Found Poem: Readers’ Words

My husband bought me a beautifully bound journal when I started teaching, so that I could write down all my accomplishments and accolades.  It lasted a month and then I tucked it away, not comfortable with self-praise.  Years later, he still chastises me about it, so for today’s post I decided to look back at […]

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Blogs I Count On

Every morning, I open my email to find a slew of new messages indicating that my fellow bloggers have been busy.  Typically, I scroll through and prioritize.  These are a few of my must reads: Soul Gatherings is my first go-to place.  Theresa offers a dose of daily inspiration served up with beautiful graphics. cookingforthetimechallenged, […]

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Simple Criteria for Eliciting Follows

Following a fellow blogger is a commitment that I take seriously; I have no desire to fill my inbox or Reader feed with material that I will ultimately ignore or delete. The initial impulse to fuel a follow is based on three simple criteria: First impressions:  does the blog immediately indicate the focus or purpose […]

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