Dive Into Your Memories with August's NaBloPoMo

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

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Sign Up for July's NaBloPoMo

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Look Back on a Decade of Blogging with July's NaBloPoMo

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Add All Your Blog Posts to June's Open Thread

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NaBloPoMo: Add All Your August 2014 Posts Here!

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Create Memories with August's NaBloPoMo

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NaBloPoMo August 2014 Badges

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Upcycling Sheets into Crocheted Rag Rugs

I crocheted this rag rug in  a few  hours, from one single cream coloured sheet and half a queen sized blue duvet. No pattern needed;  just make a magic circle, squeeze in 8 to 11 half double crochets into the loop and start crocheting around. I varied the rows with  half double crochets and double crochet stitches using a size Q hook…fun, fast, frugal!...more

August 1 memory

The first of August always reminds me of this quirky Harry Nilsson song, Rainmaker.  A Pied Piper-esque tale of a selfish town that refused to compensate a man for his invaluable services, it resonates even more to my adult self. The music and lyrics are fun too....more

IN MY DREAMS

It’s Friday and time for fiction of 100 words, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-FieldsI'm a dream girl but not much into fantasy, but I thought it's time I spread my wings and fly a little.  Everything is possible. ...more

Amusement judgment

Amusement park view Above the maddening crowd Unprejudiced truth If we can rise above the fray, shutting out what the world’s carnival barkers are screaming at us about what we should think, or do, or believe, then we can think clearly, and come to our own conclusions about how to live our lives and let others live theirs. Tara R....more

Insecurity: the Fine print of Creative License?

On June 7, 2014, Laurel Regan, at AlphabetSalad.com posted, "Some Questions on Creative Self-Confidence." Being in the creative arts myself, I found the topic of her discussion and fan Comments thought provoking. In this post, I hope to reassure anyone who creates that they are a creator, anyone who paints that they are a painter, and anyone who writes that they are a writer....more
SunbonSmart Wow! Insecurity = #impostersyndrome -- great way to phrase it.more

Photo Friday: Big

Today's Photo Friday word - "Big" - left me a bit stumped at first, but as I scrolled through my photo archives I found what I realized would be the perfect response to the prompt! ...more

How I keep Organized

Friday, August 1, 2014 What tools do you use to keep organized so things on your to-do list don't slip through the cracks? ...more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your August 2014 Posts Here!

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EVERY DOG AND WORD

These summer evenings have been just perfect for leisurely strolls.  The heat of the day is gone, but it is still warm.  The air is calm, with just enough of a breeze.  Oh, these lazy, hazy eves of summer!...more
words are magical and often used this way or that they can be powerful god or bad....i feel your ...more

Soul Matter -Sharing About Writing and Blogging

 I am a story-teller who regaled family and friends for decades with the exploits of my nine kids and  the large menagerie of farm animals, pets and wild creatures which surrounded our small hobby farm. My kids, friends and even strangers came up to me for years and asked,” When are you going to start writing?”...more