A Quick Word

mouse, mammal, grass, stones, field mouse

Just a quick word about the things I "sort of promised" in a recent post on October 22, 2020. In that post, I mentioned potential writings in the works as well as some book reviews. Quoting Robert Burns's words in his poem, To a Mouse: The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft…

2020 Word :: Renewal

renewal, plum tree, ice, spring

Choosing a word for 2020 has been a slow process for me. There were many I could have chosen and almost did. Yet they didn't seem to fill the bill, so to speak.   Simultaneously, I started my word search and reading Leeana Tankersley's book. Tankersley's book, The Brave Practice of Releasing Hurt & Receiving…

True Confessions

Remember the magazine True Confessions? As an adolescent, I sneaked my sister-in-law's copies of True Confessions to the creek banks. I'm not sure why I thought I had to take them to the creek behind the home where she and my brother lived, but I did.   The words "true confessions" have been playing havoc with my mind…

Deadlines

eleventh hour, clock, late, deadlines, schedules

Deadlines are a component of writing, blogging, and appointment keeping. You have to schedule a certain time for your new post to hit your readers' inboxes or social media. A doctor's appointment must be kept so we set a deadline by which we need to be parked and in his office. Writing often requires submissions…