Back to School Blues

School is back in, which usually means it's time to get back into a productive routine. But for the first time in eighteen years, I don't have to take anyone to school. My daughter is a junior in high school and drives herself. So consequently, the beginning of the school year doesn't mean I have … Continue reading Back to School Blues

Five Ways to Refresh Your Writing

Nothing kills creativity like being stuck in a writing rut. Circling around the same old tired topics make writing flat and uninspiring. And if you’re like me, you find yourself avoiding your writing time. The kitchen has to be cleaned. The dogs fed. Facebook checked. But there are five ways you can breath new life … Continue reading Five Ways to Refresh Your Writing

More Writing Tips from Obedience Training

Maizy and I have faithfully been attending obedience training every Friday morning for the last two weeks.  The morning starts off with socialization and playtime. The dogs and owners gather in this beautiful fenced yard. The idea is to give the dogs an opportunity to burn off energy before they go into the structure of … Continue reading More Writing Tips from Obedience Training