GONE FISHIN’

I just wanted to remind everyone that I will be officially on vacation starting today, March 31, 2015 through April 4, 2015. See you when I get back from my much needed break.  I intend on spoiling a couple of my sweet granddaughters Maleah, and Arianna.

Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up from 3/24/15

Welcome to the WRITER’S QUOTE WEDNESDAY Weekly Wrap-Up where our writers highlight their photographic and writing talent by making up their own quotes, or sharing quotes from our favorite authors.  There is NO Writer’s Quote Wednesday Post this week.  I am on vacation from 3/31/15 –4/4/15. I love all the hard work that goes into … Continue reading Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up from 3/24/15

The Quickest Plot Structuring Tool There Is

I have been looking for this. Perfect!

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The Quickest Plot Structure Tool There Is

I used to be an over plotter. A plotter who annoyed herself because she couldn’t do anything until she had planned ten ways to Sunday. Thank god I came to my senses and pulled the rod out of my arse!

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Mindful Monday–Food Mindfulness

Welcome to Mindful Monday!  I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to.  Each week I try to self discover new things about myself. This week, my friend Lia, from the Lifestyles of Lia, … Continue reading Mindful Monday–Food Mindfulness

Aging Disgracefully

I loved this take on aging disgracefully! Read what my friend Deborah has to say!

Notes Tied On The Sagebrush

I detest labels, stereotypes, and being put in a box. I have always been a bit of a rebel and will fight for your and my right to be different. Oh, how I hate conformity, how people are encouraged to march along in lock step, and never question anything. I hate group think. Pop think. Fads. Everyone following along with everyone else. This all being said, I really liked a post I read by Margaret Manning on her new site Boomerlycalled  The Secret Life of Modern Grandmothers.  I am not a grandmother yet but I am getting older and refuse to climb into a box , be labeled, and be expected to be any particular way that fits a stereotype of an older person.

I have read all these article about aging gracefully and I bristle. I want to be like the little girl who got her clean, frilly dress covered…

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11 Signs of a Spiritual Awakening

Additional information here about spiritual awakenings!

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Spiritual awakening is an ongoing process of becoming a Whole Person. One who is balanced in Male and Female energy, and nurturing both themselves and those around them.

spiritualawakening2It happens as one is growing through the process of discerning truth in the world around you, and continually reaching higher and higher peaks of awareness, also known sometimes as simply “getting it”. It is what Maslow calls ‘self-actualization,’ Carl Jung calls ‘individuation,’ and other psychologists call ‘a fully functioning human being’ or ‘a complete self.’

This is both an internal and external sense of transformation that takes place, making the experience one that effects and is effected by the individual as well as all of those around you through a change in character, personal expression, and kindness that is displayed.  The purpose of this article is to focus on some of the stuff that people who experience…

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Ephemeral Fairy Swamp

Fairy Swamp is changing quickly here in Pensacola, Florida, as emerald leaves frame this image in time.  The bright green leaves of spring will soon give way to the cool darkness of the summer swamp.  The leaves and vines will soon be thick, making it near impossible to see into the murky waters, that today … Continue reading Ephemeral Fairy Swamp

A Tainted Kiss

Welcome to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge!  Every week, Ron gives us a couple of words to work with for prompts in our haiku.  I like to play with words a bit and see where it takes me.  This week, I submit for your viewing pleasure: A tainted kiss stains - the beauty of our … Continue reading A Tainted Kiss