Tag Archives: Advice

A Teacher’s Lament

I spoke with your teacher today, And this is what she had to say: Please tell Billy I like him a lot But not when he licks each tiny spot Of food off his plate. It’s just plain gross.   … Continue reading

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Being Me

For the longest time, I really didn’t like myself. I knew, intrinsically, that somehow I was not the child that my parents wanted. That’s a hard cross to bear. I was not pretty. I was not talented in any way. … Continue reading

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Conquering Loneliness

When I was a little kid I didn’t feel loved at all. I was a shy, miserable child. A loner who yearned to be held, caressed, even though I didn’t yet know the meaning of the term.  I wanted to … Continue reading

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Making Do

When I was a kid, I was aware of the fact that money seemed to be a constant concern of my dad’s. He kept a budget that went out several weeks into the future that accounted for every payment, every … Continue reading

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Conference Behaviors

As I am getting ready to attend my favorite writer’s conference, I need to remind myself of how to get the most from the experience. You’d think by now that I’d have it down pat, but because I am essentially … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Beautiful Day

Another day awakens Promising calm winds Sunny skies A touch of clouds That guide me through The hectic times of my life   I stretch, drawing in Energy to replenish My weary soul To revitalize desires And strengthen interests A … Continue reading

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Education

Magic bullet Gateway to the stars Door to continuous learning Within easy reach Requires some effort  Constantly yearning

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