Writing

Time.

“It takes an awful lot of time to not write a book.” Douglas Adams Related Posts

History for Kids – California Gold Rush

Not long ago we were in San Francisco listening to a presentation on local history. Even though I am a native Californian, I must have slept through the history lessons in class. The discussion prompted me to check out a few books from the library, all of them children’s books. I confess I don’t usually… Continue Reading →

Along the Sacramento River

Sometimes other people’s wit catches us by surprise. My son and I have been walking along the Sacramento River now and again, and this grafitti never fails to amuse me. All the more relevant as there are homeless encampements and lots of dogs in the area. Love and Poop. That’s all we need. Or is… Continue Reading →

The Whispered Word – Book Review

I thoroughly enjoyed The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams. You can read my review of the first book in the series here. Here’s the book blurb from Amazon: Nora Pennington, owner of Miracle Books, believes that a well-chosen novel can bring healing and hope. But she and the other members of the Secret, Book, and… Continue Reading →

Get started.

“Whenever you are stuck searching for the optimal plan, remember: Getting started changes everything.” – James Clear, author of Atomic Habits

Bronte’s Mistress – Book Review

There are few books that I think about for days after I finish them. I am a voracious reader. I will open up a book, get into the story, and then when I am done with the book, I move on to the next. Not so for Bronte’s Mistress by Finola Austin. As nearly anyone… Continue Reading →


Many of these posts were written in a group that follows the Amherst Writers & Artists method. If you’re interested in writing to find your own voice, click here.


Doubt if you will,

but the truth is that which I have told,

and forever rests upon lies

like oil over water.

–Miguel de Cervantes

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