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Friday-Pie-Day

It's Friday-Pie-Day! The relief of breaking out of a routine, taking shortcuts (no cooking required), the end of the work week slog. That is not the case if you work on a Saturday. If you work on a Saturday - and lots and lots of people do - you look forward to your Sunday. If… Continue reading Friday-Pie-Day

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Put the Kettle On

Put the kettle on. Polly is back. It's been quite some time since she had an outing, and that upset both Polly and me. But look, here she comes! With a purposeful stride she wends her way through her quaint hometown, making her way to you. Today, Polly has fables and a parable for you… Continue reading Put the Kettle On

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9 Writing Prompts for 9 Writing Days

Revamped and refreshed, here are 9 writing prompts, in a slideshow format, for 9 Writing Days. This doesn't mean you must write the whole day; write for a set amount of time - 15 minutes, or 30 minutes, or 45 minutes, or ¼ of the day - for 9 consecutive days. Begin Day 1 with… Continue reading 9 Writing Prompts for 9 Writing Days

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Turning Over Your Leaf

Seeds germinate in the dark. We germinate and grow in the dark too, literally and figuratively. The womb is dark. Children grow while sleeping. The darkest hours are oftentimes the hours in which we're visited by our muses, or stripped of our hard, protective shell and rendered powerless, incapable of resisting the pull of the… Continue reading Turning Over Your Leaf

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Are You Alex, Sam, Kim, or Jo?

Polly wants you to put the kettle on, for she is on her way. Remember those annuals we'd pore over as young girls? You'd choose a particular leaf, or color, and read what it revealed about you? This video reminds me of those giggly, fun indulgences. Approach it with the same lighthearted energy. Combining writing… Continue reading Are You Alex, Sam, Kim, or Jo?

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Spaced Out

Venture into your deep space, intrepid penstronaut. Your missions require less than an hour of your time, but are light years away... This writing expedition is perfect for the Full Moon energy, so take the trip while LunaMoona is big and round and heavy in the sky. https://youtu.be/udBYp0i3TfE Dancing with Words Spaced Out Writing Expedition… Continue reading Spaced Out