Week Two-Cultivate beauty and elegance...

“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” ― Scott Westerfeld...more

Week two-Cultivate Beauty and Elegance with...Maple

The truth is… I need to plant a wish for these sentiments this week! My yard is neither beautiful nor elegant.  These pictures of the dead flowers in my yard go in the sad, but true, category!Before you browse these pictures….and in my defense, it has been a very long winter in the Northeast-it started early with another Halloween storm and it didn’t end until the beginning of April!...more

Spring = Renewal

  As the sleeping gardens awaken, so too, shall we wake.I can feel it, the stirring in the air and the sun’s rays chasing the chill away. I can hear it from the returning blue-jay’s song and I know it’s true when I see the plants peeking through, emerging from under winter’s  blanket…A new cycle, a chance to begin again…...more

The Tuesday Seven

I just loved this cat in Whitley Bay.1. I’m writing this from my desk in the study while the cat is trying to open the closet door (he’s an expert at such things.) I finally got back into working this afternoon....more

Cost of Writing: Priceless

Northern Goldsmiths, Blackett Street, Newcastle, EnglandI’m back at my desk before 9:30 on a cloudy Wednesday morning in July. I have my large pot of Starbuck bold brew and I’m ready to get back to work. However, I’m at the blog, typing this out instead of re-reading what I should have been working on in June. Why? It’s what I do....more

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I'm in College, Again.

I am an adult college student with physical and invisible disabilities.  It is possible to re-invent yourself, and do so with a smile, even when you're not at your best.  I am grateful for all I have.  I love the written word, and my goal is to help others and find adventure along the way....more

BlogHer Conference Update - - November 23, 2011

Happy Wednesday and long weekend for us here in the US due to the Thanksgiving holiday, so this will be brief:...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - November 19, 2011

Happy weekend, my friends! I hope this finds you well and getting ready for the holiday season (I can't believe I am typing that -- ack!). We are gearing up and getting ready for the end of the year and for an exciting 2012....more