Snippets From the Past – April 16

Snippets from my five-year diary. April 16. *1970 (age 12): Hot Dog Day. I was mean to Bob so I didn’t get to have hot dogs. So what!!! First, if you’ve been following along, Hot Dog Day was a big deal to me. (Funny, because now I can’t stand to eat them!) Second, note the […]

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Snippets From The Past – April 15

Snippets from my five-year diary. April 15. *1970 (age 12): Vicki and I went bike riding to Safeway and Family Farmacy. Went to her house and at dinner over there. Love the way I spelled ‘Pharmacy.’ We used to ride bikes all over and Safeway and Family Pharmacy were two of our favorite destinations to […]

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Snippets From the Past – April 14

Snippets from my five-year diary. April 14. *1970 (age 12): Gym Day. Went on trampoline – fun. Went to Piano Class. On one page I got a racoon because I played excellently. I wasn’t fond of the trampoline, but I guess that day’s experience was much better. The infamous stickers in piano class. A racoon […]

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My Biggest Struggle – Motivation

In March, I posed a question to my newsletter subscribers, “What is your biggest writing struggle?” I received quite a few responses and will continue to answer them in upcoming “Writing Tips” blog posts. Reader Question: My biggest struggle with writing right now is getting motivated! How do you motivate yourself to sit down and […]

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Snippets From the Past – April 8

Snippets from my five-year diary. April 8. *1970 (age 12): Sue’s birthday. (10) Got new piano books. Also, Mom got a harmonica & plastic flute. Mom got a letter from Aunt Clare in Portland and it said that Uncle Joe has lung cancer also in other parts where it’s very dangerous. My sister, Sue, was […]

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