Tag Archives: slice of life

Every day for a month

This month of blogging has been quite a commitment. I have kept others waiting while I blogged away each and every day. I have put things off. I have cleared time. I have made writing, thinking, considering and publishing a … Continue reading

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YES or NO

  Words are power. I know this, and so…when I have opportunity, I always choose YES. The reason? Simple. I want to say that beautiful open creative imaginative word. I want to grant permission. Give forgiveness. If the power to … Continue reading

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Dominoes & Thinking Collide

“Let’s play dominoes,” I suggested. We did. We played three games. I lost all three. I got a little discouraged. I began to think maybe I needed to switch up my strategy. I placed my dominoes by common numbers, a lot … Continue reading

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Fear

This concept arises in us all at one time or another. It is relative. Sometimes it is big and outside of us. Times like 9-11, the beginnings of the bombing of Iraq, Afganistan. Sometimes it is up close and personal. … Continue reading

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Trust

The very word calls up ISSUES “Trust me,” whispers in shadows. . . “even though I may not be trustworthy.” “Trust me,” murmurs behind closed door. . . “because I’m not willing to share the truth.” “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Kahoot! Why I Blog

This evening I learned something new!  I was just sitting down to write my blog post for the day and I came across this blog by Chris at Reading Amidst the Chaos.  I hadn’t ever heard of Kahoot! before. I … Continue reading

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Turtle Bay

Serene black and green suspended here in this sublime saline fins float back and forth, stealthy propellers heads bobbing just barely above the Pacific’s serenely surging surface Quiet and calm moving with Aloha graceful ease This is their home. Mahalo … Continue reading

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Write like this: Lame Blog Post Day

A lame Slice of Life would be the moment you decide you are going to write this one long sentence then go out and figure out how your third vacation day will go because you had a great idea for … Continue reading

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cookies

“Let’s go exploring,” said Paulito turning towards the door. “Okay,” replied Kimber. They snuck out the door and ran down four flights of stairs.  When they reached street level there were people everywhere. There were lights amidst the darkness. Tiny … Continue reading

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Dear Younger Me,

I know you think you’re stuck. You’re afraid that you’ll never get to go to college. You’re afraid of relationships not panning out. You don’t know you’re good enough, smart enough, strong enough.  But you are. You’re uncertain how to … Continue reading

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