The Value of Networking

Do you participate in networking with other writers or freelancers in other areas of specialization? In my experience, networking has made significant differences in my productivity, my time management, and my overall sense of “community” with like-minded people. Let’s face it, everyone needs encouragement from time to time. Accountability partners provide a valuable service, as … Read more

National Clean Off Your Desk Day – aka DeClutter!

Really, there seems to be a day for everything – and according to the Ultimate Blog Challenge suggestion for today, it is National Clean Off Your Desk Day!!  Ironically enough, this topic was the focus for at least a couple different writing groups, as well.   It makes sense. Even when you try your best … Read more

Amazing New Year’s Fireworks from London

Since we are just about one week into our new year of 2012, I wanted to share this video of London’s amazing fireworks display. What was your favorite part of this fireworks display? I watched more than one version, and I was awed by the brilliance of the colors, the length of time and number … Read more

My Mom Passed Away Six Months Ago

It doesn’t seem possible, but my Mom passed away six months ago today. My Dad is also gone, since September 2, 2002. It’s odd to think of myself and my three siblings as “orphans,” since we’re all adults – but one of the church leaders who led Mom’s memorial service talked to us shortly after … Read more

National Hobby AND Hot Tea Month – How Convenient!

Happy National Hobby Month – oh, and Happy Hot Tea Month! How convenient that they both occur in the same month! While I occasionally partake certain other beverages, hot tea is definitely my drink of choice, especially during cold New England winters. I frequently sip tea while planning my next project, or refill my tea … Read more

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