Monthly Archives: January 2017

Conventional Wisdom is Wrong

For the Discover challenge this week I chose to take apart a cliché that drives me nuts: The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side. If this is conventional wisdom then you can color me unconventional. People are fickle … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph – 24th Jan. 2017

Through Al Forbes of Sunday Photo Fiction fame I discovered a new weekly opportunity to join other readers in sharing some good book titled you might want to read. Each week, Bibliophile By The Sea hosts an opportunity to share your … Continue reading

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The Greatest ________ In The World ? A President Comes, A President Goes

I wrote this in anticipation of the inauguration coming in three days. I hoped the Discover feature from the Daily post would tie in nicely, but I can make it work. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/discover-challenges/greatest-in-the-world/ On January 20th of 2017 something fascinating will … Continue reading

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Mountain Sunrise – Sky Watch Friday – 1-13-17

Sky Watch Friday is a weekly Link Up where participants share a photo of the sky with others in the Link Up and those who stop by to watch the sky. This is my first time in a while, but I … Continue reading

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Transcript – Bridging the Past

This is for the weekly Discover Challenge. This week the subject is Transcript. I am one of those who has the knowledge of before and after the digital age. I can remember when everything was either written or in print. … Continue reading

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Names – Graduating Seniors

I needed a minute to think of a photograph I have that suits the Weekly Photo Challenge theme of Names for this week. But eventually I remembered the perfect photo to use. My daughter graduated from high school in May … Continue reading

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The Reason I Write – One Liner Wednesday – 1/04/17

“To write a story is to create a new world with the positive and negative traits we choose as our favorites.” ******* I am new to Just Jot It January from Linda G. Hill, but it looks like a lot … Continue reading

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1 Million Steps to 2017 – SUCCESS!

Early in 2016 I remember a specific illustration used by my pastor during a Sunday morning sermon relating to goal setting. His point was that if you set a single goal when you head out for a work day you … Continue reading

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My Writing Goals for 2017

Ah the new year dawns! The time when all possibilities fill our tables. I particularly enjoy this time of year because I find a full tank of enthusiasm and little resistance to set new goals and dream new fantastic dreams. … Continue reading

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