Tag Archive: Writing

Nous sommes Charlie

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I woke this morning to the news of the appalling tragedy in Paris.  I cried on the way to work as I listened to descriptions of the brutal deaths that the (presumed) terrorists… Continue reading

Merry and bright

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Merry Christmas and happy holidays, dear Baraza readers! I was in Sydney last Monday and Tuesday, which is not unusual in the scheme of things.  However, what was unusual was a lone gunman… Continue reading

My husband wrote a book – and I discovered Kickstarter

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My husband wrote a book. Actually it is the first in a series. A crime-fiction-mystery-thriller series. The Eyes of the Chameleon is the first book in the Berkeley Mystery Series by Graham Dixon… Continue reading

It’s (nearly) getting hot in here

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Man, winter is hard. Okay, so it’s not like we’re experiencing a polar vortex down here – we’re most definitely not – but it’s been cold and wet and dreary for a few… Continue reading

My newest love

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I’ve been back in Australia for just under two weeks now.  Well, physically I am in Melbourne, but my mind and soul is still in New England.  I have fallen for New Hampshire… Continue reading

Doing Battle

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Snow days, grace days really, allow us the opportunity to relax, sleep in or to cross more off of the “to do” list. Usually, I belong to the first category, flowing through the… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: What Not to Say to an English Teacher

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When I tell people I teach English for a living, I get different reactions. Some politely ask me where, some just nod to show that they are pretending to be interested when they… Continue reading

Guess where I’m going??

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I have been dreaming of going to Squam for nearly 2 years, pretty much ever since I first heard about it.  What is Squam?  It is a retreat held twice a year at… Continue reading

BOY

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By Katie Shaw I first heard BOY when I was making my daily commute between Denton and Keller while listening to KXT. Little Numbers came on and I couldn’t help but dance. Ever since… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Writing Tips from the Con Artist Writer

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For reasons that I’m fuzzy on, I have of late been asked by a number of talented writers for tips on writing better. My first impulse is to say, “Ask someone who knows… Continue reading