It's time, everyone! Join the BlogHer.com NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) blog roll and commit to write (photograph, draw, craft poetry, whatever) every single day this month!
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Every time. Every single time. Perhaps because they're beautiful, meaningful, perfect. Or because they speak to my heart. Maybe because they draw out a deliciously aching, perfectly wistful, sweetly nostalgic feeling of longing. Or because they explode with joy and triumph and make me want to dance. Because of this, and this, and this, it's impossible for me to listen just once... I am greedy, I want more, and so I must go back for seconds.
Blogging daily is not just a test of endurance; it's also an opportunity to learn a lot about yourself: How you write, what your blog means to you, and where you should focus. We're celebrating the close of National Blog Posting Month with some inspiring quotes by bloggers who took the challenge -- you might be surprised by what they learned.
In reply to the NaBloPoMo Prompt: Friday, December 13, 2013George Bernard Shaw said, "Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance." Do you agree or disagree? I prefer to keep my articles religiously-neutral, but this quote from George Bernard Shaw reminds me so much of some scriptures in the Bible, I can't help myself. The first scripture that popped in my head was 1 Timothy 6:20,21 - where Paul was talking to Timothy, and said:...more
For the first 12 days of December this year, I recreated the Twelve Days of Christmas for my true love... sorta. I gave The Man of the House a small gift each day to represent the gift from that day of the song. I had a ton of fun coming up with stuff to be a symbols of each day! And got some help from the female offspring along the way. Some were obvious. Some I was really reaching for. Some were just plain silly! Here's how my 12 days of Christmas turned out:...more
When you live with nine children, even the most crusty curmudgeon cannot resist the magic of Christmas. So, even if I start the morning tired and low as I clean, bake, crochet , wrap gifts and decorate to get ready for our adult children to come home from university and work in the city, it is uplifting to remember the magic of Christmases when they were little. In fact the scent of magic is still in the air, especially as our 3 and soon to be five grandbabies join our family....more
As Christmas nears, I consider those who can't even think of "less" in their lives because there's nothing left for less. I try not to think about these people or their stories because they're too depressing, but I'm a nurse and have to take care of them, so there's no way around it....more
Bloggers had the opportunity to sample Monterey Gourmet Foods' internationally-inspired dishes, enlisting the help of their kids in the kitchen. Find out what the bloggers and their discriminating "sous chefs" had to say and get a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card! Read more