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 LESSONS! ...more

It's Back to School With September's NaBloPoMo

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

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

The theme for August is KNOW! ...more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your September 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

NaBloPoMo September 2015 Prompts

The theme for September's NaBloPoMo is LESSON. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in September -- 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!) ...more

Learn a Lesson With September's NaBloPoMo

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

Friendship Lessons

Friendships that last for over twenty years are rare.My friend Heather and I met while working at a shopping mall when we were just entering our twenties. I worked at the music store and she worked at the book store.One day we sat down and shared a cup of coffee and that was the start of sharing more life transitions than I can count......more

Just Say NO to Busing!

http://www.carrieanntripp.com/just-say-no-to-busing/...more

Always pray - and make a list

It was one of those mornings.The alarm did NOT go off.The number of hours of sleep did not come close to approaching the recommended need.The left front burner on the electric stove cooks way hotter than it should...so the tomato splattered all over my shirt, the turkey sausage burnt and the smoke alarm went off. But......more

Swimming lessons

The family was all set to go for a swim.The bags filled with towels, sneakers and extra clothes for when they would be dry struggled to stay contained. The number of children in the gaggle was undecipherable as they all were in a state of constant movement. One kid was hanging on the pool door entrance, another was hiding under the check-in counter, and two or three more tots whirred like tiny planets in a wobbly rotation around their mother - who like the sun - was a the center of their aquatic adventure. ...more

Writing lessons

It's been a good long time since I've participated with the blogging community NaBloPoMo. But there is something to be said for regularly practice of creative processes - so here goes an effort to blog daily for the month of September. In years past, this practice allowed me the space to develop the discipline of writing daily. One year I had over 310 blog posts as a result of taking part in this practice....more

5 things i will not be packing for school lunch

i have extremely little to offer for today's NaBloPoMo prompt, "What is/was your favourite thing to pack for school lunch?" ...more

good start: 6 tips for making your day great

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Mirror, Mirror On The Waa... What IS That!

Oh, mirrors. Do they ever bring good news at my age, I wonder. I found a few red marks had appeared on my upper chest and shoulder, and thought, "Huh? Bug bites, maybe." Maybe.Then I found more. And then some of the ones I initially discovered had morphed into different shapes and feel.I got out the two-sided hand held mirror... the one that has the magnifier. That's never good, right? I wanted to see if there were more of these marks sprouting out anywhere else on my body....more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your September 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

NaBloPoMo September 2015 Prompts

The theme for September's NaBloPoMo is LESSON. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in September -- 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!) ...more