This piece was first published in the Nevada Appeal in 2003. I’ve passed many more milestones since that time. Retirement, … Continue reading More milestones, nearly twenty years later…
I knew first graders expected to learn to read. Furthermore, because they were six, they expected to learn right now! Continue reading How Eric Carle helped me keep a promise
Wow. Just wow. One of the most powerful books I’ve read. Maybe ever. The women who populate The Four Winds … Continue reading Book Report: Fierce winds, fiercer women
I was one of the lucky winners of a copy of local author, Jacci Turner’s latest book, Tree Singer. Entering … Continue reading Book Report: A heroine whose super-power is listening
“Sometimes two strangers only need one thing in common to find each other sympathetic.” Continue reading Aren’t we all anxious people?
“Housework, if done properly, can kill you.” ~Erma Bombeck This piece was first published in the Nevada Appeal about twenty … Continue reading My wish: A house that’s just clean enough
If this sounds familiar, you’re right. I published it back in May, but thought I’d re-post today. Libby’s story of how she spent the morning of September 11 is very nearly my story. Again, writing what I know. Continue reading Friday Field Trip: City Cafe’ & Bakery