an odd pursuit for a shy person
My family and friends don’t always know what I’m thinking, yet I put my innermost thoughts on the page for the world to read. I regularly ask myself, “Why? Who wants to know?”
Writing memoir and personal essays goes beyond the satisfaction of expressing essential truths in my life; I’m always searching for truths that touch others. When readers are moved, I’ve done my job. That’s why I write.
From the WordSisters Blog
16 ½ Things I Love About Summer
1. Early morning walks around the neighborhood (a.k.a. my own tour of gardens). 2. Strawberries, peaches, and cucumbers with dill in sour cream. Burgers/brats/shish kabobs on the grill. Homegrown tomatoes and sweet corn in August. 2 1/2. Picking fresh herbs … Continue reading