As some of you know, I am still She-Shed-less and in dire need of privacy, peace, solitude and a distraction-free space to call my own. As some of you also know, I escaped to mom’s. She has that, and more. ❤ Which is why I can now write a blog post about actual, physical proof that I did something writing related that is not a blog post. Hah.
Yesterday, I submitted a story I wrote years ago to a celebrated online magazine. Continue reading “Writing progress”
Would it surprise you to read I have never listened to a Beyoncé song? I mean, on purpose. Her music is played here and there and everywhere, so she’s kind of hard to miss. 😉
Typically I’m a classic rock kinda gal, with some 80s and 90s soft rock or even a bit of pop thrown in.
I mention Beyoncé because a friend of mine brought her up the other day. Actually, she referred to her as Sasha Fierce. I had to google this name. I didn’t know what she was talking about.
Continue reading “Pondering pseudonyms and alter egos”
It was within the last year or so I created some mantras as a reminder to stay focused.
I’ve been struggling with focus recently, so I figured a revisit to my mantras was due.
There are two that deserve mention today.
Continue reading “Step back to propel forward”
Yesterday a member of my family complimented one of my kids to me. It was about politeness.
Continue reading “Doing it *mostly* right”
This is the continuation of Derailment – the abyss (part i).
As I’m climbing out of my pit, I ponder about my purpose in this life.
It’s a question I keep coming back to. (Never mind that some friends regularly beat me over the head with it.)
Continue reading “Derailment – the purpose”
I haven’t packed a school lunch in…days!
I have however made supper every day. Boo.
Wanna know what I cooked yesterday? Continue reading “School lunch hiatus”
Imagine your words, written or spoken, affecting your audience.
They teach, the words. Cultivate the mind and spirit.
They inspire. Enlighten. Warm the heart and soul.
Words have meaning, deep and profound.
Where do they come from, the words? Continue reading “Imagine your words”
Imagine a friend,
In a faraway land,
Or in the next town over. Continue reading “Clandestine tales”
Imagine a new day. A new week. A whole new year.
Even a new decade.
Does it mean something?
Well, the kids are back in school today… 🙄 Continue reading “Idle no more”
At around the midpoint of my 40s I felt myself standing at the proverbial fork in the road contemplating my path forward.
These were the questions I asked myself: Continue reading “Tomorrow never comes”