Monthly Archives: June 2009

Tea Date with Blogging Friends

Marilyn and Annie, two blogging friends. My drawer was #28.  My fortune: “Quiet perseverance will bring lasting happiness.”   Garden Umbrella Marilyn shows us how to make the tea.  See the fairy sized black tea cup? The tall skinny upside … Continue reading

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Summer Revision Smackdown Week Three

Hey! I actually did 75% of my goals this week.  Hooray for me. This Past week’s  goals: 1. Changes on MG writing from May’s discussion. 2.  Revisions to the two poems for submission.  Send to writing group in prep of Wed. … Continue reading

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Garden Adventure

Last year the garden went fallow.  Too tired from grueling pursuit of national board certification and taking off  on a road trip as soon as school finished. But this year, I started seeds the beginning of May (wished I had done … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Walls

Today’s prompt at One Single Impression is “walls”  What walls do you have? Real? Imagined? wall, a phantasm between siblings, hands reach out grasp, collide, forgive talk over coffee brick order cancelled For more, visit here.

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Summer Revision Smackdown

I committed myself to the “Summer Revision Smackdown Challenge”  two weeks ago.  The first week, well, I didn’t state my goals and the only revising I did was in my head.  This week’s  goals: 1. To make the changes based … Continue reading

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Update on the Bridget Zinn Auction(s)

It has been a wild and crazy weekend!  Friday night was the Portland “5th Friday: Kidlit Drink Night and Silent Auction for Bridget Zinn”.  The “5th Friday” idea was Bridget’s.  (The Portland area children’s lit and YA writers and illustrators have … Continue reading

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