Add All of Your Blog Posts to May's Open Thread

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more

Sign Up for May's NaBloPoMo

The theme for May is PHOTO. ...more

Snap a Picture for May's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month?  ...more

Add All of Your Blog Posts to April's Open Thread

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more

Sign Up for April's NaBloPoMo

The theme for April is GROW. ...more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your May 2015 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more
May 23 - On Becoming a Crazy Cat Couple http://www.alphabetsalad.com/on-becoming-a-crazy-cat-couple/more

Picture This! May's NaBloPoMo Is a Photo Celebration

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month? ...more

NaBloPoMo May 2015 Prompts

The theme for May's NaBloPoMo is PHOTO, and this month only, you're getting two prompts for the price of one. You're getting a writing prompt, but you're also getting a photo prompt in case you want to go the visual route. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in May -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing though we've included a photo prompt those days!) ...more

Sacramento at 1,200 feet

Classes at Sac State ended yesterday. I should've spent the day grading papers but knocking around at 1,200 feet sounded so much more fun.Nothing like a nice long flying lesson on a breezy day......more

Photo: Color

The Uniqlo store interior in San Francisco. Rainbow Stairs!What fun colorful things have you found lately? Let me know in the comments!Thanks for reading!Ciao! Paula ...more

A very merry birthday to Mom-5!

Happiest of birthdays to Mom-5!Enjoying a damn fabulous birthday dinner at The Waterboy.xoxo,shawna...more

color

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Best final ever: The Org Comm Amazing Race!

During my senior year of college, I took a class on creativity and communication. I vividly remember our final exam involving food and art (specifically, painting tiny totem poles). Since then, I've thought about tasty ways to end semesters with my students. Lately, that's meant potlucks....more

I'm doing a HUGE book giveaway!

Hi all, I am collaborating with Black Girl Nerds to do a HUGE book giveaway! That's right, I am giving away each of my three books, in both electronic and paperback format: ...more

Photo: Drama

The old reflected in the new. Completed in 1905, the James R. Browning United States Courthouse reflected in the windows of the modern San Francisco Federal building, completed in 2007....more

Photo: Vintage

Beautiful tile work on the steps of an historic downtown Oakland building, The Claridge Hotel.What historic buildings are in your town? Let me know in the comments!Thanks for reading!Ciao! Paula...more

A grateful heart: Feeling neighborly

"[Bzzzz] I turned you into a frog!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into a toilet!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into a banana!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into a baby!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into a meatball!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into an earring!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into a piece of paper!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into an apricot!""[Bzzzz] I turned you into a noodle!"...more

A Tibute to Nora Ephron

May 19, 2015 – A Tibute to Nora Ephron ...more