Tag Archives: life

My Life: Humdrum but Useful

 This post is by M. K. Waller Where do writers get their ideas? More to the point, where do I get my ideas? When I blog, most of them are drawn from my life–things I’ve done, seen, heard, read about, … Continue reading

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Seize the Moment by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young women who was traveling with her grandmother. As they engaged in pleasant … Continue reading

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MishMash and Thoughts

Post (c) Doris McCraw According to Merriam-Webster the definition of mishmash is a confused mixture of things. It perfectly defines life right now. (No, I’m not talking politics. I leave that to those who are passionate about it.) So what … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters-Poet?

Post by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines I grew up not far from Galesburg, Illinois, the setting for Edgar Lee Masters classic. Why is that important? The small rural community I spent time in was much like the town that Edgar Lee … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Distractions

By S. J. Brown All of our lives are filled with distractions. However my world seems to have more than its share.  As I sat down to write this blog in my newly completed office I was distracted as a … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Passion

Post copyright Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author According to Merriam-Webster a simple definition of passion is:  a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something.  Can you imagine living with enthusiasm and excitement for everything you do? It … Continue reading

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Around the Bend

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Earlier this summer, my husband, the dogs, and I took a trip to Yellowstone National Park. One of our excursions was to the Yellowstone Lake area, which boasts a wide and deep lake as … Continue reading

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Life Happens – NaNoWriMo Planning Starts Now

Up until the end of May, 2015 was a good year for the most part. June 1 came and everything changed. I won’t go into boring details about what happened but there were three fronts of attack on my happiness … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

This post by Gayle M. Irwin The blue-gray and black Great Dane stretched his large head and giant body from the back seat of my car, as he looked through the rear window of my Subaru Outback. I had just … Continue reading

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Turning the Pages

This blog post by Gayle M. Irwin As writers and readers, we devour the written word. We soak up the scenes, delve into the dialogue, and scrutinize the characters. And, we turn the pages (if we like the read, that … Continue reading

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