August 2011

What Compels You?

August 31, 2011

in Guests

This week’s guest writer is Lisa from Random Girl. It touched me to read her opening where she described me as an inspiration, cheerleader, and a friend. Lisa has been all of these things for me as well and I am grateful for our friendship. These last several months of school it has been difficult […]


  This week’s guest writer is Jimmy of Founding a Father. He is funny and creative. And, from reading what he writes, it is clear he is a great dad and husband. I first “met” Jimmy through Studio30 Plus, immediately enjoying his sense of humor and take on life. As you will discover in his […]

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It has been a busy week finishing up final projects for school, but that doesn’t mean I have not been able to play and have some fun. Other than the sense of accomplishment with school, here’s what stood out as highlights this week: Torturing my Ex-Husband It’s a long story how I ended up with […]


In the year and a half I have written on this blog I have only written three posts in the category While Perched Upon My Soapbox. It is the one area of writing that is still hard for me to just let the words fly and hit publish. Today I have to add the fourth […]


Today’s guest writer is Vinny C. He is a fun co-worker at Sprocket Ink. We hit it off with a few funny exchanges when the staff was introduced to each other and I have been enjoying his sense of humor ever since. He’s a cool guy with not just writing as a talent, but also […]


The following poem is uplifting and encouraging for me personally, but it also inspires me as a writer. To have written something so beautiful that, 84 years later, is still being read is an accomplishment. All writers want to impact several generations of readers in this way; what a gift to have achieved it with […]