“Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.” ~ E. L. Doctorow Gimme ALL the coffee Happy NaNoWriMo everybody! Today marks the beginning of an insanely crazy month. Where sleep depravity is real, word sprints a daily exercise, Stopping mid conversation to jot something down isn’t rude, and not having enough coffee is a potentially ….
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” ~ Jimmy Dean Cha-Cha-Changes Change while at times can be incredibly scary is something I tend to embrace and welcome. With the changing of seasons and whether, I tend to look at it as new beginnings. I re-evaluate where I am, ….
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” ~ Coretta Scott King THANK YOU JAMIE! I was generously nominated by the incredible Jamie at Don’t Give A Jam for not one, but TWO awards! Since life has been insane, I haven’t gotten around to doing them until now. But I honestly can ….
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll Missing Charleston Since I came back from Charleston, life has been all kinda of hectic with many ups and downs, (The reason my Charleston posts took forever to upload and I have been horrible about communication. I am sorry guys!) I won’t ….
“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.” ~ Steve Jobs Apple I promise you this ….
Hello Dear Readers! I know! I know! I have been radio silent and just a tad (okay a lot!) flighty about posting, commenting, responding and just all around communication. Feel free to break-up with me, because I have been slacking in the most important part of a relationship! But I swear! I pinky promise! I have a great, albeit muse ….
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas! Mine was absolutely incredible, yet pretty low key as I spent it with family. Their was such joy watching my nephews and niece take delight in the magic that is Santa. They fill ….
“Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.” Octavia E. Butler Struggling It seems like every quote I come across lately has spoken to my soul and this one in particular is yelling, I have been struggling something fierce the last few months. To be honest, I wasn’t sure if I could do NaNoWriMo. In fact besides ….
“Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in.” ~ Louise Brown Ten Years First, Holy Expletive! Ten years! Ten years I have put myself through this torture. Ten years of word sprints, hundreds upon thousands of words, (over five hundred thousand) thirty days (three ….
“A lot of my friends have tattoos; I realized that it’s not only just a part of pop culture, but a bit of a map on someone’s body, which says something about people. A part of their life, like an armor or a crest.” ~ Christian Louboutin Tattoos While tattoos might be considered controversial, they can be dated as far ….