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 MNEMONIC. ...more

Dive Into Your Memories with August's NaBloPoMo

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

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

The theme for July is DECADE. ...more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your August 2014 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
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Create Memories with August's NaBloPoMo

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NaBloPoMo August 2014 Badges

The official badge for August. ...more

World Organ Donation Day: Are you registered as an organ donor? Are you SURE?

This past week, in recognition of World Organ Donation Day, my friends at Write Tribe held a blog carnival where bloggers were encouraged to write and share their own posts related to organ donation. ...more

Help: I’ve got 5 Older Sisters

When you live with five older sisters you might as well have six mothers. The school bus was not scheduled to pull up for another twenty minutes....more

My career goals...snort, chortle, cry

   First I said, "hell no"! I am not writing about career goals. But then I decided that my career as a mom needs goals as well as any corporate career so why not give my 2 cents?...more

Tangled Tuesday No. 16

Well, this week I hit the 500 posts milestone on Ten Thousand Tangles. ...more

Need a Smile?

You will smile inspite of yourself at theses  humourous BIRD MEMES.  A BIT TOO MUCH?  GREAT CAMOUFLAUGE...more

Missing 3.

  My last post was on the 13th. I missed a few days. This life of mine....The post I wanted to do was prompted by Victor Hugo's: "Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress and memory is the servant". This prompt fed into the next one which asked the question, does time heal all wounds? Then yesterday's prompt was about my readiness for Back to School. ...more

Some questions on self-image

What if you suddenly discovered that some long-held, deeply ingrained, negative belief about yourself was a complete and utter lie? What if for one moment you chose to see yourself the way others saw you, instead of through your own jaded, judgmental eyes and preconceived notions? What if every time you were prepared to automatically say I can't, you choked off those words and instead declared I'll try? How would it change your life? Please share your thoughts... ...more

Happiness Depends on Perception

Even on bleak days, there are certain facts that I stand on. I am alive, healthy, not living on the street but in a large old, quirky house, with acres of gardens, trees and meadows. I am still married after almost 35 years with 9 healthy, successful adult kids and 5 grandkids.  I am loved by my family and God, even if I drive them crazy with my eccentricity. I have a computer, two hands with all my fingers to type...more

Honouring Great Writers…and Old Friends

I have not figured what is going on but seven  long time blogging friends who happen to be great Catholic writers all clicked on my blog today.That fact reminded me that even though I created an award for Catholic writers, I only gave it out to 3 people! SOO, I am passing on this award to connect with old, neglected friends by honouring their commitment to writing about the truth, articulately but also with love....more

Le Diplomate DC-- Yes, believe the hype

Le Diplomate1601 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 332-3333lediplomatedc.com...more