• Writing

    Creative Writing Revisited

    I took a creative writing course as part of the master’s degree program I started a few years ago. (In the interest of full disclosure, I did not finish my master’s degree because of the expense). The class wasn’t a bad class. I just thought I would be doing more writing than I did. I did do a lot of writing but I also did a lot of analyses–of texts and poems. To a great degree, it felt like an undergrad class (one assignment was to find all of the literary elements in a 25-page poem). Recently, I signed up…

  • Politics

    Election Day

    I voted! I’m never quite happy with all of the candidates on the ballot and sometimes I have to hold my nose and vote. I voted for my congressman (whom I like) but my senate candidate vote…

  • Writing

    Moving Memories

    In preparation for NaNoWriMo and working on a book about my kids and dealing with autism as a parent, I’ve been reviewing my autism blog and laughing at some of the stories from when the kids were…