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kristen

Congratulations on your blogging success!

Toby Rogers

Your blog is fantastic! Thanks for all the inspirational ideas and stories. Congratulations on your 2 year blog anniversary!

Barbara

Kristen and Toby - Thank you!

Cheryl Wright

Hi Barbara,

Your Kitchen Table post took my breath away and inspired me to write a post to my blog about where I find inspiration and clarity - on my porch. Take a look.

Thank you for your informative and inspirational blog. It's always a good read.

Jo

happy 2nd blog-iversary! and best wishes for many more! i, for one, am very happy with the results of that kitchen session with your daughter!

sorry to be repetitive, but once again, "i love this post!"

i love our kitchen and many times i am in there reading & writing & watching all of the many different birds that come to our tiny back yard for sunflower seeds & cracked corn! i wish it was a bit bigger to fit a comfy chair & reading lamp but i'm happy with what we have!

most of the time when friends & family are over, i have to nudge them out of our kitchen and into the living room! (with my arthritis & other physical pains, i can only sit so long on those chairs!)

Jo

ps! last week i was voted the new fascilitator of our writing group (which still has me surprised, honored and scratching my head!) and have just decided to do something along the lines of this post as our topic for our january meeting this coming wednesday!

Marit (also known as Mater)

How strange! I have just - literaly minutes ago - been reminiscing with my sister about happy times spent by my kitchen table when my parents visited during the summer holidays - and lots of happy times with my mother-in-law (or 'mother-in-love' as my own mother nicknamed her!) by her kitchen table. Sadly they have all passed on, but the memories linger - and includes lots of laughter and unforgettable moments - now finding their way into my writing.

Oh, and congratulations on your 2nd year in blogging! I'm very pleased that you took the leap. I, for one, enjoy every visit - and have found some really useful tips. Thank you!

Love your blog. Always look forward to connecting with a writers community. It is like a kitchen table where we get brain and heart sustenance to keep on going. Loren Stephens -- sure beats those rejection notices.

Becca

Kudos, Barbara! I'm always inspired by your writing tips and stories of life.

Blogging is, as Loren said, sort of like sitting around this huge kitchen table, chatting with everyone all over the world :)

Patty Palmer

No matter how busy I am, I always take time to read your blog. Thanks for helping me stay connected to my writing and the wonderful Writing Time community. Mazel Tov on your two-year anniversary!

Rebecca Laffar-Smith

What a beautiful story. Thank you to your daughter for her encouragement and inspiration. I am truly grateful to have Writing Time in my life. :-)

I don't spend nearly enough time at my kitchen table. You've inspired me to make a better acquaintance of it.

Barbara

Cheryl - I like your website. Check it out everybody. (one of these days I swear I'll learn how to post links on the sidebar.)
Jo - Love it when you're repetitive with such nice comments.
Marit - I too had a mother-in-love. Great name for a beloved mother-in-law.
Loren - Thanks so much for that analogy.
Patty - Everytime I hear an old fashioned name for a little kid I think of that great essay you wrote in class years ago and got published. Hope you're writing! I mentioned your billboard op-ed piece in Courage & Craft.
Rebecca- Thanks so much. Comments like yours keep me going with this.

Cindy La Ferle

Wonderful blog -- so glad I found you, and I will share the link with my own writing students. Thank you!

Barbara

Cindy - Thank you!

Barbara

PS Cindy, I just checked out your website - Wonderful. Hope your Mom is doing okay. Loved the Bee Gee quote.
Readers: if you click on Cindy's name you'll go to the site.

Dave Milam

Barbara,

Thanks for the blog and all you share.

Who knows where your Montana workshop will go. Seeds in a garden grow.

Saturday I dropped by your Wellness workshop and your spirit was there and we showed respect to the your "substitute" teacher. The workshop is going strong and "writing out the storm +++" with new faces and old. It was good to hear you were taking care of your own priorities, and will be back from time to time. Thanks for all you give.


Dave Milam

Barbara,

Thanks for the blog and all you share.

Who knows where your Montana workshop will go. Seeds in a garden grow.

Saturday I dropped by your Wellness workshop and your spirit was there and we showed respect to the your "substitute" teacher. The workshop is going strong and "writing out the storm +++" with new faces and old. It was good to hear you were taking care of your own priorities, and will be back from time to time. Thanks for all you give.


Barbara

Dave - Thanks so much for checking in! I'll be back at the Wellness workshop next month - 2/23. Hope to see you then. I've missed you.

Jo

i posted my piece, inspired by this post of yours, on my blog on 1/23! feel free (one & all!) to have a look! www.justdigginaround.blogspot.com

Barbara

Jo - Happy to hear it inspired you. I'll check out your blog -

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