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A Favorite Meal

I’m altering the rules on this Writing 101 assignment. First of all, it’s the assignment from several days ago. Yes, I fell behind. I’m okay with that and hope you are, too. Anyway… Today’s Prompt: Tell us something about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or […]

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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

Where Would I go?

If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now? That’s today’s assignment. My mind raced as I mulled that one over. A Janis Joplin concert? My perfect moment in the woods when I was a child? Ancient Egypt? Which adventure would I choose? When my […]

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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…