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Recently I wrote a post about gamification, suggesting the possibility of using badges as rewards for things like daily writing and dishwashing.  (Which reminds me of Girl Scouts and leads me to wonder whether my sash still exists somewhere in … Continue reading

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Which Switch

Submitting grades for the fall semester marks a significant turning point in our long break. The time between the end of classes and the beginning of the new year is fundamentally lost to a combination of grading and the usual … Continue reading

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Re-establishing the Writing Habit

Daily writing took a back seat to more important things over the past three weeks, but now that I’m back home and in the classroom, I’m hoping to find some solace in returning to the writing. So far today, I’ve … Continue reading

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Good Advice

Not that I had time to read it then, but on Thursday, the WordPress DailyPost cited some great writing tips by Jamie Lee Wallace from the New Hampshire Writers’ Network. In fact, her whole post really sounded familiar. She began … Continue reading

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Catching Up

At the beginning of the semester, I usually spend a significant amount of time with calendars and to-do lists and other productivity tools. This time around, I have been impressed by the way two of the tools I use deal … Continue reading

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And So It Begins

Beginnings of various sorts seem to be very much on my mind right now. And for good reason. I spent the day in meetings, neither required but both important. Now I’m home after dark, and there are plenty of tasks … Continue reading

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Less Than Fifteen–On Purpose

Today has been about rewarding myself for having sent off the paper. I want to post because I like the tiny feeling of success that comes with keeping up with daily posting, but I don’t have a lot to say. … Continue reading

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