A to Zing, Fun, Writing

April (Word) Showers

I've temporarily changed the old saying, April Showers bring May flowers,  to April Showers Bring Lots of Writing Hours. Last April I participated in the A to Z Blogging Challenge,  and this year I've decided to head to Camp for the month of April. Camp NaNoWriMo. I will still be reading the blog posts of those participating in the challenge,… Continue reading April (Word) Showers

Faith and Spirituality, Fun, Gratitude

TGIF – Gratitude Friday

Getting back to the Friday posts on gratitude that ended when the A to Z Blogging Challenge began. 🙂 The top three things I'm especially grateful for this past week: 1.)  Thursday afternoon off work to snuggle up with a light blanket and Roxie (my dog), a cup of tea and a good book while listening… Continue reading TGIF – Gratitude Friday

A to Zing, Fun, Writing

My Writing Process

I met the talented Rachel Carrera during the 2014 A to Z Blogging Challenge and was invited by her to participate in the Writing Process Blog Tour.  I've been reading the answers to the given questions by other bloggers who have participated and I have to say it's been enlightening to not only read about other writers, but to… Continue reading My Writing Process

A to Zing, Family, Gratitude, Quotes

“Z” is for…

Zoey and Zig Ziglar Yes, you read that correctly.  My favorite "Z" word in the whole world is Zoey, my precious granddaughter. There is none so perfect as she. 🙂 Especially in her sassy little leopard print dress. And Zig Ziglar? I couldn't think of a better way to end this remarkable blog challenge than… Continue reading “Z” is for…

Faith and Spirituality, Life Lessons, Writing

“D” is for…

Delete. One of my favorite keys on my computer?  That tiny little delete key. My biggest enemy on my computer?  That darn huge delete key! I love the delete key when I type something in error, or when I change my mind on what I've written.  Keeping the delete key depressed and watching the words quickly disappear is a… Continue reading “D” is for…

Fun, Writing

“C” is for…

  cre·a·tiv·i·ty /ˌkrieɪˈtɪvɪti, ˌkriə-/ Show Spelled [kree-ey-tiv-i-tee, kree-uh-]  noun 1. the state or quality of being creative. 2. the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination: the need for creativity in modern industry; creativity in the performing… Continue reading “C” is for…

Fun, Writing

Calm Before the Storm

Since I was at the NCW Writers Conference--which was amazing, by the way--and using every molecule of brain power trying to absorb everything I could, I didn't post my last usual Gratitude Friday and Weekend Quote posts.  But rest assured, tomorrow begins April and the A-Z Blogging Challenge, for 26 posts in 30 days.  God… Continue reading Calm Before the Storm