Were you looking for Writing on Air? Don’t worry, you’re in the right place. I’ve combined my love of writing and reading with my love of Cottage Living. I hope that makes as much sense to you as it does to me – the cottage is where my mind is free for all things creative. Please stay, explore and enjoy! 

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New Compost Enclosure from Old Chimney Block

Good-bye Charming Chimney This weekend I was glad to arrive at the cottage in the dark: I wasn’t prepared to see the cottage without that charming chimney. It was one of the things that made me fall in love with the look of the place. And now … it’s gone. One of our first projects

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finished firewood frame from re-purposed fence panel

New Firewood Frame from Old Fence Frame

One of the many things we like to do at the cottage is re-purposing building materials. While we don’t go around salvaging items willy nilly, for the one day we might use them, we do sometimes find ourselves with projects that are perfect candidates for re-purposing building materials. Sometimes we seek the items on local

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writing humor

Writing Humor

What a fun show about writing humor! Cheri Caddick joins me again to discuss writing for laughs in both fiction and non-fiction genres. She is a perfect choice to discuss this topic with me as her books Falling Down Girl and Falling Down Girlfriend artfully ride the line between sublime comedy and ridiculousness. Cheri is

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Follow Your Favorite Blogs in One Place … Bloglovin’

One of my favorite things to do on a slow Sunday morning at the cottage is to catch up on my favorite blogs. It’s the modern day equivalent to reading the morning newspaper I think. The trouble is that I like a lot of blogs! So, I keep looking for easier ways to get to

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Autumn in cottage country

5 Things We Love About Autumn at the Cottage

By this time of year most people have closed their cottages and migrated back to their lives in the city. Not us! Autumn at the cottage is one of our favorite seasons (I have 4 of them haha) and here’s why: No Bugs Of course I know that bugs are good things. They feed birds,

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3 Writing Prompts to Expand Your Writing Skills

When storytelling doesn’t come easy … Last week I opened a folder with some writing I’d done …. Back in 2014! I had no idea it had been so long. The writing was for a story that was nagging at me to be written. At the time I wrote what I could and I got

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