There were times that having kids have made my life choices collide with a world with different expectations. My kids were now in wrestling. My hubby was into kid's wrestling, bringing them to practice and dragging the family to our first match. My daughter was pretty competitive, but I think it was mostly due … Continue reading Different worlds colliding
Focus Fox says: Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely by creating an elixir of immortality. Paraphrasing Buddha
I tend to overcommit myself. It's not intentional, it just happens. Sometimes I can get a little less sleep and compensate, other times I have to drop something. I've noticed, as I started tracking my monthly goals, that extra things crept in because I felt bad. For example. the writing chapter needed moderators for classes … Continue reading Overcommitment
Focus Fox says: A jug fills drop by drop. A story finishes word by word. paraphrasing Buddha
I enjoyed reading through the links bloggers posted. What a great idea. Thanks Edmark.
As this post’s title stated, I’d like to know what’s your first blog post. Please share the link to your first post in the comments section if you want. But if you feel embarrassed about it or you just don’t feel like sharing it, that’s fine. You don’t have to share the link. Just tell us what’s your first post was all about.
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Focus Fox says: No one saves us but ourselves, unless we are playing hockey. paraphrasing Buddha
In a valiant attempt to focus on nano this year, I decided to chronicle my journey creating a humorous short story as a series of blog posts I could schedule over November. (And beyond Bawhahahaha) At this point I have an idea, a character, an archetype, at least thought about the ending twist, reviewed some … Continue reading Short Story: Checklist
Focus Fox says: Purity or impurity depends on oneself and the water filter you use. Paraphrasing Buddha
My house is full of piles of stuff. It's not intentional, it just sort of happens. One day the top of the counter is clean, the next it is a landslide of random stuff. This is not hoarders level, but is starting down the path. Every now and again I get to see my house … Continue reading Piles of stuff
Focus Fox says: Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment and the chocolate in your hand. paraphrasing Buddha