Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Crossing Mountains (one pebble at a time)


I came across this quote in one of my puzzle books: “Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble.   Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain”. Anonymous       How often, in life and in our writing endeavors, do …

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Word Power Away!


With the younger grandkids here this week, I am getting a mega-dose of children’s programing.  Super Readers, Word Girl, and Build-a-Word, among others, teach children about the wonder of words.  Both children (2 and 4) have eyes glued to the set and try to participate when it’s called for.  The power of words.  If this were my other blog, …

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Out of the Comfort Zone


I am a puzzle freak. I love a challenge. I need a challenge. ♥♦♥♦♥ I’m not talking about jigsaw, puzzles here.  I mean the kind that you buy in a booklet type thing.  Cross Sums, Numbers Place, Syllacrostics, Anacrostics, Cryptograms, and the like.  In my obsession, I often will get into one type of puzzle …

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