Bookworms are a picky lot. We know what we like in books and we’re thankful – but not ecstatic – when someone gives us a book as a present. Especially if it’s in a genre or by an author we can’t stand. You could always give them an Amazon gift card because who am I kidding? I can always use… Read More
We say thank you to those who open doors for us, hand us a cup of coffee, or even plug an iPhone charger into the wall for us. For many, including myself, it’s a knee jerk reaction of etiquette. You say ‘thank you’ to be polite. While there’s nothing wrong with being polite, there’s more to being thankful than a… Read More
Why is it I’m always surprised that Christmas is around the corner again? It’s not like I don’t know it’s coming. But every year, I end up buying presents two days before Christmas day, running fifteen minutes late to Christmas church services, and stress out over it. This year, I am determined to be early for the holidays so I… Read More
Hello, my lovely Litterateurs! It’s the last Wednesday of the month and you know what that means? It’s book review time! This month’s TBR (to be read)/CR (currently reading) list is short but sweet and is a mix of non-fiction and fiction.
Perseverance and hope go a long way, especially when dealing with kids. For example, my son’s quest to obtain his driver’s license concluded a week ago. For those unaware of the Driver’s License Saga of 2017, my eldest son sought to take his final driving test not once, not twice, but three times. Perseverance paid off for him. And, by the end… Read More
Managing writing comes down to three goals: effective time management, right writing environment, and setting aside time for family. It’s like a rickety tripod. If one leg falls, the rest go with it. But it’s how I learned to find my writing time and balance it with my busy life. Well, that and cultivated self-care. That’s another post though. Know… Read More