I want a Digital Voice Recorder!

My new favorite thing is something that I don't actually have yet.   I would like to get a digital voice recorder with a USB connection so that I can connect it to my computer (which I backup daily now, thank you) and transfer what I record to an audio file.  How great would that … Continue reading I want a Digital Voice Recorder!

“Feeling gratitude…”

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”   – William Arthur Ward Being grateful for what is good about our lives is an important thing we can each do for ourselves.  It helps makes anything that is not-so-good-at-the-moment easier to deal with, and keeps us in a … Continue reading “Feeling gratitude…”

There is no such thing as writer’s block!

My students hear me say all the time that, "There is no such thing as writer's block!"  There is no excuse for not having something written after a period of freewriting or when a writing assignment is due.  It may not be your best work, you may not want to share it, you may not … Continue reading There is no such thing as writer’s block!

New Category – “Words”

There are some words that as we read them, or hear them in conversation, they stand out brightly among all of the others.  It could be for any number of reasons including the way the actual letters form the word, how it sounds when it is spoken, its meaning, its origin, or its obscurity.  I … Continue reading New Category – “Words”