A Really Full Life

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...

  “After eight hours of watching helplessly while my own inane, manneristic doodles overstepped their margins and covered the pages I was supposed to be writing, I gave up.  I decided...

Lists. Somedays they litter my house, car, and purse like crumpled peanut bags at the Ballpark. I love making lists. A list gets stuff out of my head and into the...

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...

  What’d you do today? Chores, errands, coach your kid’s baseball game? Did your day feel like another day at work, but without pay? Don’t hate me, but today was fun....

I’m going to tell you a story about meeting royalty. And then I want you to think about meeting a King. Long ago, before Downton Abbey captivated American women, my husband...

Ever had Writer’s Block? The dread of all dreads for wordsmiths and the rest of us who want a written record of our brain/heart musings. Somehow today I made my way...

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/04/06/daily-prompt-in-the-summertime/ The word ‘Summertime’ has always conjured for me sweet feelings of bliss and freedom. I wish every child could have the kind of childhood I was blessed with. As a...

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/photo-challenge-threshold/ Have you ever loved and been loved by a dog? There’s a beautiful thing, a thing we should learn from dogs. Every encounter is fresh, like it’s the first. They...

I made this for my husband who recently received the prestigious “Lowest Maintenance Husband” Award. No joke, he’s a keeper. And all the single gals said, “Where can we get one...