Category Archives: Yeah Write

Clothes make the (wo)man

In the early weeks of my blogging venture, I found the Yeah Write weekly challenges to be a great way to hone my writing and find new readers. This was one of my early entries. ~  ~  ~  ~  ~ … Continue reading

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Buzz

A perfect summer “re-run” — this post was originally written in response to a WordPress  Daily prompt  about anxiety. ~  ~  ~  ~  ~ No way was I going outside. I’d been actively avoiding “outside” all summer. My mother must have … Continue reading

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Enter, Chucky

Not all middle school classes are created equal. Teaching grade eight requires nerves of steel. Teaching grade eight Art requires the reflexes of a prima ballerina and the fortitude of a linebacker. And teaching mandatory grade eight Art to the … Continue reading

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The Dance

After a week of driving around the city in the most terrifyingly icy conditions, I was quite committed to staying home today. Nevertheless, the need to get the rapidly drying Christmas tree out of the living room and off to … Continue reading

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A New Year Carol

New Years Past I remember one really great New Year party. I was in high school, and we were visiting my cousins. The party was great for a lot of reasons. I thought my cousin and his friends were cool. … Continue reading

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Buzz

Today’s Daily prompt invites us to write about anxiety. No way was I going outside. I’d been actively avoiding “outside” all summer. My mother must have been at her wits’ end. It’s pretty hard to avoid the outside world at the … Continue reading

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I go walking: in the snow

It’s warm today by Winnipeg winter standards– the overcast sky holds in the earth’s warmth, helping the temperature to hover just below the freezing point. It makes for sloppy roads, but it is perfect for a walk, and warm enough … Continue reading

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