Like many months, there’s been lots of ups and downs in September but this post is about smiling, dammit, so that’s what I’ll bring out–the sunny smiles. My Process Because I don’t usually remember particular days and when I specifically smiled, I have a process to jog my memory. First I go to my calendar… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile September 2018
I have approximately 1/2 hour to write a post and get it out today to stay on the path toward my goal of writing two blog posts per week, and posting them on Tuesdays and Saturdays from now until the end of the year. Failure to follow-through will have the consequence of either getting a… Continue reading Quick & Dirty (But Not in the X-rated Sense)
If my real goal is to become a real writer, it’s time to sh*t or get off the pot. I need to either fully embrace all the activities that will help me achieve my goal or give it up. I’ve gone along with my half-assed plan for years and it’s gotten me nowhere except more… Continue reading 120 Days Until the End of 2018 & What that has to do with Writing
Normally I don’t promote what I’ve written for another website on Bloggoneit but this time I’m going to, and here’s why. I had a goal today of creating a blog post. One simple blog post. That was my writing goal. It seemed easy enough at 7 a.m. but I had the same goal yesterday and… Continue reading Taking Advice from Tom
Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More by Courtney Carver is this month’s book club selection. Did I mention I started a book club last year out of loneliness? Soulful Simplicity is not a book I would have selected on my own but it certainly came into my life at the… Continue reading Stuff I Don’t Want to Do But Have to Do Anyway to Have a Better Life
I’m not sure if anyone has noticed but I haven’t been writing much here lately. I started another blog which took up all of my time but not in the way one would think. I focused so much mental energy on that blog but I never felt like it was going anywhere because it wasn’t.… Continue reading How Badly Do I Want It?
I It can get so old spending a tremendous amount of time in my head. I think far too much about these assignments from the 52 Weeks: 52 Ways to Love Your (Wild) Self. I wonder if these exercises are giving me a new perspective or is it adding to my never ending stress due… Continue reading Getting the Shoulds Out of My Vocabulary