Tag Archives: Observations

NaWriPoMo 17/30: Playing With Poetry International Haiku Day

April is Nationa/ Global Poetry Month.  I’ve been “Playing With Poetry” this month along side Mary Lee Hahn, Margaret Simon, and Christie Wyman. I have fun tools to use: Haikubes, Metaphor Dice, Paint Chip Poetry, and Magnetic Poetry. Plus I … Continue reading

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SOLSC19: 26/31: Morning Walk

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. So yesterday, I wrote about the rain and a towhee at the feeder. The thing about the PNW is the temperamental nature … Continue reading

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SOLSC19 13/19: Statins and Genetics

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. I went to the doctor today about my recent blood draw and my frustration regarding my BMI (Body Mass Index). Maybe it was the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Snow Trees

Poetry goodness can be found at Writing the World for Kids. Thank you, Laura. This photo was taken on my walk the other morning after there had been a dusting of snow. snow trees breathing poetry on a frosty day inhaling and … Continue reading

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Poetry. Friday: Roiling, A Friday Fib

Thanks to Tara at Going to Walden for hosting all the Poetry Friday goodness. On Instagram this morning, Georgia Heard, said the word of the day was ROILING. I immediately thought of this moment last August in Yachats on the coast. … Continue reading

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SOL19: Finding Joy in Books

It’s Tuesday. Time for the Slice of Life Community found at Two Writing Teachers. Welcome the #2019SOLCommunity. If you have followed Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram over the last week, there have been a lot of comments made about Marie Kondo’s … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: For Mary Oliver

Thanks to Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect for hosting Poetry Friday this week. The light of the poetry world dimmed with the passing of Mary Oliver. I offer this in response to the poem, Meadowlark, I found in her book, … Continue reading

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