“Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings” ― John Gillespie Magee Jr. Related articles The Hight Flight of John Gillespie (staypoetic.com) High Flight (seanjreeves.wordpress.com)
At first glance it could really go any direction, a NaBloPoMo just sounds dirty to me. Sometimes, it is. NaBloPoMo is a challenge I do each year through BlogHer. Each day of the month you write a new blog post. You write every day… without complaints, without reason, and sometimes without a filter, and to me… Continue reading What the hell is a NaBloPoMo?
Like almost every American woman over the age of 40, I am at that place where things that I once thought were important have slid back and moved into a different priority. Day after day we are presented with images of what makes us look “pretty” or “successful” or even better, “happy.” Most of those things… Continue reading Life Lessons after Turning 40
“Stop getting side tracked and write.” This is the thing I say to myself most often. As a blogger, I know that there are so many traps to suck up my time. But it is really hard to avoid some of those tricky situations that often sideline my writing. I work from home, not only… Continue reading 5 Essential Tips for Bloggers To Keep Focused.
There have been times that I truly wish could have lingered on a little longer. Moments when I knew this was one of the best moments of my life and I wanted to hold on to them. Sometimes in daydreams I go back in time, trying to feel that specialness again. They sit on the… Continue reading Let it Linger
I make a few dollars a month from doing ads. And the Cricut affiliate program has given me permission to send a few bloggers over to them to sign up for the Cricut affiliate program. It’s easy stuff. You just add a widget to your sidebar, then you start making money when people click through… Continue reading Make some extra cash blogging with Cricut.
When we got married, we had a lot of crazy things on our minds. For us, it was already complicated. We started things off by throwing every obstacle in the world at our marriage. We launched right into having a family, not a small one.. one cute kid and a dog, but a large one… Continue reading In sickness and in health
This week’s challenge is to tackle the power of feeling totally helpless. Write about it, feel the emotions that come with it, and let it free. Don’t forget to post it on your blog or your Facebook and post the link here in the comment section. You can also post your links on our Facebook… Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge – Helpless
Dear Wife of my Ex, I am supposed to hate you. You are my replacement. The woman he loves, the one that swept in and made him feel all better. You get to go to bed with him every night, wake up every morning with my High School “True Love” boyfriend. And I am supposed… Continue reading Dear Wife of my Ex-boyfriend
This is the time of year when the kids are trying to pack in as much fun and excitement as humanly possible. Moms and Dads are trying to figure out how to get the kids to find a routine, enjoy the last days of summer vacation, and still find time for school shopping. But… Continue reading August’s Theme of the Month: Back to School
I’m not always easy, in fact I am a difficult pain in the ass. But it is who I am and something I am completely at peace with being. I see things in black and white sometimes. Not because I am a hard-ass and just want things my way, but because it is my coping… Continue reading Thoughts on Growing Up.
Have an extra special piece that you think is awesome and want to share it? This week I am looking for a few people willing to share their creative talents and be our featured Guest Bloggers. Articles must be 100 percent unique and well-written in English. The word count should fall between 500 to 1000 words.… Continue reading Guest Bloggers Wanted.
“Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair We are all there sometimes, when it feels as if there is nothing left in your soul but hurt. It… Continue reading Cry til you can’t anymore…
Interview with Bartholomew Korbyn Tell us a little bit about yourself. From the top. My name is Bartholomew Korbyn, or so I like that persona, that extension of myself, to be called. A bit of mystery never hurts so I chose the name many years ago as a pseudonym. I’m twenty-four, hailing from Backwater; which… Continue reading DWF Interviews – Bartholomew Korbyn
Being a blogger can be both a challenge and a complete bore. Truthfully there’s no boss hanging over your head telling you that you need to be more productive, no deadlines other than your own, and creativity is all on you. More than once I have sat here trying to find my “motivation” and came up… Continue reading What’s a blogger to do?