I’m Back – Still in the Fight and Ready to Write

Jan. 24, 2018 by

It’s another year, and I’m still not any closer to my dream of living the cushy writer’s life that all those full-time writers whine about being so hard. Well, maybe saying I’m not any closer isn’t entirely true. I’m a

When It’s Time for the Dream to Go

Mar. 30, 2017 by

Letting go of my dream isn’t something I thought I would ever consider. Over the weekend, I had a meltdown, though. I got to the middle of my Saturday and realized I’ve been spending my life in one place while

Eavesdropping My Way to the Final Frontier – Stop Dwelling on the Bad Stuff

Mar. 9, 2017 by

Eavesdropping for the Stories My eavesdropping landed me in an angry position the other day. And yes, I listen in on conversations. Is it rude? I suppose it could be. The way I see it, though, if you’re in a

Shining a Light on the Terrible – Let the Truth Fight for You

Shining a Light on the Terrible – Let the Truth Fight for You

Feb. 23, 2017 by

I’m trying to write a horror story. The concept came easily enough, but I’m finding I keep procrastinating when it comes to getting down to the details. My empathetic heart finds it disturbing to get into the mind of someone

More Living Gets Done When We Listen to the Nudges

More Living Gets Done When We Listen to the Nudges

Feb. 9, 2017 by

I’m going to share a gem with you. Well, it’s not exactly a “gem,” and you might already know it. And if you’re accustomed to listening to your heart, then this won’t be news for you. But if you’re not—if

Falling without a Clue or Making Life Count – You Choose

Falling without a Clue or Making Life Count – You Choose

Jan. 27, 2017 by

Flying scares me. Yeah, I know it’s safer than driving, and a person’s more likely to die from a bee sting than a plane crash, but it still scares me. I’ve been reading Charles Duhigg’s book Smarter Faster Better, and

A New Perspective on the Busy Days of Christmas

A New Perspective on the Busy Days of Christmas

Dec. 15, 2016 by

I had intended for this week’s theme to be tips for getting past the crazy busyness of the holidays to find a place of peace. That didn’t happen, though. I got busy—so busy I almost didn’t write a blog post!

Joining the Adventure – Gratitude 1; “I’m Sorry” 0

Joining the Adventure – Gratitude 1; “I’m Sorry” 0

Dec. 1, 2016 by

Paving the Road to “I’m Sorry” Great intentions framed my Thanksgiving Day. I was going to write a beautiful blog gushing with gratitude toward each of you for the support, encouragement, and strength you’ve offered me through these last few

Throw Off the Waiting and Let the Journey Begin

Throw Off the Waiting and Let the Journey Begin

May. 26, 2016 by

There is a time for waiting, but enough is enough. Make sure you’re waiting for the right reasons. I haven’t been taking my own advice. I’m sure in one of my blog posts, somewhere, I’ve gone on and on about

Through the What?

Through the What?

Nov. 5, 2012 by

Finding today’s word has challenged my tired brain. Usually there’s a word that pops out to me and stops me cause I have no idea what it means, but my synapses are sleepy, so nothing was sparking any thoughts. However,

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