Monthly Archives: December 2015

Place is Everything…

While I was in Maine a couple of weeks ago – memories – some simple moments in time, like a snapshot, others like mini movies, popped into my head. As we drove down Water Street, I remembered helping the Stevens … Continue reading

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Yes, I Believe…

Christmas is a little bitter sweet for me. Of course I miss my mother throughout the year, but I really miss her at Christmas. She was instrumental in my long-held belief in Santa Claus. In our house, Christmas began on … Continue reading

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Finding Time to Write…

Most writers struggle at some point or another to avoid giving into the multitude of distractions present each and every day – laundry, paying bills, vacuuming. Of course not all distractions are bad – a phone call from and old … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

My daughter, Emily, is headed getting ready to board a plane to return home after her first semester overseas. I have spent the past few days thinking a great deal about what it must have been like for my mother … Continue reading

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Kennebunk Free Library

As it ended up, I had a little bit of time on Friday to spend in the Kennebunk Free Library. There is something about walking into a library that makes me feel like there are endless possibilities afloat. As I … Continue reading

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Maine Bound

Photo Courtesy of SeacoastOnline.com I am headed to Maine tomorrow for fun. I will be staying with my BFF Muffy, and I will also see long-time family friend, Gail Grimes. Yes, we’ll be eating some “lob-stah!” I will see others, … Continue reading

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When the Writing is Easy

Hemingway said, “Write hard and clear about what hurts.” In the six weeks I have been working on this memoir, I have cried more than a handful of times. The first 10-to-20-pages were easy, like opening a cage letting birds … Continue reading

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