Category Archives: Lisa Writes

I want somewhere to share (I just deleted the word ‘dump’ and exchanged it with ‘share’) the pieces that I write. Those that I feel might be the better ones anyway.

This I Believe

October 2017, I had the pleasure of substitute teaching for six days in an Honors English 9th grade class. One of their assignments was to write a “This I Believe” essay. I told the students that I wouldn’t ask them … Continue reading

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The Haunting of Minerva

I originally wrote this years ago. The night before Halloween, it’s a good time to share it again. A compilation of experiences from the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, with some artistic liberties. I didn’t change the name because I want … Continue reading

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On being a superhero: it was all fun and games…

…until somebody ended up in the Emergency Room. Saturday, September 23, 2017 will always be a memorable day.  My sister Tracy married Carlos Lising and it was our Dad’s 90th birthday. We were all together to celebrate in Tracy’s & … Continue reading

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Touchstones and Change

Benjamin Franklin said “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” And yet, we’re not always fans of change. Obviously, the Nettle Creek Gazette is changing (will I ever stop calling it the “Exponent”?). We live in a changing world and if … Continue reading

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The Pink Dress

In preparation for The Creativity Workshop that Richard and I attended in Crete we were asked to bring one item from our childhood that was significant. I knew from the start what I was going to bring — and hopefully … Continue reading

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Being with Mom

May 26, 2011 It was five years ago that I stood overlooking the Sea of Galilee in Israel and I knew our Mom was gone. The Sea of Galilee has always been a busy, beautiful and meaningful place. Today, there … Continue reading

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Legacy of the Little Note

The Power of a Hand-Written Note Each of us seeks to find meaning in life, to know somehow we have made a difference. While some seek to leave a legacy that can be measured, others’ legacies have no materialistic worth. … Continue reading

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