The Inspiration from the World


Everyone has the power to be an inspiration to others. With everything they do in their life. You can use your experiences to give advice to others who might be going through the same problems in their life. It gives you great satisfaction to be an inspiration to others who you might not know what … Continue reading The Inspiration from the World

Announcing Writing 201: Finding Your Story


This is going to be an interesting thing to do!

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I’m all for the scissors. I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.

— Truman Capote

Last month, we hosted Writing 101: Building a Blogging Habit, a write-every-day course over twenty days. Writing 101 focused on building a daily habit, experimenting with different kinds of writing, and engaging with others in the Commons. A finished product — a published post — wasn’t necessarily the ultimate goal, but more the result of working and thinking through the challenges we shared each day.

As we noticed in Writing 101, all of you have stories to tell. But sometimes it’s a challenge translating our life experiences into stories. We don’t spend enough time reflecting and rewriting, especially in our digital age where social media and other technologies push us daily to react, keep up, and keep moving.

A course on rewriting and editing

Roald Dahl once said that “good writing is essentially rewriting,” and…

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Random Thought throughout the Day! Part 2


Okay this is a work in progress continued from a previous post! Please feel free to comment. Trying to get into my creative mindset!   The crazy woman in the cabin in the woods decided to go into town again to pick up some things that she was low on to keep her stocked throughout … Continue reading Random Thought throughout the Day! Part 2

Random Thoughts Throughout the Day! Part 1


This is still a work in progress. It is just random thoughts while writing. It is quite amazing how your story ends up going in different directions when you write.  Feel free to comment, and criticize all you like! The children laughed about how this story ended up where it did!   Living in the … Continue reading Random Thoughts Throughout the Day! Part 1

The Lovely Splendor of the Outdoors 2


One of the baby hawks that is living in the heritage oak tree that is in our front yard. Beautiful flowers that you can look at during the spring, and summer months. The best picture of the flower’s in our front flower bed this year! I absolutely love these flowers. An Absolutely beautiful piece to … Continue reading The Lovely Splendor of the Outdoors 2

Winding Roads Of Beauty


You know living in the mountains presents you with the beauty and scenic brilliance. The roads are windy and seem like they never stop. The beauty of the mountains can leave you with the feeling of completeness. Stepping out on your porch to see the mountains with the sun shining on them with all their … Continue reading Winding Roads Of Beauty

Second Week of Biology Homeschool


The second week of biology and the questions keep coming. Of course, this is going to be an interesting subject for the children to learn. Looking forward to the outcome  because this is going to be a wonderful course. You have to make up your own questions and sometimes that is better in the long … Continue reading Second Week of Biology Homeschool

First week of Biology Homeschool


Well the first week of biology is going to be quite interesting to say the least. This is something that the children need to learn therefore, she is going to teach them all about biology. Of course, these are easy questions but in the course of this year they will become harder to allow the … Continue reading First week of Biology Homeschool

Our Children are Precious


In the last couple of weeks she has heard about parents leaving their children in the car with the high temperatures. How can you not know that your children are in the car? How can you turn a blind eye to not making sure that your children are safe at the proper places? She cannot … Continue reading Our Children are Precious

350 Followers and More to come!!!!!


You know when starting this blog in October of 2011 her heart was not in writing. Of course, there were some obstacles to overcome before she could fully invest her time in writing other articles instead of just writing in her journal. A couple of years had gone by without working on the blog that … Continue reading 350 Followers and More to come!!!!!