Look, Ma! I’m Writing!

Well, the reality of it all is that I’m really not writing. At least not much as perhaps I should be. Instead of sitting at my messy clutter covered desk and letting the words run amok, I have wasted countless hours perusing Facebook in ...Read More

What the World Needs is More Compassion

It started with a single idea. Something that would spread good throughout the world via the blogosphere. Positivity. Encouragement. Compassion. When I first learned about 1,000 Speak for Compassion I was immediately drawn to it. In recent years, I have often needed compassion from ...Read More

Yes I’m Fat. What of It?

BREAKING NEWS: I’m fat. Oh wait, that’s not breaking news. You see, lately I’ve had a miserable, no-life jackass commenting on my blog posts with statements like, “wow. you are huge.” and “do you need a crane to go outside?” Ordinarily I’d overlook this ...Read More

It’s Been Awhile…

Hello, friends! Yes, I am alive and yes, I am still blogging. It’s been awhile hasn’t it? Three weeks? That kind of time between posts doesn’t happen too often. I’m back now! After a cold knocked me on my ass for about a week ...Read More

I Punked My Best Friend

Raise your hand if you have at least one friend you know you can punk and playfully tease. You with me? One of my best friends (besides my husband that is) is someone I have known for just shy of 14 years. Someone I’ve ...Read More

If We Were Having Coffee…

Well hello, everyone. How you doin’? Thanks to friend and fellow blogger, Gene’o, I was recently introduced to If We Were Having Coffee created by Part Time Monster. Each week, bloggers are invited to write a post to their readers as though they’re sitting ...Read More

From Picky Eater to More Adventurous Eater

If you’re hungry while reading this, I strongly recommend grabbing a snack first. Food, and the picky eater I’ve been over the years, has been on my mind lately as I find clarity and understanding in my life. Got your snack? Awesome. I’ve found ...Read More

Well Hello, 2015. Nice to Meet You.

We’re only five days into 2015 but already things are a bit better than the mess that was 2014. My husband and I kicked off 2015 with a road trip to Truxton, Arizona to visit friends and have some fun in the snow. Another ...Read More

Help Save the Gasconade Bridge

Calling all history lovers, Route 66 enthusiasts, roadies and anyone else: The historic 90-year-old Gasconade Bridge near Hazelgreen, Missouri needs your help. On Dec. 18, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) suddenly closed the Route 66 bridge citing concerns with the structure and need ...Read More
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What the World Needs is More Compassion
Yup - Im Fat
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It’s Been Awhile…
If We Were Having Coffee
If We Were Having Coffee…
Look, ma! I'm writing!
Look, Ma! I’m Writing!
Good Writers are Good Readers
A Good Writer is a Good Reader
When the going gets tough
When the Going Gets Tough
Why I Write
Why I Write
Fenders
It’s Been Awhile…
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Tis the Season to Be Blogging…Or Not.
Website Design 101
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How to Be a Better Blogger
Hello 2015
Well Hello, 2015. Nice to Meet You.
Gasconade Bridge
Help Save the Gasconade Bridge
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