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Write the Morning Away | In-Person (Limited to 20) (Closed)

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Course Description:

A word appears on the page, and you think, "Oh, honey, I've been waiting my entire life for you!" And then another shows up until there's page after page of them, each a little miracle, because you've finally found the way to say what you most needed to. Some people dig for buried treasures. Still others reach for the stars. But for those of us who are anthropologists of our own lives, we need only come together once a month to write the morning away in the community of OLLI writers to be explorers in search of treasure. Please join me, and I promise you the just-right shovel, the best boat to go the distance, and a telescope strong enough to bring into focus what you long to see so that you may write the stories and poems of your life.

Note: While we meet in-person at Ryan Ranch, those who have participated in Write the Morning Away previously may join us via Livestream Zoom.


Tuition: $75.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

Registration Closed


Saturdays, Sept. 10; Oct. 8; Nov. 12; Dec. 10 *9:30am – 12:30pm* (4 sessions)


Course will be presented live at CSUMB Ryan Ranch (8 Upper Ragsdale Road, Monterey) and will NOT be recorded or available for viewing later. To keep everyone safe, seats are limited.


Even though her husband looked at her dubiously when Patrice Vecchione flashed her brand new Medicare card jubilantly before him, this summer baby is loving being 65 so far. For whatever doesn't work as well as it used to, a very lot works better, including her ability to write without being encumbered by self-doubt.