Priorities, Priorities

Last night I was scanning the ‘net for ideas. The Tom Cruise inspiration was a hit, so I thought I would try my luck again.NaBloPoMo will do that to you. It’s day 10. I’m 1/3 of the way there.I came across this really (well, sort of ) interesting article in the LA times about the Olympic torch. It’s now in space.No joke....more

11 Blogging mistakes

I read a good article today called, 11 Common Blogging Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Audience’s Time on reading it I could identify with some of the mistakes, not too many of them I hope! The article is aimed more at commercial blogs but its well worth a read....more

What NOT to do to Impress your Teenager

I was fortunate to visit Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia in 2010, a rare opportunity which arose out of a work assignment.  Kuala Lumpur is a very beautiful city and there was lots to see but the thing that impressed me the most was the service. Everyone went out of their way to make sure you were happy and satisfied....more

Poetry Share Sunday - An Open Poem To god

An Open Poem To god Dear god, there has always been this: marrow inside of bone. Those retardedcells that drive nonage to adultery. Elizabeth’s cancerous swollen lips. I foolishly forgotthe wild dog story only to imagine a new one: confused bees pollinatingin early spring as she watered the waxing azaleas; a Queen’sroyalty misunderstood. It all boils down to sex: mother’sboney knees beneath motel sheets as I stared offinto the bends of brush strokes, art pinned...more

Inspiration Sunday – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Advocate For Military Rape Victims

With Veteran's Day approaching, as I write my Inspiration Sunday piece, I think immediately of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and her efforts to put an end to rape in the military. ...more

NaBloPoMo Day 9 - Habit Forming

I am definitely enjoying NaBloPoMo so far, that is if enjoy is the best word. There's certainly a thrill in the challenge....more

Queen of Idiots

Every so often, I do something really, REALLY stupid... Like walking into a store window holding a triple shot cappuccino when I'm having a really good hair day. ...more

Too dazed and tired

This cursed Daylight Savings still continues to impact the children and my sleep schedule, or lack thereof. I had gotten the twins to sleep. Then, I got the girls their dinner and got them taken care of. From there, I went to "rest," with the intent of getting up to write not only for the NaBloPoMo but to work ardently on my NaNoWriMo. I am frustrated I went a day without posting.I fell asleep until 4:30 am, when the twins woke up ready to conquer the world.Now I have some catching up to do....more

Are You Really Living?

 I ran across this quote while working on another blog post:“I don't want to drive up to the pearly gates in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails.