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Sharon Canfield Dorsey – A Day At A Time… The Journey Continues…MAY 1 – 10, 2019

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MAY 1, 2019: I lost another friend this week. It’s the worst part of growing older.

I won’t complain today about my aches and pains.

MAY 2, 2019: Our poetry group, the James City Poets, met today.

I wrote a poem about pollen. Maybe poetry is “stuffy” after all.

MAY 3, 2019: I’m self-employed as a Mary Kay Cosmetics Sales Director.

If you hear me talking to myself, I’m in a staff meeting.

MAY 4, 2019: I won three awards at the CNU Writer’s Conference.

A 1st in Poetry, a 2nd in Non-Fiction, and a 3rd in Juvenile Fiction. So happy!

MAY 5, 2019: I gave my daughter a t-shirt that says,

“TOMORROW…a mythical land where everything I need to do is done.” Amen!

MAY 6, 2019: A reminder for difficult times…

Just when the caterpillar thought its world was over, it became a butterfly.

MAY 7, 2019: Saw a beautiful turtle today – orange markings on shell and head.

He sat in the sun with me for a while, then crawled off on his journey to somewhere.

MAY 8, 2019: The zinnias I planted are up, waving their little green heads in the breeze.

Nature’s magic…brown seeds last week — pink, yellow and orange blossoms soon.

MAY 9, 2019: My granddaughter, Emma, broke her wrist at school yesterday.

Her sister, Adaline, broke her arm two months ago. Hoping grandson, Zachary isn’t next.

MAY 10, 2019: When my daughter asked what I wanted for Mother’s Day, I said,

“I have two loving kids with great spouses, three amazing grandkids,

a grand-dog and two grand-cats. I have everything.”

SHARON CANFIELD DORSEY is an award-winning author and poet. She has published four children’s books, Herman the Hermit Crab and the Mystery of the Big, Black, Shiny Thing; Revolt of the Teacups; Buddy and Ballerina Save the Library, illustrated by her granddaughters; and Buddy the Bookworm Rescues the Doomed Books; a memoir, Daughter of the Mountains; and two books of poetry, Tapestry; and Captured Moments.

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