Tag Archives: Advice

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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Holiday Blues

What do you tell the children who find no quarter under their pillows – the missing gift of the tooth fairy – when the proper homage has been paid?   What do you tell the sad little girl whose stocking … Continue reading

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Advice Column

Dear Martha: My eight-year-old son got sent home early from school. Supposedly he pulled a girl’s ponytail so hard it made her cry. I don’t believe it. My son’s a kind-hearted kid. He says the girl waves her hair in … Continue reading

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