Month: May 2015

New Look—New Address

Thank you for visiting my blog. Please be sure to bookmark this page as the web address has changed to judythewriter.com

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Where There’s Smoke…

  A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I consider myself a fairly intelligent person. In fact, there are several pieces of paper on my wall that would confirm this fact. Every once in a while, however, I come… Read More

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Memorial Day 2015

Today is Memorial Day. I find saying “Happy Memorial Day” hard because I don’t believe Memorial Day is a holiday about going to the beach or having a cookout. I’m not saying those things are wrong. Not at… Read More

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Wrangling A Persistent Robin

Springtime – fresh sprouts popping out of the ground. Birds singing and gathering at the feeders. It’s such a happy time. Usually. Living in a national forest, we have lots of different birds. Most fun to watch. Some… Read More

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Mud, mud, lots of mud

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We have had an inordinate amount of rain recently. Considering we have been in a serious drought, I should not complain. However, with lots of rain comes mud – lots of mud…. Read More

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Sharing My Favorite Writing Blog Links

I recently read that Writer’s Digest named Jane Friedman’s blog one of the 101 best websites for writers. That’s quite an honor and well-deserved. Ms. Friedman always has great advice for writers. I read her blog regularly. Writer’s… Read More

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Preschoolers

  A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I was recently sitting in a meeting with one of my favorite two-year-olds named Phineas. (He would be one of my favorites even if he didn’t have such a great name.)… Read More

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Celebrating Leprechauns Day

When we think of Irish holidays, we usually think of March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. But there’s another celebration of Irish culture today… National Leprechaun Day You know the elfin creatures in green suits and hats that hide… Read More

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Mother’s Day 2015

Yesterday was Mother’s Day. The day set aside to honor mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. For many women it was a happy day, spent surrounded by children and grandchildren. For others,… Read More

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STORY IDEAS

Coming up with story ideas is not usually a problem for me. Like the writer in this cartoon by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, I find ideas everywhere. “Used with permission from Debbie Ridpath Ohi at Inkygirl.com.” Transferring all those… Read More

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