Life and writing, serious and humorous, old and young, past and present: it's all part of the fabric.
When I was young and taught adults about writing stories and articles for newspapers and magazines I had a test to teach all who took it why there is a limit to adjectives and adverbs. In the end the winner used three words to tell exactly how to tie shoe laces. And another student had to pick up his instructions and read them aloud to another student of his choosing and that student then had to tie the shoelaces on a pair of shoes brought in for that purpose. It was pre-Twitter and surely gave the class a lesson in using words to describe anything.I always like the word, "snot," as in, "He blew out a lot of snot."Loved your example and still refer to your last book you sent to me.
Cute, cute, cute.
I never knew this was in Camden. Thanks for sharing. It's on my next summer 'to do' list. hahaha
Yes, you and Elenka need to meet Ms. Millay and see that harbor. . .
i love that you have had an effect on ms. millay. the pink of your jacket has rosied her chest.
Ho, brattcat! Perhaps only a poetic cat like you would notice that. . . xx
My third graders learn to recite First and Second Fig......I will have to find Edna next summer. Thanks for the tip. Camden is so picturesque....we usually are near Boobthbay Harbor; sometimes wish I could stay. Janet F.aka Janet Clare
“Maybe we’re here only to say: house, bridge, well, gate, jug, olive-tree, window--at most, pillar, tower--but to say them, remember, oh! to say them in a way that the things themselves never dreamed of so intensely.” --Rilke
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