Category Archives: Self Confidence

From Boston with Love

Last September, in the early morning hours on a leaf-turning day, I saw the words London, J-Term, and writing splash onto the electronic message board next to me at UNH’s Hamilton Smith Hall. As an older working student, study abroad … Continue reading

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Technology and Creativity

Last Autumn, in my first writing workshop, I joked that the difference between a Master of Information Technology and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is I can do my MFA homework while resting in my hammock. While that statement … Continue reading

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An Innocuous Older in the Youngers’ Court

According to Ashton Applewhite in This Chair Rocks:A Manifesto Against Ageism, at 5:10 tonight, when I enter my writing class, I will be an “Older”. Older is a relative term; not of bucket into which a person is placed. There are … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Elevator Music

It’s hard enough to give yourself NaNoWriMo pep talks when you healthy, but add a dose of illness and it is easy to succumb to fears and negative reinforcement. That is exactly what has been happening during the past five … Continue reading

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Battling My Blue Day – One Writer’s Angst

My angst started unexpectedly, easing toward my brain through an unknown backdoor. It started on my drive home from a night out. My husband had taken me out to watch the Costa Rica vs. Trinadad and Tobego Women’s CONCACAF soccer semi-final. While … Continue reading

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