Tag Archives: Writing

Reflecting on Four Years of Blogging

What if no one reads my blog? What if someone leaves me a really mean comment? What if I’m criticized? What if my ideas are only interesting to me? What if this blog is a mistake? What if I just … Continue reading

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Sunset

Start me up, simple words dig through the deep depths of my soul and pull out those feelings one at a time until they are in front of my eyes because I need to see them it has been too … Continue reading

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4000 Followers – Random Comment Party

This is nuts. A few days ago, my blog made it to 4000 followers. Now, I realize this number is a bit fake because there are never that many people who read, like, or comment on my posts. There aren’t … Continue reading

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Is Reading Cool?

Is reading cool? Let me take you back to Grade 6. My class was having a Spelling Bee. Participation was optional. If you wanted to compete, you were to study the words in the textbook. I decided I didn’t want … Continue reading

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A Letter To Claire

Dear Claire,  Hello from the other side of the world! I’m unsure of the time difference between Canada and New Zealand, but I’m pretty sure you’re about three days ahead over there. Then again, my math might be wrong. I … Continue reading

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Butter

Butter cry Butter fly Is it margarine? Would I lie?

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Are Bloggers Misunderstood?

You know what makes me mad? Don’t guess, I’ll tell you. It’s when I see a new blogger enter the blogging community with a traditional first post and proceed to say things like, “Everyone has a blog these days, so … Continue reading

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Lately

It’s been ten days since I last wrote something, which is about fifty days in blog time. So forgive me if this post goes all over the place. I don’t know what the next sentence is going to be until I … Continue reading

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How I Wrote That

I’ve been wanting to write a post like this for about a year, but I never knew how to present it. Until now. I’m going to pull back the curtain that covers my mind and reveal to you how I … Continue reading

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I Don’t

Day by day, I see it get washed away I am the only one who can do something but here I am, unable to do anything there is a guilty look that never makes eye contact followed by a guilty kneel topped with sleepless nights … Continue reading

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