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  • 5 Tips for staying motivated this spring

    I have to admit it is hard to get motivated to sit and write (or anything else, for that matter) when spring comes. Ah. The beautiful scenery, warmer weather and urge to get up and go anywhere but work makes it challenging. See that beautiful…

  • Start over if you must

    A few days ago my websites began to mysteriously disappear one by one. On investigation, I found that my hosting company had shut them down for my “violating the Terms of Service” and allowing malware to run rampant through the server. Upon further investigation, it turned out to…

  • Amelia Island = (much needed) lovely retreat

    Ever since I was a little girl my family vacationed in Florida. Soft breezes, the sound of the ocean, sea gulls flying above, the sun on my skin, children laughing as they jump waves, sand, shells and long walks with my mother and sister – these are…

  • There is no such thing as instant expertise

    For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be able to knit socks – don’t ask why – it’s just one of those wouldn’t-that-be-cool things I get attached to. I actually went so far as to purchase all the supplies, buy…

  • In spring, I move

    There is nothing lovelier than having an afternoon of nothing to do but play in the garden. Right now the roses are blooming as well as the jasmine, clover and wild strawberries. The violets are sunning in their pots on the window sill all decked…