Month: September 2013

3 C’s to Increase your Writing Productivity

We moved to Colorado to escape the rush, rush of living in a large urban metropolis. We wanted quiet so I could write more. My husband wanted to be able work on his master’s degree. We found that quiet in our… Read More

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HARVEST MOON – One Word Wednesday

Anthony Lynch snapped this photo of the 2013 Harvest Moon at Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. Lovely isn’t it? This year’s Harvest Moon arrived on my birthday September 18. The lunar orb lit the night and continued to be… Read More

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Are you a Pogo Writer?

A writing career is different from other occupations. A writer has to make up their route to success. There’s no policy and procedure manual, no checklist for success. What to do and how to do it is solely… Read More

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Miller Farm Friday: Bella – 1, Chicken Wrangler Sara – 0

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Monday was a little hectic on Miller Farm. I didn’t have time to get the chickens food and water before I had to be at school to play for Chapel so… Read More

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Hardest Question of the Day – Miller Farm Friday

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The Miller Farm reached a milestone this summer – we now have 5 drivers and 5 cars which would be fine if we actually lived on a farm with lots of room. … Read More

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If you read Monday’s blog, you recognize today’s word: TRIGGER DATE I’m sure today’s date will trigger memories for you like it does for me. My husband worked in the New York City for many years. Our photo albums… Read More

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Dates Trigger Emotions So Should Your Writing: 5 Ways to Write for Emotional Impact

Years after something happens, whether we were part of the event or not, we recall and react. I sent out a questionnaire to friends and family asking them to recall dates that spark memories. The responses were surprising… Read More

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Hen in a Hive – Miller Farm Friday

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The first thing I saw when walking out to get eggs last week was a chicken’s head coming up out of an empty bee hive box like a Jack-in-the-box. I guess you… Read More

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Blueberries – One word Wednesday

I found blueberries leftover from our Labor Day picnic shoved back into the recesses of my refrigerator. I couldn’t let them go to waste.  So I dug out my recipe box.  Yep, that’s the bear firecrackers you see… Read More

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It’s Labor Day – Celebrate

If you’ve read my blog for long, you know I like to celebrate holidays with facts and vintage cards. First the facts… The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in… Read More

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