Wednesday Wisdom

April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

"Be awake to inspiration. . .it's not on YouTube or Facebook." Laurie Halse Anderson

Wednesday Wisdom

April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

"Work without a net." Matt Phelan

Throwback Thursday

April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Going back to 1933 for this one: eighty-four years ago, to be exact. This rapscallion was born in Beaverton, Oregon, though most of his growing up happened in Seattle. I [...]

Wednesday Wisdom

April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

"Another word for hope is book." Rita Williams-Garcia

Friend Friday

January 27th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration, Uncategorized|

Nanci Turner Steveson is a repeat Friend Friday essayist. Her new book, Georgia Rules (Harper Collins) is not out for a few more months (don't worry; I'll remind you closer [...]

Friend Friday

December 16th, 2016|inspiration, Uncategorized, writing|

If you follow Friend Friday, you know I usually use this feature to celebrate writers; for most of this month, however, I am celebrating readers. And 2016 will end with [...]

Wednesday Wisdom

September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Anais Nin

Wednesday Wisdom

September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Believe there is a great power silently working for all things good, behave yourself and never mind the rest. Beatrix Potter

Wednesday Wisdom

September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Hard times always lead to something great. Betsey Johnson

Wednesday Wisdom

September 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

One of the oldest and most generous tricks that the universe plays on human beings is to bury strange jewels within us all, and then stand back to see if [...]