Category Archives: writing

A Grammar Nazi!

I try to avoid posts that merely link back to another writer’s post, but I couldn’t resist on this one. http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/07/i_wont_hire_people_who_use_poo.html I am not quite as severe about grammar as this fellow, but I have to admit that bad grammar … Continue reading

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Why Handwriting Matters

One of my personal goals for 2012 is to be involved in more creative activities, and one of the new activities I’m getting interested in is calligraphy. Calligraphy is the art of decorative handwriting and lettering, and as I began … Continue reading

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The Bucket List Begins

Last year I was reading The Daily Post blog and saw an interesting suggestion for those of us who need blogging ideas, and I’m latching on to one of those right now. What is your bucket list: the list of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I just wanted to take a minute to tell everyone “Happy New Year!”. 2011 was a good year; here’s to hoping that 2012 will be as good. While I normally avoid making resolutions, I do intend to increase my blogging … Continue reading

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Writing: Tools of the Trade

A few weeks ago Freshly Pressed had a great post from odeevee about notebooks. It got me thinking about the tools that writers use. What kind of tools do you have to have to be an effective writer? I’ve taken … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up

My family was able to attend some graduation-related activities over the weekend for my nephew. We are all very proud of him, so it was a joy to attend a breakfast and baccalaureate service for him. He will be attending … Continue reading

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The Daily Post…and I got nothin’!

Time to write my daily post, and…I got nothin’! In honor of my lack of creativity I’ve decided to write about a couple of bands/acts I really like that inspire me to push through the writer’s block: Fountains of Wayne … Continue reading

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