Category Archives: Summer fun

Making Believe

Summer is winding down. The grandsons have come and gone. Remember when people would talk about how hot the summer protests would be? The newscasters used to predict how much violence would happen in the summer. Usually they hit their … Continue reading

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Making up

I’ve been informed by my conscience that I have not been faithful with my blog lately. I find it odd that my moral core would nudge me about writing on my blog, still perhaps I have some duty to the … Continue reading

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Musings

So I just finished writing my 50,000 th word this evening. The story isn’t done, nor is the manuscript much more than a rough draft (although I did go back over a few places and scrubbed some sense into it.) … Continue reading

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Making Believe there are Mermaids!

Writing a story about mermaids isn’t enough. You have to experience them and indeed I was able to with the awesome help of Mermaid Kariel, who makes children’s dreams come true! Here’s a look at what she did for Pouraka’s … Continue reading

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The Dragon Who Rescued the Princess

The Dragon Who Rescued the Princess A short story by Dianne Lynn Gardner In a land far away the rain is so plentiful that roses grow as high as the tower windows with long spiny branches that search for the … Continue reading

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Ocean

I was fortunate to be able to spend some time this month on the beautiful Washington coast sitting on the beach and hiking in the woods. I have not beenĀ  to the ocean in a very long time so when … Continue reading

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Kids Making Believe in the Summertime

Summer was my favorite time of year. Of course it was! School was out. I could sleep in. I didn’t have to wear dresses (back then we had a dress code, folks!). I could play with my friends, the sun … Continue reading

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