A journal of Writer's Retreats

Enjoy my journal of women's writing retreats and reflections from your Memoir Coach

Corfu Writing Retreat

What a Life…Indeed!

I have taught hundreds of women during my time here in the desert, but none has moved me as the firecracker of a woman named Melitas.  I met her when

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Corfu Writing Retreat

Mondays with Melitas – March 28, 2016

KATHY’S DELIGHTS ON WHEELS                                 MARCH 28, 2016   We have a neighbor, Kathy, who, with her husband, Steve, live down in the cul-de-sac at the end of our street,

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Corfu Writing Retreat

Mondays with Melitas – March 21, 2016

A DAY WITHOUT OLIVES                                           MARCH 21, 2016   Here’s the thing; Last week, there were two bowls of breakfast lentils minus the olives. What a downer for me to try

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Corfu Writing Retreat

Mondays with Melitas – February 29, 2016

ALL OF A SUDDEN                                            FEBRUARY 29, 2016 All of a sudden the other day, I felt human, and here’s what came out of it: I thought of an old

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Corfu Writing Retreat

Mondays with Melitas – February 1, 2016

THE TRUTH — NOTHING BUT                                 FEBRUARY 01, 2016   Remember several weeks ago, when I announced loud and clear all over the website that I had the gout? The Warden

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Corfu Writing Retreat

Mondays with Melitas – January 25, 2016

SEVEN YEARS LATER                                             JANUARY 25, 2016   Today is Saturday, January 23, 2016. The Warden and I had a couple of visitors. I had to scramble around and dress hurriedly

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