About Cathy Loomis

Catha Loomis is an educator and freelance writer whose published work includes nature articles, personal essays, and personal profiles as well as features on social and community issues. "I Do, Undone" was selected as a finalist for the 2006 Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award of the Salem College Center for Women Writers.

“I Do, Undone” – Catha J. Loomis 1st Place Essay

Following this prize-winning essay, Sheila discusses the author’s craft and technique for creating a successful personal opinion essay. I Do, Undone by Catha J. Loomis Shocked by a message on the answering machine, I dashed upstairs and turned on the computer, hoping for some online confirmation. “Oh my God,” I yelled. “It’s true!” “It” was … Continue reading

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