A Magical Weekend

On July 3oth, I traveled to Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, to attend the 34th Annual Summer Writing Conference of The International Women's Writing Guild.  The lovely IWWG founder, Hannelore Hahn, was a guest speaker at one of our local writing meetups a few months ago.  After hearing her speak and mentioning the purpose … Continue reading A Magical Weekend

Life Lessons I Learned From Dad

I've learned so much from my dad.  In honor of Father's Day, I thought I'd share these lessons with you.  They are listed in no particular order of importance, and this is not a complete list by any means... Dad's Life Lessons 1.  Have a substantial repertoire of vocabulary at your disposal The first “big” … Continue reading Life Lessons I Learned From Dad

Experience the Moment on a New Level

[picapp align="left" wrap="true" link="term=happiness+smelling+flowers&iid=8507243" src="http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/8507243/lifestyle-shot-young-adult/lifestyle-shot-young-adult.jpg?size=500&imageId=8507243" width="380" height="253" /] Friday, 2:00 p.m. I'm on my way to Washington, D.C. for a girls' weekend/birthday celebration with some cousins and friends.  I didn't plan on going at first--I had too much to do, my schedule was kinda packed, and I knew I would be in less than optimal … Continue reading Experience the Moment on a New Level