Monthly Archives: May 2022

Mid-Week Field Notes–May 25, 2022

Some very quick things: Final Stretch! Comments on my dissertation have now come in on from all three readers. A diverse set of comments. I hope to get the next iteration of the dissertation out very soon. The title is … Continue reading

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#52snapshots 2022 | Week 20 — What You Saw

This week’s snapshot prompt asks us to write about what we saw that we cannot unsee. I wrote about the time when my son was six, already diagnosed with ADHD, and we attended a Cub Scout picnic in the nearby … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–May 18, 2022

Some very quick things: I’m thinking about what I want to write in the future. Should I continue to write kidlit or go strictly adult literary? Do I continue to write novels in verse or maybe try a graphic novel? … Continue reading

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#52snapshots 2022 | Week 19, What You Hang Onto

Week 19 asks about what we hung onto in our past and what we hang onto now. An immediate image emerged in my mind’s eye: a teddy bear pin with googly eyes that a neighbor gave me for my fifth … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–May 11, 2022

Some very quick things: May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Many museums and other institutions are offering in-person and virtual events. I wrote about my maternal grandparents’ ketubah over the weekend. Many years ago, when I began my genealogical pursuit, … Continue reading

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#52snapshots 2022 | Week 18, What Future Did You Imagine for Yourself?

The prompt for Week 18 involves writing about what you really loved with two options. Option 1: Think about the objects and information you amassed as a child and make a list of your obsessions, interests, and hobbies. Write about … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–May 4, 2022

Some very quick things: There’s still room in my May 26 Writing the Past session! Amherst Writers & Artists dedicates the month of May to its Write Around the World fundraiser. For as little as a $10 donation, writers can … Continue reading

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