Monthly Archive:: October 2015

What I’m Into: October Edition

Photo credit: Aaron Burden via Unsplash October is grand, isn’t it? The leaves change, humidity (mostly) disappears, and we can strategically avoid those aisles in the stores  already displaying Christmas decorations. I don’t know about you, but I feel as though fall should be savored. It’s too delightful to rush through. Here in our neck
Category: What I'm Into

Ten Things I Love

I had a total blonde moment this morning and re-blogged the exact same thing I wrote last Tuesday. Duh. No wonder that blog post was so easy to write. So if you received almost duplicate content in your inbox, my apologies. Between editing a manuscript, dealing with a stomach virus that keeps making encore appearances
Category: The Ten on Tuesdays

Almost Wordless Wednesday: Writing Scared

Have you all heard of or do you follow Unsplash? Another writer on Twitter mentioned a list of resources for free stock photos and Unsplash topped their list. Then I saw more of their work posted on Instagram and I am quite smitten. They do indeed offer royalty free stock photo images and allow you
Category: Wordless Wednesday

The Ten on Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Write

I’m participating in the #periscopewithpurpose challenge during the month of October, hosted by Mel at blog clarity. Today’s prompt for the scope (also known as a broadcast, if you aren’t familiar with the platform) is ‘feelings’. Not just any feelings, but specifically how they relate to one’s career or primary focus. This quote by Eric
Category: The Ten on Tuesdays

Deep Thoughts and Delayed Bedtime

Our children’s most effective weapon against bedtime is asking a poignant question. You know the kind I’m talking about. It’s deep. Thought-provoking. Requires a complex answer.  There’s no way you can just tuck them in with a quick pat and retreat. Me-time will have to wait because real parenting is necessary here. A question like that was
Category: Motherhood

Taking the Periscope Challenge: Day 1

This October, I’m taking the #Periscopewithpurpose challenge and broadcasting a new ‘scope’ every day for 31 days. Never heard of Periscope? Yeah, me either. This seemed like the perfect opportunity to learn a new social media platform. Or die of embarrassment. Just kidding. Kind of. If you’re feeling bold and courageous, here’s the link providing
Category: Uncategorized