Posts Tagged "Hood River"

Guest Blog Two: Asian American Writing

»Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is a second in a short series of guest blogs for asianamericanwriting.com. Inspiration came from a small collection photographs by Alva Day, taken on the day the Hood River County Japanese American families were taken away for internment during WWII.  A special thank you to The History Museum of Hood River County for use of these images. To read this post, click here....

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Let’s Get Started…

»Posted by on Feb 16, 2014 in Blog, Personal Stories | 0 comments

Let’s Get Started…

It’s late at night and the house is quiet… pull up a chair. My hubby is at work and won’t be home until tomorrow. Even Belle the cat is snoring away on her pillow in front of the fire. Much better I’m sure than being outside on a cold night like this. But me? I am working on finishing up some text sections that will be inserted in my new website tomorrow. As much as I love writing, I have found the nitty gritty of website development has been a bit daunting. I am so glad I have my son to guide and help me through the process. Hopefully soon, it will be ready to share with everyone. I have converted part of my creative craft room into a mini-office for the purpose of having a dedicated space to write. Around me tonight are little reminders of the things that...

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My First Day of School at Age 55…

»Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Personal Stories | 13 comments

My First Day of School at Age 55…

My first words on the first page of my very first blog website. I am sitting in my beautiful craft room- slash-creative office with my morning coffee, trying to find a unique and totally “me” way to begin this new chapter of my life. According to my friends and family, it’s been a long time coming and I am excited to open this book and embark on this rather scary journey of blogging.  But I’m also a bit nervous.  It reminds me of the first day of a new school year.  I agonize over so many questions. Will I do the right things?  Will I say the right words? Will they like me?  Will they be my friend?  Fortunately, the one thing I don’t have to worry about is what to wear, which I remember was very high on the list of stress conductors as the first day of school...

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