-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.


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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