• Drained, But Doing It Anyway

    Drained, But Doing It Anyway

    I don’t feel like writing today.  Like at all.  That is an odd thing for me since I’m pretty geared up to write most of the time. I am an introvert, which means I recharge when I am by myself.  The holidays, having the kids home, visitors, etc is all catching up to me.  IContinue… Read more

  • One Million Words 2020 Challenge

    One Million Words 2020 Challenge

    One Million Word Challenge 2020 has commenced! One of the best decisions I ever made was two years ago deciding to attend my first writers conference.  That conference gave me information on more conferences.  My first LTUE (Life the Universe and Everything) conference was in February of 2018.  Who knew that such a decision wouldContinue… Read more

  • Overwatch League-When a non-gamer gets invested

    Overwatch League-When a non-gamer gets invested

    I’ve mentioned before that I’m not a gamer.  I live with gamers, but I’m not one.   My husband, Tod, and four kids are huge Overwatch fans.  The three oldest play with their father while the youngest watches, eager for the day that he too can take his ranks among them.  It is great bonding timeContinue… Read more

  • Keeping It Short

    Keeping It Short

    Yes, I do deliberately keep my blog posts short.  You are busy.  I’ll cut to the chase, hopefully give you something to think about, and you can get back to your day without too much of a delay. This might be a new record. You’re welcome.     Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Read more

  • Fresh Prince on Friendship

    Fresh Prince on Friendship

    Will Smith did this awesome video about evaluating who your friends are.  It is so important for everyone, particularly young people as they learn to navigate the world.  I’ve been talking to my kids a lot about this over the last year.  Each of them has had situations where they needed to examine aspects ofContinue… Read more

  • Hands on History

    Hands on History

    I had a fun opportunity a couple weeks ago to attend a field trip with my fourth grader.  This year in school they learned about the pioneers.  We live in Utah and the pioneers who settled here are a big deal.  They overcame a lot and are an example of perseverance and hard work. TheContinue… Read more

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