Category Archives: Write Time Blog

Writer’s blog: the joys and craziness of being a writer and why I wouldn’t do anything else.

So Much to Learn!

I wear a lot of hats. I’m a mom, a daughter, sister, and friend. As a writer, I write fiction and nonfiction. I write for children and for adults. Another hat I wear is that of educator. The job title … Continue reading

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Earth Day Turns 50

It was 1969, the age of peace and love. And activism. Protests occurred regularly, often against U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Troops began coming home while the Beatles gave their last public performance. Woodstock blew us away, and Neil Armstrong walked … Continue reading

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Defining Ourselves in a Moment in Time

We are in the midst of a pandemic, most of us with stay-at-home orders. We’re confronting fear and anxiety of health, jobs, and resources. But I can’t forget the Oklahoma City bombing of 25 years ago. None of us should. … Continue reading

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Free Resources for Trying Times

It started out as just three days tacked onto a long spring break weekend. Now it’s grown into 3 weeks with nothing certain at the end of that time. Yes, like so many of you, I’m home frome work for … Continue reading

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A Scary World

I have two other topics I have long planned to blog about. Anniversaries, which I’m big on. The 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, an event that horrified a nation and forever changed Oklahoma City, arrives on April 19. … Continue reading

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100 Women In 100

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. In honor of this significant milestone in history, I came up with 100 historical moments featuring women in America since the passage of women’s … Continue reading

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Leap Year

No matter how old I get, I must admit to magical thinking occasionally invading my mind. Like I wish for a giant crane to remove all cars with drivers texting from the roadway. Or to win the lottery and have … Continue reading

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Love of Lincoln

My first visit to our nation’s capital was a hectic day of battling DC traffic, checking into our hotel, and general things that needed to be done. Before I knew it, evening had arrived. My frustration was at palpable levels. … Continue reading

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Things You May Not Know About Harriet Tubman

The first day of February marks the beginning of African American History Month. Two years after the 1976 Presidential proclamation designating this month as National Black History Month, the U.S. Post Office released its Black Heritage stamp series. They couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Year of the Woman

The year 2020 has arrived, and I can hardly contain myself. Not only is it the dawn of a new decade, but I think it has the potential of being so much more. I think we’re looking at the Year … Continue reading

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