Day 5 - List 5 places you want to visit Israel The Maldives Turks & Caicos Hawaii Australia I bet you can't tell I love tropical beaches! If someone gave you $100,000 and told you the only stipulation is you have to go to the airport, buy a ticket and fly anywhere in the world, where would … Continue reading Where Do You Want to Go Next?
Day 4 - Write about someone who inspires me. I hate this prompt. It does not inspire me. No one inspires me. Everyone inspires me. I am inspired to do nothing. I am inspired to do something. I am inspired when I am already committed to something else. I am inspired at 2:00 am. I am inspired … Continue reading This is Not Inspiring
Day 3 - What are your top three pet peeves? A big pet peeve for me is when someone asks for advice and then does the opposite, or they keep saying "okay" but it is clear that it is not okay and they are just perturbed the advice is not what they want to hear. It totally … Continue reading A Pet Named Peeves
Day 2 - Write something that someone told you about yourself that you never forgot. I was at a conference/retreat a few years ago where the theme was diamonds. It had to do with how are each truly a diamond on the inside. For some it may take years of digging, shaping and polishing, but we all have the potential to shine … Continue reading Shine Bright Like a Diamond
I am going to try a 30 day writing challenge. I am hoping to get some others I know to try too. Mostly though I am doing this for me, so that I can develop some consistent writing habits and not run into writer's block. Day 1 - List 10 things that make you really happy. The … Continue reading Writing Challenge Day 1
See I have two amazing daughters. They are each in their mid-twenties. They are each married. The each have two kids. That's about where the similarities end. Pocahontas The older one is easily described as "paint with all the colors of the wind". She loves color and creativity. Everything has a personality, even inanimate objects. She … Continue reading Pocahontas & the Hulk
I love to take polls, so I decided to incorporate them into my blog and see how it goes. Here is the very first one:
This quote is kicking my butt. There is so much truth to it, but it is still so difficult to write the words. There are stories to tell, yes, but what will they cost? I've already paid a huge price by just living inside of them, and while I cannot lose some of the same things … Continue reading They’re My Stories I’ll Tell Them If I Want to…maybe.
I was 10 when he said my grandmother could no longer buy me Easter dresses because he wanted to do so. I was 11 the only year he did. That same year he wanted to buy my bathing suit and my first bra. He continued to be interested to a degree when or if ("if" because now … Continue reading No More Easter Dresses
All I Have to Do is Dream The mind is an awesome and terrible thing. As I sit here, I cannot flush away thoughts of the bad dream I had last night. It has just enough basis in reality that it could have happened, and yet it did not. It was just a dream. Party … Continue reading Dream a Little Dream of Me…having an arguement with my brother in a hallway of rooms filled with people in a building in which I’ve never been?