Beware the Sugar Cravings

Image Credit: Mert Guller “He wasn’t in it for the caffeine fix?” “Nah, man; he’s in it for the sugar.” “The sugar?” “Oh yeah, man. The sugar. That shit gets a grip of a fella and don’ let go. It be all like, taking over. Once you get a taste of it, daaaamn……” “So what you’re saying is the rat,” “Mouse.” “Mouse?” “Mouse.” “So what … Continue reading Beware the Sugar Cravings

Autumn Writing Thoughts

  Autumn Had I a had a daughter, she most certainly would have been named Autumn. By extension, embracing my writer within, whom I am embracing with loving arms – Grace and Space – deserves to be that daughter I would have lavished lovingly with support, encouragement, and praise 🙂 So here’s to me as I keep on writing – lavishing myself lovingly with the … Continue reading Autumn Writing Thoughts

100 Word Wednesday: Week 46

Image Credit: Mert Guller Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 46

Wind-Up Week 45: 100 Word Wednesday

Image Credit: Brooke Lark Week 45 Thanks for stopping by for Week 45 of 100 Word Wednesdays! NaNoWriMo continues! Write On, Writers! I am looking forward to catching up on reading all your wonderful stories and hope you are able to read and comment on each others as you have time as well! Thank you for being here ❤ What moved you? Please take a … Continue reading Wind-Up Week 45: 100 Word Wednesday

Dishes Don’t Matter

Image Credit:  Brooke Lark “Don’t worry, leave the dishes. I want to show you something.” “Oh, it won’t take a minute – let me just get these in the water,” “But mom, I was hoping we could look at these pictures together.” “Why don’t you guys go on ahead and go. You’ve got so many things to do! I’m going to get back in the … Continue reading Dishes Don’t Matter

Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s talk Turkey! We not only talk about gratitude, traditions, and history, but also lies proliferated by the White Man and the impact these have on our existence. My young men have to understand the mistakes other white men have made and be empathetic to the struggles of all of us who are not born white males. My guys are pretty fabulous, but they’ll have … Continue reading Let’s Talk Turkey

100 Word Wednesday: Week 45

Image Credit  Brooke Lark Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check my … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 45

Wind-Up Week 44: 100 Word Wednesday

Week 44 Thanks for stopping by for Week 44 of 100 Word Wednesdays! Holy Cow! My first month getting back into the swing of 100 Word Wednesdays has been much slower than anticipated!This past week I tried making some adjustments to my blog – looking at different themes offered by WordPress and trying to fix broken links – when I accidentally changed the theme. Altogether. … Continue reading Wind-Up Week 44: 100 Word Wednesday

November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

Keeping on top of homeschooling, traveling, blogging; being a mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend, mother, woman, blogger….. am a bit obsessive about planning. Getting all the dots lined up, all the items checked off, is part of the process. This month I’m keeping track of my time and my habits with this weekly spread. I’d been bopping back and forth between my ending Happy Planner, … Continue reading November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

NaNoWriMo 2017 – Word Count Shout Out!

I am knee-deep in my NaNoWriMo 2017 novel writing – when October comes to an end, I gear up and get ready to write my fingers off! I find the fluidity of writing on paper allows the words to flow more freely, but many of you fellow NaNoWriMo’ers find your groove on your laptops. Smithing words, constructing sentences, creating dialoug and drama, building tension, using … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 – Word Count Shout Out!