Category Archives: Monday Morning Question

Creativity unleashed

I was on the phone with another writer, who mentioned that she stops before she starts, and as a consequence, she doesn’t write the way she wants. And I posed to her a question that just popped into my head. … Continue reading

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What is this?

This turned up at a relative’s house, where I was showing Kiddo#4 various stuffed animals and saying what they were. “This is a dog!” “This is a cat!” “This is a fish!” “…What is this?” Here are my choices: Walrus Pig … Continue reading

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How’d it work out?

If you made a Lenten resolution, how did it work out? Back here on the weblog six weeks ago, a few of us mentioned an intention to give something up or take something on for the next six weeks. It … Continue reading

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Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung. The grass is riz. I wonder where The flowers is? And so, with that bit of doggerel, I announce that spring is arrived on more than just the calendar. For one thing, Angelborough is filthy.  When I … Continue reading

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No, I’d rather not save your life

There was a rather long thread on one of my forums, since locked, and I wanted to see what you guys had to say about it. Here’s the post in a nutshell: a woman is asked to be screened to … Continue reading

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How to write a novel

Someone on Twitter asked me for advice about writing a novel. For your Monday Morning Question, let’s everyone give her a piece of advice. Either from the perspective of a writer (if you are) or as a reader (which you … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Question: superstition

When I was about ten, I was helping my grandmother with laundry when I tossed a coat hanger onto the bed. She exclaimed loudly and pulled the hanger off the bed. Why? “Because if you leave a coat hanger on … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Question: Improvements

Last week we discussed Lent and some alternate ways of approaching it. Ivy and Cricket chimed in from the Jewish and Agnostic perspectives. We discussed doing adopting an enjoyable practice for Lent, only doing it better than we’d been doing … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Question: mansions

Back in September, I took Kiddo#3 to a birthday part at a classmate’s home, and while there, I thought, “God? When I get to Heaven, this is how I want my house to look.” Jesus said that in Heaven there … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Question: assigned reading

Having majored in English, I’ve encountered a lot of the “standards” books, plus a lot of books that made me wonder why they were on the reading list at all. What makes a good book? Well, we’ve talked about that … Continue reading

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