It’s the Little Things

When I got home, I put on my Susie Homemaker apron, and cleaned the entire apartment, did all my laundry, and baked bread. I also shaved my legs, cut all my nails, sewed a button back on my coat, and tightened the leg on my kitchen chair. It’s the little things.

I Just Want to Sell to Myself

I only ever want to help people who are in the exact same situation as me. This has been the case ever since I can remember, which goes back to about third grade, when I decided that the best thing in the world would be to teach third grade and play my violin for the class. Read More >>

How to Write a Novel in a Month

Click to watch a video of my “Pecha Kucha” style presentation about writing a novel in 30 days. Learn more about the writing process of such a challenge and what you gain from it. Also find out from observation with “Pecha Kucha” means. Continue >>

Embracing New Technology

Building on my post from earlier this week about moving into the category of “Innovator,” I did a lot of research on new technology this morning, and wanted to quickly share with you what I’ve learned.

True Confessions of a Skinny-Jeans Wearer

“Early adopters” are the people who are running out the door in the dark of not-quite-morning with one shoe untied and picking crusties out of their eye corners to be the first in line for a new tech gadget that won’t make their unbrushed teeth smell any better but will tell them the time in 50 different languages. I am not one of those people.

A Day in Nicaragua

Gram insisted that she needed to stay somewhere that had air conditioning and a swimming pool. Who can blame her? It was hot as blazes there. We chose Hotel Farallones. While Gram rested, I went with Darlene to see what her daily life was like in Nicaragua. First we went… Read more >>

To Nicaragua

I booked my ticket in February to go to Nicaragua to visit my younger sister Darlene.

My grandma decided she wanted to come, too. Five days before I left, she booked her ticket, and we traveled on the same plane, in neighboring seats, from Houston to Managua, Nicaragua.

We took a selfie at the Houston airport.

All the New Leaves

There are dozens of reasons for cutting my fledgling creativity wings and forcing myself to hobble around wondering why I can’t fly.

But it’s time, again, to turn over a new leaf. You can always turn over a new leaf. As long as you keep that mindset, you can do anything. Read more >>