The Writer's Life

Creating Family Time with Our Words

Since I have joined the outside realm of working people, home with the family has become a fleeting gift.  My husband is attending his college courses during the day and working in the afternoons while our daughters are growing up and living their own lives.  Whatever fleeting moment I have with them is a treasure… Continue reading Creating Family Time with Our Words

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #100

In elementary school, I made my first appearance in the local newspaper… twice!  Both were class field trips.  In one class, we had built birdhouses that were placed in local farms and nature preserves.

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100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #93

When I was in high school, I saw The Phantom of the Opera at the Pantages Theater in Toronto, Ontario.  I cried as the curtain fell, but quickly hid my tears so no one else could see the compassion I felt for the Phantom.  To this day, The Phantom of the Opera remains my favorite… Continue reading 100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #93

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100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #87

Visiting museums and art galleries is one of my favorite past times.  My family regularly attends the Detroit Institute of Arts and Greenfield Village/Henry Ford Museum. 

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100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #86

I studied the French language in high school while my other friends studied Spanish and German.  I tolerated not sharing a classroom with my friends.  Until one day, I learned that my teacher refused to teach us swear words while the other students got to learn them in a foreign tongue!

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Teaching Kids to Have Fun While Blogging

Now that the summer is coming to a close, and the kids are returning back to school, I am beginning to feel that old familiar itch to scratch my pen on lined paper.  With about two weeks left in my summer, that means there are only sixteen more fun facts about me to post; which… Continue reading Teaching Kids to Have Fun While Blogging

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100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #84

I was the Vice-President of the S.A.D.D. (Students Against Drunk Driving) chapter of my high school for two years.