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The Next Bestseller

Which would I prefer to be, an obscure novelist whose work will be admired and studied by a select few for decades, or a popular paperback author whose books give pleasure to millions? The best selling author, absolutely.  Sure it would be fun to earn a Pulitzer or Nobel Prize for Literature, but that isn’t…

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Sharing My World – Week 32

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) Do you prefer ketchup or mustard? Mustard, absolutely.  Ketchup is an abomination.  If you don’t know what it is, be thankful.  You aren’t missing anything.  There is actually a National Mustard Museum in Middleton, Wisconsin. …

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Recording My Introvert Life

I took on a new project this weekend.  I wanted to find a way to keep my journals safe and accessible without having to print them on paper.  I keep a daily journal, and I do it electronically.  My handwriting is awful, and my typing can keep up with my thinking better than scrawling words…

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Stuttering, oh my!

I was a stutterer as a child but worked my way out of it enough that I was able to be on the high school debate team.  I once gave a speech to 1500 people.  I’m a good public speaker.  Now that I’m older, I’m finding that my mind reverts to stuttering when I’m tired…

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Confessions of a burned out blogger

I haven’t been blogging for a while, except for occasional Share Your World posts.  Oh, I’ve wanted to.  I’ve missed you.  I know I still have old friends to play with and new friends to meet.  But the truth is that I burned myself out and needed a break. Some of you have commented that…

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Sharing My World – Week 31

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) If you had your own talk show, who would your first three guests be? (guest can be dead, alive, famous or someone you just know) This was a tough question.  I was stumped at first. …

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Sharing My World – Week 30

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) List 2 things you have to be happy about. What, only two????  I did much better this year at Qigong retreat than last year.  It’s a validation that I’m growing, healing, gaining in every way. …