What I’m up to… trying to focus

Thomas Frank on YouTube “How to Focus Your Priorities and Narrow Down Your Interests - College Info Geek” really struck a chord in me. I look up tips and tricks for focus and productivity, but this video really helped me understand what I was doing wrong. He talks about a story about Warren Buffet’s advice … Continue reading What I’m up to… trying to focus

Halloween 2014 and blog posts

I ended up not dressing up this year. I tried to work on a costume but got so frustrated with the number of mistakes and mishaps, I figured I’d just be me (which is scary enough). Daniel, meanwhile, selected to make a candy dispenser. He did this before, but this version is updated to be … Continue reading Halloween 2014 and blog posts

Poor Blog…I keep forgetting to update

I intended  to blog regularly here, but for one reason or another, I didn’t. I’m not sure why- perhaps my real life is boring? Hm, maybe. I’m currently working on getting the writers’ meetup anthology completed via Createspace.com. Its affiliated with Amazon so not only do you get a printed book, a page via Amazon, … Continue reading Poor Blog…I keep forgetting to update

Storm, writing meetup, and a night to myself

This weekend included such noteworthy events as a fierce storm, a writer’s meetup, and a night to myself. Although the summer seems to be winding down, the storms continue to blow through the area in intervals. The last two storms implied potential tornados, and left my poor dog cowering at my side no matter what … Continue reading Storm, writing meetup, and a night to myself

The Bluebelle, night critter, and scouts

My car, a Volkswagen Jetta, was bought used and lately began a downward spiral of having issues. I couldn’t keep the window winder fluid reserve full. The brake pads needed replaced. It continually failed the emission test, which led to monthly fees we paid. It got to the point we had to figure dumping more … Continue reading The Bluebelle, night critter, and scouts