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Welcome to Always Write

I’m your hostess and chief editor and publisher of this blog, Marsha Ingrao.

Been doing it, blogging since 2012.

Blogging- A Giant Experiment

Isn’t it great to publish a living blog? Writing, editing and publishing my blog compliments my philosophy of being a life-long learner.

Write for fun
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#Haiku by Marsha Ingrao
directional signs
My life is like an Australian Street sign – always learn – always photograph – always write!

All bloggers are publishers. We monitor and approve what goes out to our public. A vanity or hobby blogger is nothing more than someone who publishes a blog with no commercial agenda.

Most bloggers are somewhere in between a vanity and commercial blogger because they have something to promote. My agenda: I promote you.

Two bloggers in Avila Beach
Carol, the Eternal Traveler, and me: two bloggers together in Avila Beach, one from Australia, one from California.

Coming Soon – Carrot Ranch Rodeo Contest

Starting October 5th, come and see what we are cooking up.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October

Always Write will be featuring reblogged posts of Abigail Johnston – member of a group of dedicated to bring awareness to Metastatic Breast Cancer Stage IV, which is often overlooked by cancer researchers and fundraising.

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20 thoughts on “New Here”

    1. hahaha Thanks Carolyn/Caroline. Takes one life enthusiast to recognize another! AND the same goes for writing! 🙂 It just so happens that I’m a big fan of yours as well. 🙂


  1. I like your new organization – You are amazing!!!!!
    We just showed out place to 2 of our former students children for weddings next fall. We are getting OLD!!! See you at 7:30 am tomorrow morning!

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  2. Marsha, was it you who recommended the book The Worst Hard Time? I’ve found it excellent, though disturbing. If it was you, have you seen this movie, which was mentioned in the book: The Plow That Broke the Plains

    Cheers! Yvonne

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    1. It was me, and it was disturbing, and excellent. I haven’t seen the movie. Thanks for recommending it. We do so much plowing here that we have our own dustbowl problems right here in Central California.

      Take care Yvonne, and have a Merry Christmas. Lots of love, Marsha xox


    1. Thanks, Kevin. It’s so much easier than self-hosted, and it’s friendlier. I was never happy with my other blog, so I finally gave up fighting with it. I’m glad you like it. I thought I had lost you. I tried to look you up and got a no longer available sign. So did you do the same thing? I’m just excited to see you on line again. 🙂 Write soon. If you every want me to do a guest post, I owe you several. 🙂

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  3. Hi Marsha, I was looking around your blog as a new follower, and as you say, we have so many other bloggers in common! BUT I have to tell you the most exciting thing is that the Australian road sign photo in this post is from where I live – Tumbarumba is mentioned and that’s my small town!! How incredible :). Love connections like this!

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    1. That is so funny! I was there in 2016-2017 to visit my blogging friend, Carol – the Eternal Traveler. It was a fabulous trip. I could never have imagined every going to Australia (and by myself) but she made it possible. She is also a teacher. I have a series of posts on Australia if you write Australia in the search box.

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        1. Yes, mine, too, but we have been on two trips in the States with our friends, so he is friends with both of them on Facebook, too. Do you know Terri Webster Schrandt? He has met her as well and enjoyed her a lot. With all of us spread all over the world, sadly, it’s not too likely that most of us will ever meet. It’s just so fun when we do.

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          1. Yes I love Terri and join in her Sunday stills photo challenge most weeks. I agree it’s so much fun when we manage to meet up and it always feels like we’ve known each other forever!! Which is weird when you try to tell non blogging friends about it, as they just don’t get it!! I’m great friends with Donna although I’ve not met her in person, apart from being on zoom calls and through our blogging! I’m in contact with her most weeks and she’s one of my favourites.

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          2. I can understand that. I just met her and I think she is adorable. You call each other every week? Wow! Do you get together with several of your blogging friends that way all at the same time, or individually. I know exactly what you mean about non-blogging friends not getting it. Mine are starting to after all this time, but at first it was like my blogging friends weren’t “real.” I think it helps to meet some of them and if you can introduce them to your friends, they get it. 🙂

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