Learning Lines

Investigating New Territory Through The World of Writing

The Touch

As I get out of my car at school, Sudden warmth on my left cheek Alerts me. The sunshine pays a rare 10 second visit. My obedient eyes close and … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

Unexpectedly Beautifull

There was no way we were going to make it all around the hot city, hauling luggage without wheels. After one full day of traveling in New York, my body … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment


There are so many epiphanies I have had over the last two years, I cannot begin to name them all.  But, today’s epiphany is worthiness.  Living into the idea of … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment


Hopeful lingering Keeping clean in the head Fresh start Hold onto the lollygagging, ankle shuffles only zigzagging at 45 degree angles will be acceptable

April 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

18 Tons of Gerrardo

The dramamine was packed.  All I had to endure was a few plane trips, airport trams, and a huge tour bus for 10 days. “Did you get the patch?”  one … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Strategy to Kill the Fly

There are an unusual amount of black flies this spring in northern Michigan.  My dreamy ideal first day at the beach experience turned into a series of slaps on my … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

Snow Day Surprise

RING!  The phone in my kitchen made me jump.  A big smile spread across my face when I saw Mrs. deForest’s name on the caller ID.  I knew what she … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · 1 Comment