Top 10 Lessons Learned in my First 50 Years

Ten lessons I have learned in my first 50 years.

Start With the Problem

I was talking a good friend recently about the state of my writing life. She said something to me that resonated deeply. Start with the problem, she said. To be honest, she was referring to a lesson she has learned as an editor and in working with developing stories, but it works for me and my […]

Where in the World am I?

In a funny way, in the way things often go, the last post I wrote on April 8 was prescient. I wrote it after reading the book Present Over Perfect and shared some of the quotes pulled from the book. Like this one: if someone gave you a completely blank calendar and a bank account as full […]

Daily Blog Challenge Day 7 – What has been your greatest success in life so far?

I’m sure it says something about my make up that this is a difficult question for me to answer. I had to sit and think about it for a while…of course, the first thing that comes to mind is surviving the embarrassing moment I shared with you yesterday. Sometimes, there are many little successes in […]

T.G.I.F. ~ Thank Goodness it’s February!

I am so glad January is over. I feel like I am coming out of the post-holiday/flu funk I have been in since my birthday, for the most part. Now I’m in the full bloom of my allergy season and feel like scratching my eyes out, but hey, at least it’s not the flu. #alwayslookonthebrightside […]