Author Archives: sherijkennedyriverside

About sherijkennedyriverside

Left brain, right brain, I can't decide. After many years of successful visual arts pursuits, I'm working on my other creative inclinations. For the past 8 years, writing has been my second full time job, and it's worth every sleepless night. Sheri J. Kennedy grew up mostly a city-girl coasthopping from Seattle to rural Pennsylvania, Miami and back to Seattle. She currently resides on the banks of the Snoqualmie River in the scenic Cascade Mountains. Her heart has found its home.

Gold and Blue

  The blue of the sky was spectacular when showing through the dramatic gold clouds near sunset. I took this from my car while waiting for the red light to change on my way home from work one evening. I … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

  The rains have come along with the cool air of Fall, and I’m loving every minute. There has still been plenty of sunshine or grey cloudy weather with no rainfall as well. The river is still low, but the … Continue reading

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Burning

I wrote the flash fiction and commentary below, 10 days ago. The smoke cleared between then and now, but this morning it was back with eye and nose-burning vengeance. I sympathize with those on the other side of the mountains where the fires still … Continue reading

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I Will Never Forget

For those of you outside of the US, this day may be just like any other, but for me September 11th is always momentous. On this day in 2001, I was up extra early and caught the news after the first plane … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Spit-shine

The weather on our trip up the Washington coast gave us heat, chill, rain, fog, wind and sunlight all in a day. Fortunately, our stop for a picnic lunch at the sand cliffs above Dungeness Spit was full of sunshine. 

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Going, Going, Gone

Sunset at LaPush, the northern point of the Washington state Olympic Peninsula. We drove all day to see it, and it was worth the wait. Continue reading

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