Monthly Archive: March, 2011

March Reminded Me (Ruth’s SOLS)

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March reminded me to take care of myself. March reminded me of the power of a writing community. March reminded me I am determined. March reminded me my words make a difference to other’s lives. March… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 31 of 31.

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Woo-hoo! You are posting on the last day of March! Today I’ll select the final two Writer Pack giveaways. Even if you “fell off the wagon,” still join us for the final day… Continue reading

Found Poetry (Ruth’s SOLS)

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So this slice is found poetry. “Found” in the sense that I’m completely swiping Ruth Metcalfe’s idea because she “found” a poem in her iPod today. Then she told me about it and… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 30 of 31

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Slice of Life Challenge 2011. Please share your unique URL to your daily slice in the comments of this post. Feel free to grab this button and use it to your blog. Happy… Continue reading

The World Needs You (Ruth’s SOLS)

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A few days ago I read this line: The world needs more people being themselves. You know, it’s easy to get caught up in wanting to be more like this person or wishing… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 29 of 31.

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Slice of Life Challenge 2011. Please share your unique URL to your daily slice in the comments of this post. Feel free to grab this button and use it to your blog. Happy… Continue reading

Writing Workshop is Worth It (Ruth’s SOLS)

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After school I went to my friend Jami’s house. It’s been too long since we’ve seen each other and I found myself looking forward to Monday afternoon all weekend . I called her… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 28 of 31.

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Slice of Life Challenge 2011. Please share your unique URL to your daily slice in the comments of this post. Feel free to grab this button and use it to your blog. Happy… Continue reading

Uh-Oh (Ruth’s SOLS)

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I just started reading a new YA novel. And I’m hooked. For a normal person this wouldn’t be a problem. For me it is detrimental. See when I’m hooked, like I’m hooked with… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 27 of 31.

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Slice of Life Challenge 2011. Please share your unique URL to your daily slice in the comments of this post. Feel free to grab this button and use it to your blog. Happy… Continue reading

Morning Love (Ruth’s SOLS)

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I love to get up early on Saturday mornings. When Stacey and I were working on the book it was a habit I developed. I could score a few hours on Saturday morning… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 26 of 31.

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Slice of Life Challenge 2011. Please share your unique URL to your daily slice in the comments of this post. Feel free to grab this button and use it to your blog. Happy… Continue reading

Why Write Tonight? (Ruth’s SOLS)

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It is 10:57. I just got home and my bones are tired. Why am I facing a computer screen and writing, even though I left the house at 6:15 am, led writing workshop… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 25 of 31

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If you slice more than 28 days, you may enter the drawing for the following giveaways: A custom painted stool of your favorite children’s book by Deb Gaby! A Sari Book journal from Love Calcutta… Continue reading

Spoiling Steph (Ruth’s SOLS)

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Tonight Andy and I spoiled Stephanie. Together, just the three of us, we bought new gear for softball season. Pink cleats. Pink mit. Pink gear bag. Not-pink ling socks. Black shorts. She loves… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 24 of 31.

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If you slice more than 28 days, you may enter the drawing for the following giveaways: A custom painted stool of your favorite children’s book by Deb Gaby! A Sari Book journal from Love Calcutta… Continue reading

5 Senses (Ruth’s SOLS)

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Trying to think of a creative way to collect a slice today… Tomorrow I’m giving a minilesson in second grade about adding sensory details to writing, which leads me to collecting my favorite… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 23 of 31.

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If you slice more than 28 days, you may enter the drawing for the following giveaways: A custom painted stool of your favorite children’s book by Deb Gaby! A Sari Book journal from Love Calcutta… Continue reading

Sunshine on a Plate (Ruth’s SOLS)

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When I posted my photo on March first, I fully expected it to be the last of the snow. It’s one of the things I like best about collecting slices throughout March —… Continue reading

SOLSC. 2011. 22 of 31

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    If you slice more than 28 days, you may enter the drawing for the following giveaways: A custom painted stool of your favorite children’s book by Deb Gaby! A Sari Book journal… Continue reading