Author Archives: literarylee

About literarylee

I sling words for a living. Always have, always will. Some have been interesting and fun; most not. These days, I write the fun words early in the morning before the adults are up and make me eat my Cream of Wheat.

A Calendar Journal, A Sentence a Day

The last time I kept a calendar journal was in 2012 (One Month – 21 Sentences). I intended the idea, writing one good sentence a day on each (or at least most) date squares on a calendar, to be a … Continue reading

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Writing Log – 11/17/2022

Since I last wrote a writing log entry I cruised to Bermuda, visited with out-of-town grandchildren and their parents, and suffered through a gardening related Achilles tendon injury that put me on my back for five days. Though out of … Continue reading

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Writing Log – 10/25/2022

Hard to believe it’s been a week since I’ve written. The calendar showed how I reasonably, understandably occupied these past days. Grandchildcare, church, garden, and even a day of physical malaise, a reason for rest I rarely allow myself. And … Continue reading

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Writing Log – 10/13/22

Another late start: early morning grandchild care duties. That’s OK. Still glad to be eager to get to work, to notice, to be aware of the disappointment when I’m not at it, not writing as soon as I’d like to … Continue reading

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Planting a Tree with a Three-Year-Old

(Today I gardened when I usually write. I think I do better earlier in the day. I wasn’t thrilled to miss writing, but we needed to plant a tree, plus our grandson was at our house. So I gardened. A … Continue reading

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Suicide Bomb

(One project I am working on is editing and compiling 40-45 letters and partial letters, nearly 45,000 words worth, I wrote while living and working in Jerusalem 18 years ago. I edited and posted 16 of the letters to this … Continue reading

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First Person Pronouns in Christian Worship: A Key to Denominational Affiliation and Cultural Identity?

(Part of my writing practice is to create partial documents, whether essay, memoir, or fiction, and write them into the writer’s software I use as a way to remember the idea when I work on the larger project the portion … Continue reading

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Writing Log – 10/3/2022

Today I’m focusing on, working with and writing about, Orthodox content. I realized over the weekend that I want one of my ongoing projects (or category of a group of projects) to be about the Orthodox Christian faith. Specifically I … Continue reading

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Writing Log – 9/28/2022

Just now finished my to-do list for today’s work: write another chapter of The Glue Lagoon, finish Luke 5: 1-11 sermon, and access this blog. I think I’ve begun my next career or maybe I should say occupation or even … Continue reading

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Writing Log – 12/14/21

Morning pages again today. Skipped some days: it’s allowed. I worked on text for this year’s Christmas card. How many more years will we continue this labor of love, labor of creativity? Maybe it’s time to write the book about … Continue reading

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