Monthly Archives: November 2009

Silent Auction for Bridget and Barrett Begins

I announced that a new silent auction for Bridget and Barrett was about to begin in this earlier post. And tah-dah…it has begun! Browse, bid, and win for a good cause! November 27 – December 11, 2009 Bridget Zinn and … Continue reading

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 Read Write Poem invited us to write about food associations.  I thought and thought and thought this week, lots of things surfaced. Getting them into a poem? Not so much.  So I discovered that I had not shared this poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Stretch: Childhood Games

When the “Poetry Stretch”  prompt to write about your favorite childhood game appeared, I immediately thought of playing  “jacks”.  I played for hours at recess and was pretty good. Tried recently and was awful!  How was I possibly coordinated enough to … Continue reading


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One Single Impression: Reincarnation

Gautami Tripathy of Rooted provided the prompt, “reincarnation”  at One Single Impression. Yesterday as I made “using up the leftover’s soup”, I realized I was reincarnating the items in the refrigerator. wednesday’s roast simmers in pot, sunday soup no one goes hungry Head … Continue reading

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New On-line Silent Auction for Bridget About to Begin

Bridget and Barrett at the “5th Friday” October Kidlit Drink Night So the holidays are coming.  Is there any better way to get gifts and help someone out?  Another on-lin silent auction for Bridge and Barrett will be held starting … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Departed

Loch Rob provided the prompt and the inspiration.  I have three chair photos begging for a poem or two. Backstage Chair in Ringwood, NJ abandoned lost lines engraved on the wall final curtain drops Back Stage Chair II, Ringwood, NJ departed, left … Continue reading

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Poetry Stretch: Rictameter

This week the challenge was to write in the poetry form, rictameter.  It is a 9-line poem with a syllable count of 2/4/6/8/10/8/6/4/2 in which the first and last lines are the same. Since today is Friday the 13th, our third … Continue reading

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Ready for the Holiday Bazaar

Invited back to a small, intimate holiday bazaar at New Harmony Health, I have been working on pendants.  I love creating but not for the masses.  Not my thing.  So this year I decided to create a few items and play with just … Continue reading

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Meet Laura Ludwig Hamor, Silver Artist

Have you begun to think about gifts for the upcoming holiday season? I like finding unique, handcrafted ones for friends and family. In May, several of the Portland Kidlit community hosted an on-line silent auction for our friend Bridget Zinn … Continue reading

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Poetry Stretch: What’s Not There

Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect  proposed writing a poem about “what’s not there” based on this poem. Missing the Huntress no soft diluted calico fur purring weight upon me while asleep no more treats those disemboweled mice population explosion … Continue reading

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