Month: June 2019

Friday Fun – Baked Alaskan

How to make 737,438 Baked Alaskans… With average daytime summer temperatures ranging from 55 to 78 °F (12.8 to 25.6 °C) across the state, today is a little hotter than normal. Tomorrow is supposed to be even hotter…if anyone’s left to record it. I…

Good Morning Sunshine

The dawn of a new day… We are entering into a heat wave here in Alaska. Our average temperature for this time of year is 67F. But the forecast says 78F today, and 87F by Friday. We have a saying here, “Alaskans don’t tan,…

Friday Fun #7 – Coffee

It’s time for a coffee break… I have been drinking coffee for as long as I can remember. There is probably more coffee than blood in my veins. In fact, I my grandmother used to put it in my bottle when I was just…

90 Days to Published Challenge…

A leap of faith… “Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him…so shall your plans be established and succeed”. (Proverbs 16:3 AMP) In 2014, when he was in the 7th grade, I gave my son, Christian, a writing assignment…

3 Questions for Authors

Kindness in the world of wordsmiths… Through the years I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful folks in the Author community. Without their kind generosity, my own journey into the land of writing would not have happened. Generally speaking, in the world of…

Friday Fun #6

Fitness Program for Writers (or anyone with a desk job) As a writer, I spend many long hours sitting at my desk. But, as everyone knows, such a sedentary lifestyle is not good for your physical health. So, I created a fitness program just…

The 10 Commandments of Writer’s Etiquette for Social Media

10 Commandments of Writer’s Etiquette for Social Media What is etiquette and why is it important?… When I was a child, my parents taught me that there was a standard set of principles of what was considered to be appropriate behavior, as acceptable in…

Just One More Day

This morning I took a trip down memory lane, as I do from time to time. I try not to dwell in the past, but there are some lessons of life that are good to be reminded of occasionally. I found this post that…

The Mindset of Success

What does success look like to me? The Mindset of Success… As a mother, one of my goals was to raise my son to be a person of integrity and faith. So, seeing him drop to his knees at the age of 3 ½…

FRIDAY FUN #5

Just a few memes… Summers in Alaska are short (like this post) and today I’m beginning the rock work on my house. Since I’m kinda old(er) and not as fast as I used to be, I am taking the rest of the day to…

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