Happiness is abundant. It’s like the Force in Star Wars: an energy force created by all living things, it surrounds us, penetrates us and binds the galaxy (Universe) together… and yet so many find it elusive and fleeting. Why?
So where does the saying, “money is the root of all evil” come from? It is quoted from the Bible: For the love of money is the root of all evil:…1 Timothy 6:10 (KJV) Granted, the Bible states that it is the “love” of money that is the root of all evil, but how can […]
Peace and quiet. Finally, after yesterday’s day of celebration that started at three o’clock in the afternoon – fireworks blasting, zipping and booming – lasting well past midnight, Sunday morning brings blissful silence. Not even the leaves on the trees move this morning. I think they, like our wild animal friends in the woods out […]
Everything’s beautiful! Unaldulterated joy accompanied by sparklers, good food, sunshine… a day to celebrate and be grateful for the opportunity to enjoy and participate in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Always pursue happiness!
I never thought I would see the day when so many people bemoan the fact that the internet is exploding with… rainbows! Really? Let’s be honest, its not the rainbow you vehemently detest, its the celebration behind the rainbow. I can think of few things happier and more beautiful than a rainbow… maybe cheesecake… with […]
I love food! Actually, that’s an understatement. As someone who celebrates her biggest accomplishments of life with fabulous food – and by accomplishments I mean birthdays, anniversaries and days that end in ‘Y’ 🙂 – I’m not one to count calories, limit carbs or peruse the gluten-free section of the local grocery store. But I […]
I love to read and I love to get paid, so if someone was willing to pay me to read… hell yes! It should have been perfect… until it wasn’t.
I just might have to give this course a try and take Scrivener for a test drive. I have always been one for keeping things as simple as humanly possible when it comes to writing. I mean, if George R.R. Martin can write his epic novels in DOS, I think I can manage to self-publish […]
Kristin Lamb mentions and highly recommends the book “Plot and Structure” by James Scott Bell in her last post – I highly and emphatically second that, this book should be in every writer’s library! Mr. Bell also has a second book as a follow-up to “Plot and Structure” entitled “Super Structure” which is a current […]
I love the idea of this Zen practice: empty your mind on paper each morning!