Monthly Archives: November 2011

Finding Thankfulness: I Love This Bar

We all know that our work greatly impacts our lives. The full-time employee and the stay-at-home mom both have a ton of things to do, but the way they spend their days is very different. A computer programmer and a … Continue reading

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Writerly Update: Lessons Learned

It has been a little while since I updated on my writing ventures, so here we go.  I’ve been learning some interesting lessons recently as I’ve navigated this weird and wonderful writing world. 1. Go with the Flow I am … Continue reading

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Finding Thankfulness: Getting it Down in Writing

In last Friday’s round of Life List Club guest posts, Jess Witkins lit up Hawleyville with her discussion on being thankful for the small things and keeping a gratitude journal. I say “lit up,” because I think that’s exactly what … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for …Ice Water

  Welcome to another round of Life List Friday. This week, I’m both happy and thankful to be once again hosting the most awesome Jess Witkins . Once you’ve visited with Jess here, hop on over and see me and my pink house at Marcia … Continue reading

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Being Thankful for the Thankless

When people ask me what I do at work, I usually just respond with “I do computer stuff for a university.” For most, that is more than enough detail. Let’s be honest. If you’re talking to a firefighter or a pilot, a … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Writer in Your Life

I’m one of those people who gets annoyed when I walk into a store and see Christmas decorations on display before we even get through Halloween. But Halloween is over now, and although we haven’t hit Thanksgiving yet many of us have started our … Continue reading

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Finding Thankfulness 1: He Talked About the Deer

  Attention: The Walking Dead fans who are a bit behind on Season 2, beware this post, or at least catch up on the series before you read. Spoilers from Episode 3 ahead. We’re all far from perfect, and I’m … Continue reading

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