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  • 2022-06-16 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 13: Changing the Answer ✍🏻

    2022-06-16 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 13: Changing the Answer ✍🏻

    As I near the end of this two-week writing experiment I recognize that much of what I have written (the new stuff anyway) has been blog posts. In the beginning, I had this blog down as an option if I got stuck or didn’t want to work on some other project on my list. But […]

  • 2022-06-15 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 12:Part Two ✍️

    2022-06-15 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 12:Part Two ✍️

    This is really just a continuation of what came before. Something of the fleeting notion of free writing, and channeling the spirit of a young girl who teetered between not having a care in the world and carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders.  For her, the world in 1984 consisted of a […]

  • 2022-06-15 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 12: Just a Girl and Her Notebook ✍🏻

    2022-06-15 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 12: Just a Girl and Her Notebook ✍🏻

    Today’s craft talk newsletter was inspiring. The guest writer waxed on about another writer who wrote with joy for writing and, as it seems, a zest for life itself. Its aim was to remind us that we sometimes have to get away from the notion that writing is grueling work. Let’s be honest, it can […]

  • 2022-06-13 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 10: Feels Like a Good Day to Write about Turkey ✍️🦃

    2022-06-13 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 10: Feels Like a Good Day to Write about Turkey ✍️🦃

    #1000WordsOfSummer Day 10: Feels Like a Good Day to Write about Turkey ✍️🦃

  • 2022-06-12 #1000WordsOfSummer Days 7,8,&9 ✍️

    2022-06-12 #1000WordsOfSummer Days 7,8,&9 ✍️

    The Essential Miss SugarCookie fakes her way through three more days of #1000WordsOfSummer… ✍️

  • 2022-06-09 #1000WordsOfSummer Days 4,5,&6 ✍️

    2022-06-09 #1000WordsOfSummer Days 4,5,&6 ✍️

    Hello Dear Friends. I’ve had many thoughts these past few days, both while shuffling through my regular routine and also enjoying changing that routine to fit in some extra craft time. I think I said it before.. that this #1000WordsOfSummer challenge isn’t really about the word count for me. It’s mostly about that change in […]

  • 2022-06-06 #1000WordsOfSummer Days 2&3✍️

    2022-06-06 #1000WordsOfSummer Days 2&3✍️

    Let us be grateful today that it is not 2006, for that would be the sign of the Devil and probably nothing good would get done. Probably.  Here’s a brief recap of this #1000WordsOfSummer so far: Day 0: I wrote a plan for the two-week endeavor. It’s a good plan and includes a list of […]

  • 2022-06-04 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 1: Today is a Good Day to Start ✍️

    2022-06-04 #1000WordsOfSummer Day 1: Today is a Good Day to Start ✍️

    Today is the first day of my two-week writing challenge, and as it is with all new projects, I’m enthusiastic and positive. I love to start new projects. I’ve always been a starter. Starting new things is exciting and fun. So much so, that for many years of my life that title phrase, “Today is […]

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