Learning to be Still – Tips from Kristen Lamb

Posted by mcm0704 on March 2, 2020 |

Kristen Lamb, an author and writing coach, writes a blog that I follow, and she recently posted an essay: Quiet: Have We Forgotten to Be Still in a World That Never Stops.  When I read the title, I was intrigued, mainly because I have always struggled with being still. Quiet. Sitting and doing… nothing. Perhaps […]

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Monday Morning Blues

Posted by mcm0704 on March 13, 2017 |

Unless you are one of the few people who love the time changes that we get to experience twice a year, please take a moment to join me in a huge groan.  I particularly dislike the spring-forward time change, as if we are to jump with joy because it feels like 6 a.m. when we […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on June 13, 2016 |

First off, I thought I’d share a couple of pictures that will hopefully bring a smile. I buy fresh flowers from a vendor at our local farmer’s market and keep them on my kitchen table where I, and one or two of my favorite statues can enjoy them. In the ongoing debate about abortion and […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 10, 2016 |

First I have to say I am dismayed that it looks like Bernie Sanders will not get enough delegates to win the Democratic nomination as a presidential candidate. Unfortunately, a lot of the reasons have to do with the political power in Washington – both parties having party machines that control too much of what […]

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Is Self-Publishing For You?

Posted by mcm0704 on April 1, 2016 |

First, help me celebrate the fact that Ramsey Hunt symptoms are decreasing. I have days where I can spend up to an hour at a time on the computer and actually wrote 500 words this week on my book, Evelyn Evolving. That felt so good! I hope to get back to some kind of regular […]

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Being a Comedian Made Me a Better Novelist

Posted by mcm0704 on June 24, 2015 |

Please welcome Dave Terruso as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. He is the author of Lost Touch, the book I reviewed last Sunday, and he is also a stand-up comic. I wasn’t sure what he might like as refreshments but then I thought of Froot Loops. They seemed just silly enough to fit the theme today, and […]

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A Different Monday Blog

Posted by mcm0704 on June 15, 2015 |

Since I had a busy weekend, and now have visitors,  I will not be online much the next few days, so I thought I would schedule something interesting to pop up today for your reading pleasure On Facebook and other social media sites, we chuckle when we see spelling and grammar mistakes that often are […]

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