March 8 was International Women's Day. I was going to write a post celebrating the women in my life who have influenced and shaped me for good and for ill.But I'm not.
Because there are women in my country, Canada, who need support. Because the current Conservative government is failing each and every one of them.
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I started blogging at least 15 or 16 years ago. Before that, I wrote in a spiral notebook journal by hand regularly. I still have one 3-subject notebook filled with high school and college rants and emotions from my early adulthood.
But I did something awful, something I regret deeply.
I killed a huge part of myself.
A couple of years ago, I deleted all of my old blog posts....more
NaBloPoMo – BlogHer – March 2014Monday, March 10, 2014 How has blogging changed your life? Tell us one thing that is different now than from before you started blogging.~~~~~~~~Blogging has helped me hone my writing skills. I started blogging fifteen-months ago, after a 30-plus years hiatus. I had continued journaling, nearly every day, but writing for the public had been nearly non-existent....more
BlogHer – NaBloPoMo – March 2014Sunday MusingsThe past weekend was great! My middle daughter, along with her five-year-old son and seven-week-old daughter, were visiting from Kentucky. On Saturday morning, my youngest daughter, and her seven-month-old son, came in from Georgia, and spent the weekend. I felt so blessed to have two of my daughters and three of my grandchildren for an entire weekend....more
NaBloPoMo: How has blogging changed your life? Tell us one thing that is different now than from before you started blogging. Since I’ve been blogging every day for this challenge, it has put a damper on my reading. I usually read about 3 or 4 books at a time, but it has slowed significantly since I’ve been blogging every day. I’m currently reading Delirium: Requiem and The Ghost and the Goth: Body & Soul. I just finished The Morganville Vampires: Carpe Corpus. ...more
So there’s this video game that my friend bought me for Christmas a couple years ago. It’s called Style Savvy Trendsetters and it’s always on my game rotation. Truthfully it barely leaves my 3DS slot....more
The Gratitude Linkup has now left its teens! Thank you so much to everyone who participates in the linkup by sharing your gratitude posts and comments - I love that you're with me on this, and look forward each week to being uplifted anew by your words.
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Self. I'm immediately reminded of that scene in the movie Beaches, when Bette Midler's character, C.C. Bloom is introduced to her blind date for the evening. She immediately feels compelled to share a lot about herself but at the same time looks for validation in someone else who she just met.
"Oh listen to me I'm going on and on about me- enough about me, what do you think of me?!"