Musings

Fun New Opportunities For Me!

I’ve been sitting on this news since last winter!  In February, I received a completely unexpected e-mail from a book editor at Olive Branch Books, a sister press (and the religious arm) to the Well-Trained Mind press which publishes classical home education materials.  He asked me if I’d be interested in writing supplementary children’s activities for… Continue reading Fun New Opportunities For Me!

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50th Birthday

This past March, I turned fifty.  In the months leading up to it, I thought quite a bit about how I wanted to celebrate.  I still felt too “young” to plan such a thing for myself.  Then I thought, “Why shouldn’t I? It’s FIFTY years of my life on this planet – that’s something to… Continue reading 50th Birthday

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Colleen Sharpe Bags Go International! :D

My mother was here visiting me from the States last fall.  I gave her a bunch of bags to take home with her, as she had offered to try to sell some of them in her region of the world.  A few months ago she sent me this photo of a happy-looking customer holding her… Continue reading Colleen Sharpe Bags Go International! 😀

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A Much-Needed Day Out

I live with my local-guitar-teacher husband and two teens in a semi-rural area that has a lot of housing development but no public transit within walking distance.  And we have one vehicle.  We’ve managed to work out the logistics of this over the years, but today I needed to get out with no agenda, no errands,… Continue reading A Much-Needed Day Out