Author Archives: Sharon Hart Addy

About Sharon Hart Addy

Writing is the monkey on my back. Sometimes it's great fun and sometimes it -- well, things can't be fun all the time, but it's still engrossing even when I chew my nails and scratch my head while searching for inspiration. Fiction is my particular fondness. Writing it and reading it.

Messy, messy — ideas to finished whatevers

In my high school yearbook there’s a picture of folding chairs scattered on the gym’s varnished wood floor, the way they are after everyone leaves an assembly. Some chairs are still in rows, others twisted as if the person who … Continue reading

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March — ugh

Although the weather jumped from deep winter to early spring a number of times, I’m still really tired of this month. Here’s what I think: March is too long I’m longing for April when daffodils bloom or, do they come … Continue reading

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Missing a season

The saying Life is what happens when you’re making other plans (Thomas La Mance), describes my summer. Instead of puttering in my gardens, taking little trips to visit relatives, enjoying quiet dinners on restaurant patios, sitting on a lake shore watching the … Continue reading

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Real Riches

Does anyone remember Will Rogers? His laid back mix of dry humor and common sense got folks through the Great Depression of the 1930s. He was a star, gustsy enough to turn his best talent — doing rope tricks with … Continue reading

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Humm — an unexpected side

This morning, going through my quote calendar I came upon this statement attributed to Sammy Davis Jr.: “Savor the moments that are warm and special and giggly.” Giggly? Sammy Davis Jr.? Suave. Sophisticated. Outgoing. Worldly. All those, yes; but giggly? I never would … Continue reading

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Unfinished/unstarted projects

“That reality of life and living — movement from one place to another either in a project or in a state of mind, does not conform with what we imagine or expect or think we deserve so we often leave things hanging … Continue reading

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Aack! It’s January again.

Yes, I was awake for Christmas and conscious for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, and I did change my calendar, but the realization that it’s January 2017 is quite a shock. I was so busy getting ready for the holidays … Continue reading

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