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How to be a Better Blogger

How to be a Better Blogger

Here’s my story Let me first start by saying this: It’s good to be back to writing again. Yes, I realized that I disappeared for a couple of months. I’ve been blogging here since 2009 and I’m usually pretty consistent with my postings. But life started to get in the way when September hit and … Continue reading

I Heart Hot Wings

I Heart Hot Wings

Another Writing Assignment I’ve been so busy with work these days that I haven’t had time to write for this blog. I made the executive decision today to give Jake the power over my blog again this week. Below is another one of Jake’s writing assignments. I’ll also include the teacher’s comments that she wrote … Continue reading

The Red Door Decision

The Red Door Decision

Everything that happens I’ve been doing quite a bit of thinking about messages this past year. One thing I’ve learned is this – everything that has happened, the people who I have met, challenges that I have faced and opportunities that were presented to me were put there for a reason. I may not know … Continue reading

Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now

Last month I read a post from fellow Yeah Write blogger Outlaw Mama called Overheard in the Carpool Line. Her post was about the things moms say to each other about other moms.  I commented because the stuff she talked about, happened to me. I was the mom they were talking about. I’m a working … Continue reading

Fierce Conversations

Fierce Conversations

I’m writing again I can’t begin to tell you how relieved I feel that I’m finally able to write again. I struggled the whole month of July with writer’s block (read the post here). One of my Australian newsletters that I follow used the term “productive dissatisfaction.” I took mental possession of that phrase last … Continue reading

Awww .. Ain’t that sweet?

Awww .. Ain’t that sweet?

Aww … Kate from the Did That Just Happen nominated me for the Super Sweet Blog Award. Aren’t you sweet to include me in your list of bloggers to follow? While I love this kind of stuff, the real reason I’m doing this post is because it gives me an excuse to pull some of … Continue reading

The Vortex

The Vortex

The World English Dictionary describes a Vortex as the following: any activity, situation, or way of life regarded as irresistibly engulfing I believe I have stumbled upon a vortex and for the life of me, I can’t figure this one out. I had another blog post for today but this vortex thing is weighing on … Continue reading

Start all over again

Start all over again

When my blogger friend Kate of Did That Just Happened posted this comment, I didn’t know what to say: I came searching your blog to see how the “no yelling” thing was going – I’ve been reading a blog of a few others that are doing Orange Rhino, and it sounds basically like the same … Continue reading

Vacation, Had to Get Away

Vacation, Had to Get Away

I realize I just came back from a week long vacation in Georgia but today’s post is not about my trip. Yeah, it was cool to get out town and get away from my scheduled world but this isn’t about me. This post is to help out my blogger friend Larry at Me, Myself and Kids … Continue reading