My Cheerleaders

My critique group gave me flowers! The word critique doesn’t have a hospitable ring to it, does it?Yesterday, when I told my critique group I was going to write about this subject on my blog, one woman said, “There’s a big difference between giving a critique...

A Few Photos for Your Weekend

I ran across this photo and relived a glorious day in Lancaster County, PA. By the way: This farmer waved at me, but I waited until he turned and looked away to take pic. What are you up to this weekend? Tomorrow, I’m hoping to corral my husband into helping me...

Are You Creative?

A friend’s salad (now I’m hungry!) Absolutely! All of us are. Even in the humdrum moments we demonstrate creativity when arranging asparagus, potatoes, and drumsticks on a dinner plate. We select a new tie that echoes our eye color and a shirt of a paler...

Where I Get My Writing Ideas

Where do I get my writing ideas?Better question might be: What kind of a kook would prefer to use a push mower rather than modern equipment, unless she’s Old Order Amish?Guilty! Well, as you can see, our tiny front yard is mostly moss, so not a humungous feat. Pushing...