Tag Archives: Journal Writing


I am currently teaching online. Something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, but didn’t know how to accomplish said feat. I started this blog with the idea of getting people to find the value in keeping a journal. … Continue reading

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Journal Writing Prompt #7

  This week’s prompt is a bit different but has to do with observation and keeping track of where you have been. Two important aspects of keeping a journal. I want you to go to this site and try to … Continue reading

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Journal Writing Prompt #6

  This week’s prompt builds on the one from last week. Last week you were asked to list family and friends and define them by character qualities. This week I would like you to choose one or two of them … Continue reading

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Journal Writing Prompt #3

  This is week three. Last week, I asked you to make a list of all the things you are, or have been interested in, putting them into descending categories ranging from Really Very Interested to No Longer Interested At … Continue reading

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Opening New Windows

  This past week has been a hefty one. And now its time to get back to normal, or whatever passes for normal, at the moment. I feel that for the past couple of days, what I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Bridge Over The River Soul

  Each of them is a doorway that will lead you inside of yourself. Each one is an invitation to explore a little more of the puzzle that is you, by writing down your thoughts, responses and feelings. They stand … Continue reading

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Ummm, Your Slip Is Showing?

  I have become aware that I am a snob. Not a very pleasant thing to know, see, or feel. But, far worse for a North Wisconsin Hillbilly, who lives in jeans and over-sized t-shirts, only slides shoes on when … Continue reading

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Using Prompts

  I have taken to writing in response to some prompts, my last post here is a result of doing so. And, if you go back and read that post, it didn’t start out with a great deal of eagerness … Continue reading

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A Word Exercise

  Haven’t been here for a while, for very good reasons. But, it is time to pick up my life and go on. I came to a very real realization yesterday. There are some words I never use, never write, … Continue reading

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Rhythmic Hooks

  For the past several days, I’ve had a song stuck in my head: It’s a damn cold night I’m trying to figure out this life. Take me by the hand, take me somewhere new. I don’t know who you are, … Continue reading

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