Book Release: A Carpathian Folk Song: Freedom, Love, Gold

Book Release: A Carpathian Folk Song: Freedom, Love, Gold.

Advertisements
Posted in Slice of Life, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Words

Words.

Posted in inspiration, Slice of Life, writing | Leave a comment

Thanks, Marie, and Happy Halloween!

Thanks, Marie, and Happy Halloween!.

Posted in inspiration, parenting, Slice of Life | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get That Novel Going!

Get That Novel Going!.

Posted in inspiration, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Words

Words.

Posted in Teaching, writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Release: A Carpathian Folk Song: Freedom, Love, Gold

Book Release: A Carpathian Folk Song: Freedom, Love, Gold.

Posted in inspiration, Slice of Life, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Words of Wonder

Pen In Hand

Thurston's turkey 2012One of the greatest pleasures in life is watching someone begin to read and enjoy words.  It happens so fast, like magic.  Back in November, my grandson was accomplished with his name, a few phrases, and lots of words on sight.  Now, just half a year later, he can pick up most items, books, comics, cereal boxes, directions, menus, and figure out most of the words and the rest from context.  He sits on the couch, wrapped up in his new Garfield book, and studies it intently.

While I watch him, I wonder…Of all the words swirling around in his world, which ones  will he look back to in fifty years?  Who are the authors who have created the images, phrases, poems, and scenes that he will use when choices he must make are murky, maddening, or dangerous?

Right now, he refers to Piggy and Elephant who learn to share…

View original post 358 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment