September Newsletter | “Log of the Trail”

Meeting Announcement: Our September meeting (and first meeting after the summer break) will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the home of Reba and David Seals in Sunny Glen, west of Alpine. (See more information below.)

Program: Fun and Exciting Writing Exercise to Streeeetch Your Writing Chops presented by Reba Seals

Refreshments: Delicious treats from Eleanor and Jackie.

President Ramblings

It has been a hot, dry, summer in west Texas.  To keep my garden alive, I’ve had to do more watering than usual, and even with my best efforts, some of my plants did not make it.  The double whammy of below zero weather during winter and the lack of moisture this spring weakened them and they died.

It seems to me ideas are like that, too.  Some spring into my head and flourish through the first five hundred words on the page, then somehow can’t be encouraged to go any further.  Others don’t make it past the note I make on the yellow pad I keep in the car, and I find them months later, scribbles without substance.

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