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More Inspiration and Motivation

Inspiration and Motivation are funny things. Sometimes we have all kinds and sometimes we seem to be running on empty. Sometimes both can come from unexpected things. As I said in the blog last week, I was running on empty … Continue reading

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Where does inspiration come from?

Inspiration for stories can come from almost anywhere. Sometimes, even when you don’t think the subject matter in question is for your stories. This past weekend I attended the year-end workshop of our local Romance Writers group. It was amazing. … Continue reading

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The end of May

The last full week of May is upon us. Where has the first 5 months of the year gone? I’ve been in a writing slump and have not managed to finish anything worthwhile to send to an editor, let alone … Continue reading

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Change or Rest?

“They” say a change is as good as a rest, so I took a much-needed break from writing to fill up my creative soul. For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been working on different types of crafts. My grandchildren … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2017

Friday April 21 is Earth Day. The theme this year for Earthday.ca is “Earth Play for Earth Day”. I won’t give you a “when I was a kid” story. I know, I used to roll my eyes when I heard … Continue reading

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Pet Day

Today is Pet Day. I can’t remember a day in my life that I didn’t have a pet. Mostly dogs and cats but I have also had a rabbit, a rat, and lots of fish. Each has held a part … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Sunshine

Mother Nature has her own agenda and nothing the calendar or the groundhog says will change her mind. We had snow on Sunday and there is a Special Weather Statement for our area for tonight and tomorrow. The statement suggests … Continue reading

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Where has the time gone?

One year Anniversary Really? This week marks my one year anniversary as a Retired person. Well, at least in the employer/employee realm. I still work, for myself now a days. I left my full-time job at the end of March … Continue reading

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Guilt

According to Webster’s Dictionary this is the definition of the word: 1: responsibility for having done something wrong and especially something against the law. 2: a feeling of shame or regret as a result of bad conduct. And, according to … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Green

This Friday is St. Patrick’s Day. With the name O’Toole I have no choice but to celebrate, right?. We will have stew made with Guinness Beer and Irish soda bread to go with it. I can’t wait! Of course, I … Continue reading

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