Author Archives: Taryn Hutchison

Calling Yourself a Writer

September 26, 2018

I took my first tentative steps on shaky legs one year ago. That’s when I quit my less-than-fulfilling full-time job (no, I did not retire) and started cobbling together part-time writing gigs. My job title on social media had to change. So, what should I call myself? Adjunct college instructor? I taught one class (my […]

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Learning Gratitude from Other Cultures

August 30, 2018

Today, my article about learning gratitude is featured in The Redbud Post‘s issue on learning from other cultures. You can read the article here. I recount one of my memories from my time in Romania that is dearest to my heart. Taryn R. Hutchison, Writer writes, “I’ve learned that all people are the same. Everyone […]

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10th Birthday Lollapalooza!

July 17, 2018

Let’s have a party! A lollapalooza fit for a ten-year-old! Who is turning ten, you may ask? If you guess my oldest grandchild, you’re right. But there’s more. When Lucy was just a few days old, my own baby–not quite as cute–was born. After many excruciating months of waiting, We Wait You finally saw the […]

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The Best Part of a Trip

June 28, 2018

Many people claim the best part of a trip is coming home. But not me, not until recently. I love the going, the being someplace new. But the coming home? Not so much. Not usually. We’ve just returned (at 3:30 a.m.!) from a trip to the other side of the country. The two days of travel […]

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