Alphabet Jenga

wooden alphabet blocks

“Writers spend three years rearranging 26 letters of the alphabet. It’s enough to make you lose your mind day by day.” ~ Richard Price Seems so simple, really. Just combine a few squiggly marks together to make a word, then another, then a sentence, a paragraph, an entire story. A stack of blocks, teetering on […]

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Give to get

dog and laptop

I’ve been working through this WordPress 101 course which is meant to help improve your online presence – boost your blogging super powers. One recent homework assignments was to “follow five new tags in the Reader and five new blogs.” As I am wont to do, I didn’t follow the instructions as written. As a […]

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A secondhand introduction

fractured selfie

Sometime around mid-December, this space, Thin spiral notebook, turned five – that’s, what, 35 in bloggy years? Prior to that, I had another site, more of a memoir-slash-mommy-blogger kind of thing for another three years. When I opened this notebook, I wanted it to be a place where I could just be me. Where I […]

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