*** Happy Valentine’s Day to all of my faithful followers and supporters! I wanted to just take a moment to thank you for being loyal, checking in periodically, and indulging me in my silly, sentimental, and inspirational writing posts. I love writing and sharing things with you, and I am incredibly excited to publish my third… Read More A Word of Love—And Thanks—This Valentine’s Day
*** I’m kind of obsessed with Gene Weingarten, and after you read this you’ll understand why. Ever since last week when I had this semester’s group of feature writing students read his Pulitzer Prize winning article, “Pearls Before Breakfast,” I haven’t stopped thinking about the very question he poses to his readers. I’m hoping my… Read More Do You Stop to Appreciate Beauty? This Writer’s Confession.
The late Dr. Richard Carlson’s brilliant little collection of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff books offer advice for everyday life. Let’s face it, folks. We live in a fast-paced world where things move quickly and if you aren’t careful, life can pass you by. The Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff series is a great reminder… Read More Stop. And. Smell. The. Roses. People. — Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff series is still a good reminder