No Blog is an Island

thanksI’ve been really busy this week and haven’t had much time to write, so I thought I’d try something different . I have some wonderful people who follow my blog and I thought I’d give a shout out to them. Thank you everyone!

To my most consistent commenters – I appreciate your support.  You make me feel like I’m not talking to myself. Check out their blogs!


Oldest Daughter Redheaded Sister

And not to be forgotten, my Sister Chick Judy!

Also, I’ve so enjoyed reading all of your creative  posts everyday, I can’t believe how much talent and diversity there is out there. Here’s some of my favorites posts:

Did I Write This Post? by Jennifer Windram

Best Friends, by Elaine Canham

Lunting While Enjoying Petrichor.

Hope you all have a great day. This was fun – I’ll do it again!

On Writing: The Pros and Cons of Writing in Your Head

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Part One – The Pros

Are you tired of sitting sedately in front of a computer while you write?  Why not do what I do and spice things up a bit.  For instance, as I write this post, I’m applying a new coat of paint to the guest bedroom.  I also like to write as I dust and mop, while I’m gardening and especially during long stints of ironing. Now why, you might ask, would anyone want to complicate matters like this? Why not sit down at your desk and focus on writing, instead of trying to do two things at once?  There are two answers to this question: Continue reading

Writing In You Head: Part Two

Part Two – The Cons

As stated before, you can write in your head any time and anywhere, which brings me to the one disadvantage of this activity.  If you get too into your thought process, it’s easy to forget where you are or what you’re really supposed to be doing. Example – astounded by the dazzling descriptive passage that has just flashed into my brain, I feverishly attempt to commit it to memory. Neurons race and synapses click until finally the process is complete.  Mission accomplished, I blink and realize that I’m standing in front of an open refrigerator, but haven’t a clue as to why. Beware; with this level of potential distraction, one must take precautions. In other words, there are good and bad times to write in your head. For example – Continue reading