#MicroblogMondays 53: Stage and Screen

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* Josh and I got tickets to a Fathom Event....more

That Time the ChickieNob and I Had a Conversation About Names

Melissa: Hey ChickieNob. ChickieNob: Hi. Melissa: So I got this book....more

NaBloPoMo September 2015 Prompts

The theme for September's NaBloPoMo is LESSON. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in September -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more

Learn a Lesson With September's NaBloPoMo

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

NaBloPoMo September 2015 Blogroll

The theme for September is LESSONS! ...more

NaBloPoMo September 2015 Badges

The official badge for September 2015 NaBloPoMo is here! Grab it to place on your blog and show your readers you're posting every day this month. ...more

No Roundup

I mentally checked out this week....more

Before You Cared Whether You Were Good Enough

The second question (remember how I said I had three questions from the book) inspired from I’ll Give You the Sun comes later in the book when Noah realizes how much he loves painting for art’s sake....more

The Time I Broke My Glasses 3 Hours From Home

A few summers ago, the twins and I had this goat rodeo-like trip to the beach where everything went wrong....more

Why You Should Always Travel With a Backup Pair of Glasses

So we go rent bikes for a ride around the nature reserve. I'm standing there in my helmet, waiting for the guy to help me get a bike, when I decide to switch my glasses. I start to pull my glasses from my face, but it feels all wrong. It feels like glue being stretched across my face, and I can hear the people around me gasping. The lens in my glasses falls to the ground, and I hear the boy at the bike shop say, "Whoa... that sucks." ...more