Scribblers discuss journaling
Mt. Pleasant Scibblers met at the home of Marilyn Vicent for their March meeting. Karen Osborne served as co-hostess.
Rita Davis distributed an article about poems illustrating state history from the Iowa History Journal.
Vice President Osborne conducted the business meeting. Feedback for judging the New London School writing entries was appreciated. They will be holding “Celebrating of Writing” soon.
Several members attended the IWC lectures presented by A.J. Jacobs, a writer from New York.
Suggestions were discussed for the group’s field trip to Iowa City in April.
The meeting adjourned.
Ann Porter presented the program “Journaling.” She began with the question: What is journaling? There are different types of journaling. She shared her sketching journals. Her examples were drawings with words to help her to complete projects.
She told the benefits of journaling such as settling a tricky problem. It can lead to clarity. It can help with stress management.
Reading the journals of ancesters helps an individual to understand the time they were living. She reminded the group of a program she gave a few years ago about reading a journal in her family dating back to 1641.