-sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy-

I was listening to Fresh Air on NPR and crocheting the last square in this little blue and green afghan when I heard The Thing that made me smile.  It was like someone opened a curtain and let a little ray of hope shine into my dining room.

“If a student says he wants to be a writer because he has something to say, discourage him. But if a student says she wants to be a writer because she likes playing around with words, then that student may have potential…”

And I’ve always thought of that as a problem. I love to play around with words, but I don’t really have anything to say.

Maybe I’ll come up with something one of these days.

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About ruthie.voth

Wife of one, mother of four, friend of many. Lover of details, color, good conversations, finding balance, and being honest. Passionate lover of a well-crafted sentence - even more so if it's witty. Weird blend of cynical optimist. I'm the worst kind of woman. I'm high maintenance, but I think I'm low maintenance. Somehow, people still love me. Must be grace.
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One Response to -sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy-

  1. You can always tell someone else’s story. That’s what I do. And you’d be surprised at how much life experience you have on hand to enrich it.

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