Archive

Slice of Life: Sometimes Lack of Planning Pays Off #SOL17

Slice of Life:  Sometimes Lack of Planning Pays Off      #SOL17

 “Clare, lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.” I heard my father’s words many times this month during the March challenge. Last year I spent a lot

Slice of Life: Back to Basics #SOL17

When the going gets rough … we go back to basics… This something I notice about our writing process.  Whenever Tammy and I hit a roadblock in terms of topic, structure, layout, or clarity, we

Slice of Life: The Real Surprise #SOL17

As soon as I read this comment from Susan, I got up and headed down to the basement.  I knew exactly what I was looking for and why I needed to find it. There is

Slice of Life: Duraflame Stage of Life #SOL17

Slice of Life:  Duraflame Stage of Life      #SOL17

I grew up watching reruns of The Brady Bunch and Leave it to Beaver.  Carol Brady and June Cleaver somehow worked their way into my schema of how a household should function when the

Slice of Life: A Digital Bin That Will Give You More… #SOL17 #IMWAYR

I have been reading a text set.  I didn’t start out intending to read a text set, but as I reflect on my reading journey over the past two weeks I realize I am

Slice of Life: Happy as a Clam! #SOL17

Writing Retreat Share:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new

Slice of Life: I Wish…..

Slice of Life:    I Wish…..

Please, Clare.  Go tell Mom I love her.    Ok,  Dad. No.  I mean now.  Please go now and tell her I love her.  I am distracted for a moment as watch my son make a great

Slice of Life: Are You In It For The Long Haul? #SOL17

One of the first signs we noticed was her handwriting.  We seemed to somehow miss the sign that she was posting reminder notes to herself all over the house.  What struck us and caused

Slice of Life: How Do You Teach Fun, Warmth and Unconditional Love? #T4TMoments #SOL17

Slice of Life:  How Do You Teach Fun, Warmth and Unconditional Love?    #T4TMoments  #SOL17

Have you ever heard of an animal assisted therapy program?  We had the privilege of seeing one in action at a school recently.  This elementary school has an animal assisted therapy program as part

Slice of Life: A Slicer’s Dilemma #SOL17

Slice of Life:  A Slicer’s Dilemma     #SOL17

A Slicer’s Dilemma Only three responses That’s all the time I have Only three responses I going to stick with this tonight Only three responses The rule is at least three Only three responses I will read more slices tomorrow Only three responses It