Writing with Grace

I’m like your royal food taster making sure you aren’t poisoned- if websites were food and writing was eating and you were a duchess, that is. Continue reading


I Am The Elephant in Your Ballroom

Not sure if it’s the weather, my sleep habits, hormones or what…but I have been having the weirdest dreams lately. A couple of nights ago I dreamed I was standing in a gorgeous ballroom with the Queen of England. The … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2014- JOIN ME!

I’ve said it before, and one time before that as well, and oh that other time too. Anyway, I’m sure I’ll say it again. It’s almost November. And that means another rousing month of writing. Just writing until we puke, … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2013 Week Four Update

Maybe you’re reading this on the morning of Turkey Day (for Americans) or perhaps you have finished your feast and are propping your feet up with your laptop right now. Well either way, thanks for taking the time to read … Continue reading

New Technology Porn For Writers: The Neo2 by AlphaSmart

Technically, all you need in order to write is a pen and paper.  Or a stick and some dirt.  If you want to get macabre about it, a drop of blood from your finger and a crisp, white bed sheet.  However, I … Continue reading

Creativity in Infertility & Top Secret Project Reveal!

Creativity in Infertility & Top Secret Project Reveal!

RESOLVE posted this article on their Facebook page. As I read Grief and Growing: Creative Outlets to Grieving During Infertility, I was struck by how much the article applied to me. Written by Beth Jaeger-Skigen, a licensed clinical social worker, the article … Continue reading

HFM Hits the Road- American Tribal Style Dance Certification Part One

HFM Hits the Road- American Tribal Style Dance Certification Part One

Today, I’m blogging from Michigan.  I’m traveling with my belly dance diva girlfriends, Viva & Misha.  We drove from Maryland, and it took us a solid eight hours on two tanks of gas and three pit stops.  We travel like … Continue reading

Self-Actualizing Like Whoa

Self-Actualizing Like Whoa

According to Wikipedia, self-actualization has a few definitions.  I like this one: ” the concept was brought most fully to prominence in Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory as the final level of psychological development that can be achieved when all basic and mental … Continue reading