Uncategorized, writing

Searching for Grey in a Black and White World

“This is lovely writing but I’m afraid it’s a little too quiet for us.” The “us” was a popular and well-respected website. I was happy of course, to have a personal response from the busy editor but it still stung, as rejections do. Yet, as is almost always the case, the editor was exactly right.… Continue reading Searching for Grey in a Black and White World

Parenting

The Mother’s Day Post (Or, How to Lose All your Facebook Friends in 960 words or less.)

What kind of mother/daughter/blogger would I be if I let Mother's Day pass without a post, or even a mention of my mother, and all the mother's who inspire and teach and helped make me the greatest mom ever? Or a shout out to my kids to show how much I love them and what… Continue reading The Mother’s Day Post (Or, How to Lose All your Facebook Friends in 960 words or less.)

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If a picture is worth 1000 words, what are 1000 pictures worth?

Can we all agree that what we really want to see on Facebook are pictures? You know, they tell a story without having to do all that tedious reading - like on a blog. I mean, it's fine if you just want to write some cryptic message about how you're "feeling really bummed… :(" but… Continue reading If a picture is worth 1000 words, what are 1000 pictures worth?