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My final #ROW80 Round 1 reflections and suggestions

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.”~Winston Churchill, English statesman A Round of Words in 80 Days. The challenge is detailed here on the #ROW80 blog for all writers, bloggers, artists … Continue reading

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Searches and spiders and Schoolhouse Rock

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”~Albert Einstein, German physicist I would disagree with Al’s statement above: rather than “hope” we should “plan” to be more active in our futures. What does my Internet searches say about me? … Continue reading

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Party On! the first weekly #ThrowbackThursday bloghop

Who wants to PARTY…!?!?! The newest blog party has hit the Internetosphere: #ThrowbackThursday Link Party. You can read all the fine print here on the Official Link Page, but I’ve summarized it below. The three co-hosts of this adventure are: —Adventures … Continue reading

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Do you need a haiku and a smile? Read on….

“Develop success from failures.”~Dale Carnegie, American writer SPEND is the theme for the centennial edition of Haiku Horizons. Besides my haiku, what have I been spending my time on? I’m spending my time smiling with all the opportunities I have … Continue reading

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Are you keepin’ it real today?

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”~Eleanor Roosevelt, American First Lady It’s only 1:36pm as of this writing, and I already want to file today in the Let Me Forget pile. Yes, feelings are real, and as … Continue reading

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A chill blogging #WeekendCoffeeShare in Detroit

If we were having coffee… Oh my gosh. Isn’t this the most chill coffeehouse you’ve ever been in? It is for me, and that’s saying a lot. I can’t even call it a “coffeeshop” because that commonplace word doesn’t do … Continue reading

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Social media haiku

“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.”~Richard Bach, American writer Today was a delicious day, and it was totally media free. It was a long drive back to Michigan yesterday, and my husband and … Continue reading

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Cover myself in a haiku

“The secret of getting things done is to act.”~Dante Alighieri, Italian poet . . . . Sometimes you feel like a nap; sometimes you don’t. What that means is sometimes you feel like two naps.

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Writing thoughts on how to be successful

“Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.”~Ernest Holmes, American Theologist “I want to be a writer.” I hear this from strangers. I hear this from my writers group. I hear this … Continue reading

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Random Fridays are the best fridays

“Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.”~Thomas Browne, British scientist Today has been a delightful cacophony of events. I started the day off writing in my local Starbucks. I began composing this post there with the help of my … Continue reading

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Remember the good times

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”~Confucius, Chinese philosopher Playing games. Stylin’ a new haircut. Stuffed animals and Slurpees. A bird on the back deck. Coffee and coffee, then throw in a little more coffee. Toss … Continue reading

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My book's release date!

“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”~Victor Kiam, American businessman I. Have. Decided. The memoir novel I am writing about the lessons my father taught me will be released on NOVEMBER 20, 2014. Why that date, … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th, Ku-style

“You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.”~Joel Osteen, American clergyman This is a haiku Ku that I wrote today.  The … Continue reading

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Is your life passing you by? Mine isn't, and here's why

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much more.”~Helen Keller, American writer Another month has passed by, and I have another super-cool reminder of what my life has been about. In no particular order, here are … Continue reading

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How to find daily happiness

“Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories.”~Thomas Fuller, English clergyman I got suckered into an April Fool’s joke, the first one played on me in…oh, years…. That’s why I didn’t expect it. At least that’s my excuse and … Continue reading

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Hey…Zentangle and haiku, together again

“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”~Bertrand Russell, British philosopher What a great way to wrap up National Poetry Month: my haiku was featured by the Editor’s Desk on the app Heyku. … Continue reading

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