January 11, 2012

Many of us have read Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert written in 2007. The notion of using three words to define a specific period of her life, some have started to seek out three words that relate to their own life. One blogging author finds three words to symbolize her year, both in how […]

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December 1, 2010

Yesterday’s post was about fresh starts. Here we are at the beginning of another new month, another fresh start, and the last month of 2010. The NaBloPoMo theme for the month of December is Zeitgeist. In our day by day writing, we are asked to capture the mood of our culture and our life as […]

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Remember Typewriters?

November 30, 2010

One reader sent an email in response to Sunday’s post that has great appeal for me. It makes so much sense, I’m surprised I didn’t think of it myself. He suggested that I start something completely new, and to set aside all the “old” stuff I’ve written. He said “You don’t need to suffer the […]

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Writing Hang-ups

November 28, 2010

As an avid reader, I am fascinated with the many ways words are strung together to create a story or an essay, a poem or a play, a letter or a memoir. Along with my obsession for reading came my own need to start stringing words together. Almost as soon as I could spell my […]

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July 19, 2010

The subtitle of my blog is “homesteading, food, travel, and philosophy from the side of a volcano in rural Hawai`i.” If you read this blog even semi-regularly, you’ll notice that I have evolved from simply writing a saga about gardening on my acre of lumpy lava to offering you recipes of good food, and occasionally […]

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