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Archive for May, 2014

QUOTATION DISMEMBERMENT

While it seemed appropriate to write about the upcoming Memorial Day, my attention this week was drawn to thoughts about writing. For over a week now, I’ve been ruminating on and attempting to digest an Opinion piece that appeared in the March 8, 2014 edition of the New York Times.

Initially, the gist of this piece caused me to feel extremely guilt-ridden. So much so that my heart and mind refused to engage my fingers to take action – or as the old proverbial phrase goes I struggled to “put pen to paper”  (or should that be “tips to keys”).

As you can attest to from having read many of my previous blogs, I’m a huge fan and proponent of (more…)

TIME TRAVEL…

too much to doThe week just slipped on by…so, ran out of time to craft my weekly blog.  Will focus better and have one posted next week.

Crafted, researched and written by:  | LIZ CARLOCK
The Write Resources, LLC™
© 2014 EM Carlock

Graphic credits:  www.divineglowinghealth.com

MOTHER…aaaah the depth of meaning

As the week unfolded, I sank deeper into reflecting on the meaning, value, and purpose of the upcoming “Holiday” – Mother’s Day.  With profound sadness, I listened and watched as friends and associates scrambled (often begrudgingly) as the day fast approached to retrieve items – cards, flowers, jewelry and so on  – to recognize, honor, and demonstrate they “cared.”

All of this bustling prompted me to pause to reflect on my own Mom (along with my Dad).  At 16 years of age, I lost my Dad.  For me, this period of time was intensely painful and confusing (as I’m certain now that it was for my Mom, as well).  Each year that followed his passing re-ignited the pain.  I dreaded the approach and arrival of (more…)

WRAPPING UP THE SEMESTER…

Classes have ended… finals have begun.studying2

See you next week.

Crafted, researched and written by:  | LIZ CARLOCK
The Write Resources, LLC™
© 2014 EM Carlock

Graphic credits: yarubbil.blogspot.com