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Time to Vote

It is time to vote between the two contestants that qualified by doing a minimum of 5 of the 7 challenges in the Week of Words blog challenge. Please take … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Regrets? Yeh, I’ve Had a Few

I have been prompted today to talk about “regrets”. We all have them. If you say you don’t, then you are either a very lucky person or are quite possibly … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 10 Comments

BLOGGER CHALLENGE: A Week of Words

I am issuing a new “Blog Challenge” and sincerely hope everyone participates. TIMELINE OF CHALLENGE:  Starts – Monday September 9th Ends – Sunday September 15th, 2013 12 am PST *This … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 24 Comments

Three Good Reasons to Participate in the “Daily Prompt”

The question posed by WordPress is this, “Are writing prompts a useful exercise, or do you find them to be too limiting and/or hokey?” Writing prompts come in many sizes … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

WordPress, Are You F*#@ing With Me?

On Monday, July 22, 2013 I participated in the WordPress DPChallenge “Pinch Me” and posted,  “Recipe For A Journalist”. On Tuesday (yesterday), July 23, 2013, I finished writing a piece on … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Recipe For A Journalist

INGREDIENTS: 1 pkg. thick skin 1 bag tenacity 3 c. integrity 2 c. resourcefulness 2 c. discipline 1 c. business savvy 1 c. commitment 1/4 c. introspection 1/4 c. open-mindedness … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 8 Comments

Separation Anxiety

It is said that, “Home is where the heart is” and it must be true because my chest feels empty thinking about how far away my kids are. And my … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Will You Remember Me?

My life as an activist and journalist has taken me to unusual places and it has provided me with a unique perspective of — not just our government, but also … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

Words

Too often we speak with little-to-no regard of how our words may be received. “Sticks and Stones” have got nothing on words and the damage they do. And, although any word can … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 9 Comments

I’ll Show You My Privates, Kind Of…

Years ago when I got really involved as an activist, it never occurred to me that everything I was doing would wind up in someone else’s web search, most often … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Do 15 New Things in 30 Days

When I first started this blog, not only did I want to create a place to gather myself (literally and figuratively) I also wanted to challenge myself to do something … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 18 Comments

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