Tag Archives: love

I’ve Learned A Lot!

“I believe in not quite knowing. A writer needs to be doubtful, questioning. I write out of curiosity and bewilderment. …I’ve learned a lot I could not have learned if I were not a writer.” William Trevor I too have … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Now That’s A Start!

Lately I have been contemplating editing the manuscript I started writing a decade ago. During the time of the actual writing of this book, the process was interrupted by major changes in my life. Like surviving the 2006 invasion of … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Hear Voices

Maya Angelou wrote: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” When I was a child I used to love reading in my bed at night while my parents sat with their guests in the adjacent … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What You Remember

When I was teaching in Dubai and my children were still in elementary school, I noticed how they referred to their teachers as being old. And when I asked how old they thought a teacher was, “old like maybe thirty,” … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

On This Cold And Snowy Morning!

I recently joined a few groups for fountain pen lovers on Facebook. Being a new member, I posted one of my old blog posts on one group’s wall to introduce myself. I was overwhelmed by their welcoming comments. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Writing Gives Me Wings!

What makes a writer tick? Warren Kieffer writes: “If there were a recipe for creating an original, pleasurable, readable, saleable manuscript and getting the finished product sold and published, it might read something like this: one part idea, two parts … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get Carried Away!

My productivity has been in a bit of a slump lately. The usual ‘family’ and ‘things to do’ stuff. Mainly there’s just too much else to pay attention to.  I have to confess that roughly every week for the past … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment