A Beautifully Written Story About The World’s Largest Laundromat

It’s a rainy morning—FINALLY! (I live in drought plagued California) While skimming through my emails I found one from Ann Handley, the author of Everybody Writes. I subscribed to Ann’s site because I want to be a better writer, but also because she’s a guide to the good stuff on the Internet ­čśë Think of […]

A Great New Website For Making Infographics

  ┬áToday I discovered a great tool for blogging. It’s called easel.ly and you can find it at┬áhttp://www.easel.ly I love discovering and sharing cool Infographics, but I just don’t have the skills to make them on my own. Until now!!!!! Hurray for the probably 20 year old freaky-gifted people who can make them and thought […]

Getting To Why Leads You To A Meaningful Life

  We all long for a┬ámeaningful┬álife. Making it happen is like making good Holiday Fudge, you gotta have quality ingredients and the right environment. Then there’s the process. Assembling the tools, understanding the directions, and doing the right thing at the right time so that you get the desired result.   If only life were […]

Eureka! I Just Discovered More WordPress Gold

I’m a native Californian. A proud in inhabitant of The Golden State, where gold was discovered in 1848. Looking for gold is in our collective consciousness here in CA. I think it begins in 4th grade when they take us into the schoolyard and soak us down with all things California. Mountains and Missions Valleys […]

Missing Kate, A Story of Blogosphere Friendship

I didn’t know, not until today, that I felt so close to someone I’d never even met. I didn’t know it until I saw the actual words declaring that her blog had been DELETED. Gone. Poof! Mine was a physical response, like someone hitting me hard in the stomach and knocking all the breath from […]

Celebrating Fresh Paint, The Death of Mold, & Grammar Bloopers

The mold is dead, the plastic containment tarps have come down, and the painters have finally packed up their demon possessed air compressor and left me some peace and quiet for blogging! I wrote something yesterday that didn’t strike the right chord with a fellow blogger. My bad. But it reminded me how easy it […]

Getting The Words Out

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/05/03/advice-on-writing/ I’m currently gobbling up three books on Writing. Highlighters are strewn on the coffee table and kitchen counters. A while ago I gave you a link to rookiemag.com and an article titled Getting Unstuck. Here’s another article, chock full of the collected wisdom of great writers, from the fabulous Brain Pickings. If you want […]