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Chasing Classy Grit
Chasing Classy Grit
  I’m still incognito today. So, if you’re reading this, you’re really not; if anyone says you did, tell them they must be confused, because...  Read More
April Showers
April Showers
Until this very month of April, I had never actually taken a vacation before. Did you know that? Well, now you do. Umm… wow, vacationing...  Read More
Raising More Than Vegetables
Raising More Than Vegetables
Here in Kansas it’s been so windy and dry this last week that I’ve swapped Rosebud’s sunglasses out for her science goggles. She just turned...  Read More
Write My Story
Write My Story
With e-book publishing running rampant and a recession causing people to have all sorts of new experiences, it seems that everyone is jumping at the bit to get their own story out there.  Read More

Mompreneur

Purpose
Purpose
When I was in high school, I took a photography class, and rather than use a digital camera, a family member let me use his...  Read More
R&R Reflections
R&R Reflections
  When I re-prioritize the elements of my multiple businesses, I try to see patterns that will allow me to leverage the goals of one...  Read More
The Itsy Bitsy Spider Attacks
The Itsy Bitsy Spider Attacks
This is the sort of random post that caused me to remove all the previous posts from my blog for the new design. It’s not...  Read More
An Early American Governess
An Early American Governess
How young is too young to begin teaching children? There are those that children are taught every day from the moment they are born, and...  Read More

Writing Tips

Finding Inspiration
Finding Inspiration
  Where do you find your inspiration as a writer? Are you inspired by bits and pieces of life, snippets from books? Do you see...  Read More
Writing Style
Writing Style
Either you’re born a writer, or you’re not. Writers cannot be made; talents honed and sharpened, yes, but ability created? No. Do you believe that?...  Read More
How to Start Again
Life is a serious bummer sometimes. There I’ve said it. I know, I know… For...  Read More
Your Harshest Critic
“Life is messy, but you don’t have to be.” I’m not sure that’s actually a...  Read More
The Writing Habit
“My eyes sting, my hands are shaking, and the coffee is never strong enough. Welcome...  Read More