Doesn’t it always seem when you get your proverbial ducklings to trot single file, Destiny senses your achievement and watches like a lurking bully? Just as you hit your stride it jumps from the bushes and scatters them. Yup. Big D loves to mess with us. We can’t predict what life has in store for... Continue Reading →
Hate celebrating your birthday? Always disappointed? I had a very Happy Birthday on the 11th and celebrated it BIG time this year. How? Easy. I depended on myself to have fun. 5 things you must do for your birthday: #1. Take control. Plan your day in advance. Waiting around for someone else to plan it... Continue Reading →
Have you ever taken a mouth-to-mouth resuscitation class? I took one for a babysitting badge when I was in Girl Scouts. I remember the plastic dummy and going through the routine while hoping to God I'd never have to use it. Flash forward a few decades. On March 9th, I flew back to Wisconsin for my... Continue Reading →
What if there was a way to slow down and enjoy what we eat? I would love that. Sometimes, when I'm hungry, I inhale my food. I look at my empty plate and think, "When did that happen?" You might have heard about mindful eating. It means savoring each bite by setting down your fork to chew... Continue Reading →
I was shocked to read an article by the Associated Press about Twitter. Few have signed up for an account since the US election. I assumed with political tweets making worldwide news, people would be curious to see them first hand. Nope. People use Facebook to keep in touch with friends and family. It remains... Continue Reading →
It's Fashion Week in New York City where glitz meets glamour. But what does glamour mean? I learned by watching Michael Kors runway show live on Twitter.
Dear New WordPress Bloggers, Thank you so much for following my blog! I'm so glad you've decided to become a part of my blogging community. Or have you... A few of you left comments. You are so good at what you do! That's exactly how you build a blogging community. You are on your way... Continue Reading →
Have you seen La La Land? You should. It will inspire you. Here's why: Writers and artists can be sensitive people, right? We tack our work up on the wall for everyone to judge and hope someone, anyone, even if they're in the back of the room, gets what we were trying to do. It's... Continue Reading →
As I read The #Blessed Projects over the last few weeks, my heart was filled with joy. Each project was so different and a reflection of the writer's heart. I had thought writing them would be a great exercise in positivity and banishing the blues, but I didn't realize reading others would give me the... Continue Reading →
When I discovered I was a contest finalist in the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Colorado Gold Contest (that’s a mouthful), I felt like I already won. I knew many had participated, so I was grateful to be selected. I had noticed the finalist distinction on book covers and in descriptions. Whoa! I didn’t understand how... Continue Reading →
Here are a few tips and life hacks to help you crush procrastination and improve your blog or writing project.