July 5th Prompt: Who was the first blogger you ever emailed with off-blog? Tell us about how you felt from that first exchange.Honestly, I have absolutely NO IDEA who the first person I ever emailed with off-blog was! That may sound kind of shallow, but it was just THAT long ago and it was such a short conversation, but it's also a conversation that gave me a bit of confidence....more
I made a goal and reached it: I blogged every day for 30 days. It made me a leaner writer: no wasted words. I posted original work, no re-dos. Hubby told me I was defeating the purpose if I did. I guess it would be like double counting a workout on Tuesday to make up for not working out on Sunday. At times it was hard, like giving up chocolate, but in the end, I'm really glad I took the challenge.
Tonight I was going to write a post about It's a Small World being the most under appreciated and over-complained about attraction at Disneyland, and I was going to add plenty of photos. An hour later, I'm exasperated, as my photo albums are a frightful mess! I only found a few that I wanted to use, and I know there are more, and I absolutely refuse... refuuuuse... to make that post without those ones that strayed off. So maybe tomorrow?...more
I promised my friend I would go to see his production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. But I’ve never seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show and, aside from some scantily clad cross-dressing, I do NOT know what I’m getting myself into. I do know that we’re not allowed to throw things like they do in the movie theaters because apparently it’s rude to throw things at people.So I decided to watch the 1975 movie in preparation…...more
It is November, the month that brings us NaNoWriMo, NaBloPoMo, Movember, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, American Thanksgiving and lots and lots of gratitude. Writer's Quote Wednesday will focus on gratitude this month....more
The new Starbucks holiday cup offends me. No, not my Christian sensibilities, but my creative sensibilities. Its minimalist approach has well been done before... the Hefty red solo cup which has been around since the 1970s. It's boring and lacks originality....more
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