10 Tips for Developing a Successful Writing Routine

10 Tips for Developing a Successful Writing Routine

Where my writers at? If you enjoy writing blogs, books, poems, short stories or just some good, old diary diddles, and you’re hoping to produce ongoing work, setting a writing routine is essential. Every writing professor I ever had attempted to hammer this truth...
Photos from Our Getaway Weekend in Buena Vista

Photos from Our Getaway Weekend in Buena Vista

We had such a great weekend in Buena Vista! You can read all about it in my solo, retreat weekend post or get a taste looking at these photos. On February 7-9, Nate and I went up to the mountains for a pretty last-minute weekend in Buena Vista. He spent Saturday and...
My Name is Marley, and I’m a Stress-aholic.

My Name is Marley, and I’m a Stress-aholic.

“My name is Marley.” “Hi, Marley,” a group of both eagerly empathetic and utterly unenthused individuals say. “I’m a people-pleasing stress-aholic, and I’m genuinely concerned that my hair may be thinning,” I say with the usual hint of sarcasm. The session leader nods...
A Peek into My Brain … The Feels of August 2017

A Peek into My Brain … The Feels of August 2017

Here’s a window into how my brain works. I just re-read one of my many, many journal entries/random writings, and it’s amazing how applicable my ‘feels’ are still today. I present to you: The Feels of August 18, 2017 So, it’s 12:20 in the...
The Real Enemy in Minnesota, Louisiana and Dallas

The Real Enemy in Minnesota, Louisiana and Dallas

Only a few weeks ago, we were all horrified by the atrocious murders that an Arabic American did at a gay night club; in the past week, we’ve watched heart-wrenching videos unveil more tragedies involving White Americans with racial prejudices and fearfully led...