being a writer

Many years ago when I hit PUBLISH here for the first time, I was so unsure of my future–mourning over the loss of my marriage, and trying to focus on a joyful, grateful heart–no matter how fleeting the feeling was some days. I was working to redefine my life. Writing was a big piece of […]

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Have you heard of Sverve yet? It’s a place for female social media enthusiasts with blogs to come together to share tips and articles they love, help each other build greater social influence, increase blog readership, and connect easily with brands for sponsorships and affiliate opportunities. It’s fun, educational, and profitable for any female blogger. In […]

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A Positive Reflection

February 28, 2013

in Life Lessons

This week I wrote a post after re-writing the About page on my site. While I discovered an irrelevancy now to those words describing me from three years ago when it was originally written, I found a shift in my writing focus as well. The reflection I see of myself now reveals not only a […]

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A New Chapter in Life

February 27, 2013

in Mixed Bag

There are many benefits to writing on a blog. One is the opportunity to clearly see the past as it was in the moment–not a revisionist’s version of it. I am able to look back to read what I was doing, how I was feeling, remember my greatest fears and biggest frustrations. Last night was one […]

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2012: In My Own Words

January 2, 2013

in Mixed Bag

Tomorrow I will be sharing the top ten posts I published in 2012. It’s based upon what readers liked the most of my writing effort in 2012. Today, though, I share my own review of 2012; the posts that help me recall funny times, poignant moments, wonderful life lessons, and more. Maybe not the most […]

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NaBloPoMo is Crazy Talk

November 1, 2012

in Mixed Bag

I am crazy. ALL CAP, italic, and bold kind of CRAZY.  It would be crazy to commit to National Blog Post Month (NaBloPoMo), writing a blog post each day for the entire month of November. With laundry always getting the best of me, a house that always has a home repair project waiting to be […]

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