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A Random Letter in my Path

You stumble upon a random letter on the path.You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter. Today’s twist: Approach this post in as few words as possible. (75 words even) I saw a letter in my […]

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Friends Writing Writing 101

My Buddy – Who Was – Yet Still Is

Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. Well, he’s still part of my life, just not in a physical sense. I make my living using technology, and one of my greatest teachers/supporters/technological playmates was a quadriplegic named Buddy. Buddy went to school with my sister, […]

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Music Summer Writing Writing 101

Three Songs – My Favorites – What are Yours?

Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? That’s today’s assignment. As a music-lover this should be easy-breezy right? Bet you thought I would say it was difficult! But actually, it was pretty easy for me. I have eclectic taste in music. I enjoy the Disney […]

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Education Writing Writing 101

Writing 101 and my Stream-of-Consciousness

For Writing 101 at the Blogging University, we are instructed to do some stream of consciousness writing. It makes me think of all the different types of writing I’ve done in my past…My PopPop encouraged me, rejoicing with me as I won an award for writing in first grade. I think that was a poem (or as he insisted, a po-EM, not a pome). Words wended their way from mind to page during my teen years. All those things you wouldn’t say out loud, yet screamed for release…