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The Joy of a Full Plate

the joy of a full plate

Over the Thanksgiving Holiday  I cooked and baked in the kitchen preparing my favorite meal of the year. I took delight in the smells of summer savory from the roasting turkey, the hint cinnamon coming from the cranberry sauce simmering over the oven, and the subtle scent of chocolate turtle […]

Whispering Dreams

dreams are whispering

Each morning I wake-up with the whisper in my ear to “Write.“ It is a silent whisper that only I can hear and compels me to keep following my dreams. I have been blessed to work from home and navigate my own hours around my family. It is not my […]

Enlivening the Creative Path

Aspire (2)

I have developed a love for everything Instragram and each day I have attempted to participate in the Fat Mum Slim Photo a Day Challenge. I was providing daily taxi service to my children while  lost in thought I exclaimed, “I forgot the letter E!” My son looked at me […]

A Tailor’s Curse

nothing worth doing

  I am going to share with you the bleak story of Tailor Brown who never had the time to write because he was always hemming pants.  I forgot to mention that he hated hemming pants. But day and night he took care of his family’s dreaded  business. It was […]

The Joy of Skipping Rocks

rock jumping

On those quiet summer evenings there is a joy to skipping on rocks around the lake.  It requires some methodical contemplation surmising where you want to hop  next by assessing the size, shape, and proximity of the rock. In life we tackle those rocks each day sometimes they are smooth […]

The Creative Energy Suck

It happens when you least expect it! Your mind  gets lost in  a dark thicket and there is no escape! You  wake-up to realize you have been surrounded by the ill-tempered and they have zapped every once of your creative spark. They circle like old hags exclaiming again and again […]

A Year that Matters

I am going to be honest and reconcile that 2013 has not been the best year for me. I have been gritting my teeth, stalled in one place, and recognize that it is time to move forward on an unknown path. I have decided to move forward on this first […]

The Willpower Instinct

Kelly McGonial gives you the scientific reasoning as to why we act on our impulses and refrain from making positive choices in The Willpower Instinct.  It is an eye-opening account into the human mind as we struggle with the natural instinct of fight or flight and how it can hinder […]

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