A Personal Writing Corner

Creating Your Personal Writing Space

I take the idea of finding your own corner of writing space to the point...of a corner that is. It doesn't take a 'special spot' to sit down and write. I'm a firm believer in writing whenever - wherever you can, but with that being said, finding your personal 'sweet spot' can certainly enhance the experience. I've found over the years that for me, nothing beats a nice … [Read more...]

Writing Letters: Be Your Child’s Memory Keeper


A long time ago I realized that daily moments with my daughters... the little things like mini-milestones or special moments that brought joy to my day, were getting 'lost' in the day to day of life. The fact of the matter was this: Great moments turn into memories and if you don't take the time to capture them properly, they can (and will) disappear with time. Also Known As -- … [Read more...]

The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

A Letter by Vincent

As much as I enjoy writing letters and sending them outbound on the back of the slow snail, I equally enjoy reading letters, collecting letters and studying the art of other peoples written expression. Vincent Van Gogh and his collection of letters is right up my alley. In a voyeuristic tone, we can all enjoy his written letters that are often complimented with beautiful … [Read more...]

Leather Journal: Small Graces With Big Impact

~The Smallest Journal I Own~

At this point in time, I don't believe I could own a smaller, high quality leather journal. Again, meandering around Etsy I stumbled upon this itty bitty charmer. I have alot of journals, shelves and shelves of them, but what I didn't have before coming across this corner of Etsy was a teenie tiny one. Of course I had to have it for my collection. The little journal is hand … [Read more...]

Dear PenPal: Lessons in Letter Writing

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The first penpal I ever had was a colossal disappointment. I don't know how old I was when I first desired a 'penpal' but I know I was a youngster. Since my Mother had forbidden me from writing the State Inmates who advertised in the classified ads, I was desperate to write someone...anyone...So when my teacher announced to the class that we were getting penpals from another … [Read more...]