Tag Archives: Writing

Is it Plagiarism When I Steal From Myself?

My third newspaper article ran in this Monday’s paper.  I have been busy with mid-terms this week and have not had time to pop over here and write about it.  In fact, I have been so busy and at a … Continue reading

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Snippets of Life

I am tired and my mind is not really wanting to do this writing thing.  I fear that if I don’t push myself every now and again to create something more than math homework and history papers I will forget … Continue reading

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College and Columns

Today is the first day of school.  I need two classes (US History and Mathematics for Elementary Teachers) and must take one more big scary test before I can officially breath, knowing I will indeed be able to start the … Continue reading

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In Black and White

Hip hip hooray – today is the day! My very first of ten columns runs in the newspaper today. As I mentioned before, I decided not to included my blog address in my byline.  I like my little blogging world … Continue reading

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One Year Ago

Today marks one year.  Most of the big firsts are over: the first Father’s Day, the first birthday, the first Thanksgiving, the first Christmas.  I am glad those are over and I must say that with time it has gotten … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Consider it Cheating

I know, I know, I know, I should be studying like crazy for the big and scary upcoming test that will determine if I even have a shot at getting into graduate school.  But I have big news.  With a … Continue reading

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Cody and Carter, like most children, are collectors.  It used to be mostly rocks and leaves, little pieces of nature that would end up on our bookshelves amidst the framed pictures, vases, and delicate glass candy dishes despite my best … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

A while ago I was honored by my blogging friend Heather over at Patchwork of Life with the One Lovely Blog Award.  I never know what to expect when a new post pops up from Heather but I do know … Continue reading

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I do not remember when I first started writing.  I have notebooks with my writings in them dating back to 1987, back farther still if you count my lockable diary I got when I was in the third grade.  I … Continue reading

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