Category Archives: Evolution

All posts you see here are in some way related to the learning and growing experiences that are part of life’s changes. As I evolve, I share my journey with you to aid in your own evolution to Be Unique, Be Authenic, and Be Yourself.

Checking

I have never felt this much like a goldfish. I’m constantly on edge, waiting for something to interrupt me, and if nothing does, then I interrupt myself. Gotta check email. Gotta check Facebook. Gotta check Twitter (I barely use Twitter, but I better check it just in case). Gotta look at pictures on Instagram. Gotta… Read More »

Unfiltered Thoughts on Life

“It’s super easy to just sit and write forever about nothing.” ~excerpt from one of my draft blog posts There is therapeutic value to me in stream-of-consciousness writing, just to get my jumbled thoughts down on paper and then look at them. Then I can see what’s going through my head and make changes or… Read More »

My Piercing Story

My friend told me the other day, “I can’t picture you without earrings.” That was about the craziest thing I ever heard, because I spent 94% of my life without piercings. Most of the people who have known me the longest barely know that I have my ears pierced. Have I ever told you the story behind getting my ears pierced? Click here to read about it.

What Real Authors Do

For the past seven years, I have written a novel in November, as part of “National Novel Writing Month,” or “NaNoWriMo.” This is not news anymore. The news is I am finally editing one of my drafts. What’s it been like? Read more here!

Do You Have a Vision Board?

I meet in a weekly Mastermind group and it was my brilliant idea to share vision boards next week. I say “brilliant” with an air of sarcasm tinged with urgency, a little fear, and some reluctance, because we are sharing on Wednesday and I haven’t started making mine yet. Read More >

Frank Rippy, Where Are You Now?

I remember a kid from my kindergarten class. He wasn’t the cleanest kid, or the most out-going. He had one of those perpetually runny noses, his shaggy blond hair was always flying every which way, and his jeans always had holes in the knees. Read More >>

Winter Hibernation

It feels a bit like awakening from a long slumber. When I took a week off from blogging right before Christmas, I had no way of knowing that a “week” would end up being three months!

Blogging—I’ve missed it, and I’ve been extremely hesitant to get back into it. But here I am today, wanting to re-connect with you, with my blog, with my public writing-self. Click to read what’s been going on with Traveling Ev!

All About Guns

{Guest Post} How many guns would a normal person want to own? I don’t think there should be a limit. Some people are “gun enthusiasts” just as some people are car enthusiasts. I only need one car but other people may like to have several cars and/or trucks that they use for different purposes or just because they want to. The same thing goes for guns. Read more on this person’s views on guns. >>