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"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings."

Today is a beautiful day, just chilly enough. The sun is bright and sharp. The leaves flutter a bit then the limbs swing back and forth when the breeze becomes a wind. 436 more words


Three quirky sites for writerly ideas.

I am regularly asked, “Where do you get your ideas from?”* and I get eye-rolls when I provide my dull-but-true answer .

Because I want to be able to regurgitate a wholly modern yet fabricated response next time I am so accosted and my response is disbelieved, I compiled a list of sites on writerly inspiration. 219 more words



Why wait for the dust to settle? Here are 10 bullets from my end.


  1. Crows – dozens upon dozens – all over town, roosting together somewhere.
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Verbalising a Goal

Scottish ultra runner, James Stewart wrote a short series of articles on his blog entitles Friday Thoughts. The first of these articles dealt with the concept that mindset is essential to achieving goals. 93 more words


my love

i write of my love as though it is otherworldly,

yet every single one of my muses

know my words are deceptions veiled in ink… 81 more words