Story of the Week – Wk 4

This piece is based on the prompt:  fixing something that is broken.  I present: The Ring Bowl – April 18, 2014.

On Striving at the “Day Job”

“Striving” is the word that comes to mind when I think back on conversations that I have had this week with several former employees.  Our conversations were coaching talks, catching up and just plain venting.  And, I sit on this side of my decision to leave my job and am relieved.  What is gone for Read More …

Story of the Week – Wk 3

“…Sometimes we are the only light in another person’s life and a lifeline in a way that we do not fully understand at the time.” Here is the second story installment for this week.  In looking back through my notebook from a writers’ workshop last year, I found several pieces that I would like to share.  This Read More …

Story of the Week – Wk 2

Since I did not have opportunity to post last week, I will post two pieces this week. I cheat slightly on this piece because I wrote draft one at a writers’ retreat last year.  But, I am proud of the results of this exercise and this current draft.  The idea or prompt is to write a Read More …

Back In The Saddle

Despite my best intentions to establish better patterns, life happens.  In my case, last weekend I had to pick up my husband early from a conference (luckily it was in Baltimore, not cross-country) when he came down with a fever, chills.  Turns out he had the flu.  My next concern was how to keep my Read More …