Add Your Posts to the October 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 October's NaBloPoMo

The theme for October is CRUNCH. ...more

Use All Five Senses with October's NaBloPoMo

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

Add All of Your Blog Posts to September'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 September's NaBloPoMo

The theme for September is HEALING. ...more

NaBloPoMo Is Here! Post Every Day in November, and Win a Pass to BlogHer PRO

Join NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) on this November, and commit to post every single day this month! Every November, thousands of bloggers commit to posting daily. But it's about much more than getting that post up—it's about community and connection. It's also about honing your craft, challenging yourself, and taking your blog to the next level. ...more
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NaBloPoMo November 2014 Badges

The official badge for November 2014 NaBloPoMo is here! Grab it to place on your blog and show your readers you're posting every day this month. ...more
Thank you! It came out crooked on my wordpress site. If anyone knows how to fix that, I would be ...more

Posting Every Day in November for NaBloPoMo? Add Your Blog to the Blogroll Now

If you're posting for NaBloPoMo every day in November, add your name to our 2014 blogroll to share your work and enter to win prizes! Just fill out the NaBloPoMo Blogroll Form. Make sure you've selected NOVEMBER, and only submit your blog once, please. It may take up to 24 hours for your blog to appear on the list. The November blogroll is open until November 5. After that point, no new blogs will be added. ...more
Well, since I'll be posting NaNoWriMo updates to my writing/reading/life blog next month anyway, ...more


There are three womenThat changes a man's lifeThe mistake, his mistakeAnd the one he finally ends up withThough many may comeAs false encounters His eyes shall never closeDue to the changes that occur,Soft on the skinSad in the eyesSmooth in the walkSleek in the talkThese ladies make himThe damage one can bring...more

The Going-For-It Rule

I have decided to go for it. When I first started my blog a few months ago I did so for fun, because I kept having ideas I wanted to write about and I love writing. I didn't want to have any pressure or any have to's....more

Challenge Accepted!

After more than three years of writing about my successful recovery journey from daily drinking to living alcohol-free, you may think I have run out of new insights to share. No one is more surprised than me that the opposite is true. My growth continues, new truths are regularly discovered as to my delight I find yet another way that the lessons of recovery pertain to so much more than what is in my glass....more

Keep Your Pets from Getting Scared This Halloween

Holidays can be a stressful time for our pets, and each one brings a new set of challenges. Halloween is no exception. A few simple tweaks to your Halloween routine, however, can go a long way toward keeping your pets safe....more

The Times You Let Your Children Down

I work crazy long hours. The hours aren’t actually crazy, but since my commute is 1.5 hours each way, it feels crazy. I see my children in the morning before they go to school (had to work my way into that flexibility) and then for an hour or so when I get home before they go to bed....more

Check out NaBloPoMo opportunities

What? What the heck is NaBloPoMo? Well, it's the National Blog Post Month after the National Writing Month designed to get people thinking and working on their writing and creativity. Since I seem to have more time on my hands right now, I've taken the plunge and will be posting daily during the month of November....more

I've Decided To Challenge Myself

I finally got accepted in the BlogHer Community as an Influencer!  Yay!!!Oh, so now what? ...more

Ezekiel’s Bones and The Church

Pope  Francis always emphasizes that God is in charge and in control of the Church, not man. In Ezekiel, it is God who, through the prophet, sends the Spirit upon the skeletons. Ezekiel humbly admits he doesn’t know what God’s plan is. Similarly, it is God Himself who breathes His life into the Body, the Church....more

NaBloPoMo November 2014 Prompts

Welcome to the November 2014 NaBloPoMo writing prompts! As with all NaBlo prompts, Saturday and Sunday are for free writing. And as usual in November, there is no theme this month … but many of these prompts are inspired by the BlogHer PRO '14 Conference in December and the upcoming BlogHer PRO School writing lessons in November. (More on PRO School later this week!) ...more
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It Feels Like A Horse Sized Duck Today

  I can handle this.  I’m not really worried about things, entirely.The jump is just a little farther, and I am hoping it will land well.I know we are fine.But jumping will always throw your stomach for a loop, no matter how far you go.  ...more