First Assignment – Under Twenty Minutes


You know what I love the most about a twenty-minute quick writing assignment in class about a moment when you felt a rush of adventure?  Just being able to sit in front of a computer and write – quickly, without putting much thought to it or worrying about how it comes out. Kind of like … Continue reading First Assignment – Under Twenty Minutes

Here’s A Little Reminder…


I don’t know about anyone else, but I feel really down during September. I don’t know what it is about this particular month. But it’s been like this for me ever since I can remember. Perhaps it’s the end to summer, and the long sunny days mostly spent outdoors, or the warm evenings being able … Continue reading Here’s A Little Reminder…

English Countryside Had Me Taking Notes


I scheduled a trip to Europe in March knowing that I would be juggling an online course,  my day job and play.  Which by the way I outlined very strategically  on a spreadsheet/calendar and presented it to my friend who I was going to be traveling with. She laughed at first, and then sort of … Continue reading English Countryside Had Me Taking Notes

Four Prompts Worth The Exercise and then there is mine…


I love taking classes at a university past my college years. I think the whole  idea of writing, reading, discussions, homework and so forth make me feel more youthful than I already am ;). A week or two back our professor offered up a daily prompt and asked us to fill in the rest. So … Continue reading Four Prompts Worth The Exercise and then there is mine…