ve been wondering since then:  What are the questions I live by? […]

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Beautiful Questions to be Released in Time for Labor Day Weekend

 August 23, 2018

What are the beautiful questions that have kept you going throughout your life? Do some answers keep changing depending on your changing life circumstances? Whatever the answer, keep asking the questions! Some questions are so big, they can take a lifetime to answer. They are big enough for you to live in, walk around in […]

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