Some of us just aren't domesticated enough to do the dishes and step foot in the kitchen without hurting ourselves, our vanities, and our egos...
We get it. Parenting is HARD. You will forever find trials where advice fails you. But never say THESE things to your children.
Proper bathroom behavior at your home may be optional, but it should be mandatory in public. Learn all about how to respect your stallmates, clean up after yourself, be polite, and more!
Ever notice how so many YA books sound like a diary? How academic writings sound like your 6th grade history teacher? The pov of your piece determines your audience and their perspective of it. more>
Dealing with someone's intimidation at work? It doesn't matter if it's their jealousy, their bigotry, or their personality, it's WRONG. You are not alone. There's help, and there's an out.
Throughout our school years, we're often encouraged to think of our past and future choices, and to reflect on them. We often wrote to ourselves.
Didn't feel like an adult at 18? What about at 21? Here are 10 ways to know For Sure that you are an adult!
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhh. And listen. The world is full of whispers. And in some of those are answers!
Use this simple test to see if women are represented in any way realistically in the films you, your family, and your children watch every day!
Have you found yourself running to the restroom during a busy workday, just to get away? Good! It helps you reset. Read for more breaks and how they help you keep writing and focusing while working.
Practice description writing by creating your own captions for photos!
Ever have a brain fart so bad you kept losing track of what you were talking about? When that happens to me, I write!
When is the best time for you to write? Middle of the night? Morning? Or is it LAST MINUTE AND UNDER PRESSURE, like me?
Focus on Me is about the small things you notice in a lover. Question these things and notice exactly how they make you feel. They are the most important and exactly what we miss when we're parted.
Rant! Rants help, They let us clear our minds, and bring peace to us where we were unable to find some before that. Here is one of mine in poem form. Enjoy! Please comment and critique. =)
Read my latest poem and tell me if I properly capture the sound of whispering trees!
Long gone is the time of proper. I do what I must at work, but screw the rest of my life. I will do what's best, not what's expected!
Your job stopping your creative writing? Activity TWO of my writing tips helps keep you writing while balancing your practical paid life along with your cloud 9 dream drive.
How many of your friends have staying power? Do you have that staying power for your friends? It seems that I am only a stepping stone in the lives of most of mine. I arrive, help, and then am gone-- whether by my own decision or not. Poetry sometimes only shows the tip of the iceberg of...
Doodling is the perfect way to start exposition and character development. As you draw, your mind wants to come up with reasons those little shapes exist. See below how doodling is one of the best ways to jump-start your muse!
Work all day? I have several writing activities that help me keep my writing juices flowing, my creative jello jiggling, and my articulacy relays switched to “ON”. If you would like to make more time for your writing, here’s how!
Have you ever attempted to write a poem on writing? How did that work out for you? I have failed many times, but I bought this new pen, and inspiration hit!
As I attempt to give you connection through the continued pain of many a person's pain in loneliness.
Have a cute souvenir from New Year's this year? Did you just get a hat or glasses, or did you get a stuffed animal too? If you got the stuffed animal, chances are that the hat you wore is too big for it! Here's a FREE New Year's Hat crochet pattern for you!
Need a toy top hat for a fancy Mr. Teddy? For another doll or stuffed animal? Here's another FREE crochet pattern for you!
Need a toy detective hat for a doll? For Perry the Platypus! Here's a FREE crochet pattern for you!
Ever catsit even though your only pet has been companionless all its life? Then you'll understand what I went through! Prince Fredward--as with all animals--respond better with positive reinforcement.
Ever accidentally swear at work? OOPS! Hope the boss wasn't listening! Here is a list of safe (and highly creative) swear words for the workplace and elsewhere!
I'm pleased to say that this is my very first pattern. It's simple to do and only in single crochet. And FREE! Take a look at my Harvest Hat to see if it's something you want to do!
What extra measure do you take to stay warm during the winter? Space heater? Slippers? Well, I use double blankets!
You know it's happened in your house. Someone's thrown a fit. Held in a temper, or not held it in. Someone has stomped out of the room and swung a door shut so hard it slams, making you jump in your seat or where you stand. Whether adolescent or grown, deeper emotions, hurting reactions, are...
A man disgusted with the justice system decides to take things into his own hands. No regular vigilante, Clyde Shelton not only targets his family's killers but also district attorney and other men involved.
Part of The Adventures of the Jungle Puss Prince, I Hide Like A Ninja is a funny poem about the cat Prince Fredward and his many talents at hiding!
A mob courier discovers that proof of his latest hit has been switched at the airport. Upon pursuit, adventures ensues.
Part of The Adventures of the Jungle Puss Prince, I Noise Like A Cat is a funny poem about my cat Prince Fredward and his many reasons for making noise!
Julie Andrews plays Victoria, a struggling female soprano. She finds work as a male female impersonator and then is stuck when it complicates the relationship with the man she is quickly falling in love with!
Tree seed helicopters have always fascinated me. Fall is my favorite season, and here is why. A Poem.
Isn't there a saying that everyone has Daddy Issues? Here's a poem if you can handle it.
This was supposed to be the paragraph explaining a poem. It turned into one of its own. A prelude to how I define me.
When I feel as if I'm losing myself to societal pressures, demands, expectations, I try to remember that I am the only one who can do the defining for me.
Feel like people don't see the real you when you're working at your job? Here's the poem for you.
Have you ever been able to resist stepping on that crunchy leaf in the autumn? If not, here's a poem for you.
Pottermore does Beta Testing! Those who found the clues and entered were allowed to register early for the website.
Here is an update on my Cocker Spaniel Jamie after her spaying and surgery to remove mammary tumors.
Do you enjoy thunderstorms? Have you ever sat on your porch to watch? This is the product of when I do just that.
A poem about how both everybody and nobody knows what it's like to feel invisible.
An imagist poem about the endlessness of the sky as well as the depths of the soul.
See more bikes about? Here is a list of some of the less obvious reasons this may be so! (And they're cool to keep in mind for future rides.)
Watch the Tear. A slam poem with imagist elements.
Join me on my journey as I mentally and physically prepare myself for the final Harry Potter film.
Red Riding Hood is a horror film that will keep you on your toes and keep you expecting the unexpected.
This is the story of Jamie the Cocker Spaniel, her mammary tumors, and why it is so important to spay and neuter your pets.
This is a comparison of long-haired and short-haired cats. I also include a short list of cats with long hair that I think are beautiful and make great pets.
A romantic comedy about a young woman who writes to and then helps a 65-year-old woman to try and find her long lost love from 50 years ago, this story will make you laugh and cry, and more importantly it will warm you to the soul.
Own a Red Eared Slider turtle or another turtle? Read my article on what I discovered after adopting my sister's!
Want to go backyard camping? Here are some ideas for what you'll need and activities to provide for your campers! Most of all, have fun.
Priest: This man must defeat creature-like vamps to save his family... and the rest of the world!
Is your cat skittish? Here are possible causes for a "scaredy" cat and ways to help provide calm.
"My kids fight like cats and dogs!" Ever wonder where the old phrase comes from? Here is a guide to help you get your pets to get along better!
Did you know that you can make multiple toys for your cat without spending a dime? Here's a list of 10!
My cat used to make bird noises! What odd sounds does your cat make?
My cat Prince Fredward actually started out as "Snowball." Find out why and how it changed!
Cosi will make you laugh; it will lift your spirits, and it will show you the true gratification of opening your heart and mind.
A stupidly funny film of two characters who make a horrible pairing in the worst of situations.
A moving film about the internal, moral struggles of one white man in South Africa, A Dry White Season will show you the many faces of hope, oppression, and disappointment.
The first remake by Director Guy Richie, Sherlock Holmes is a perfect match up between the original wit of the detective and modern humor.
A comedy film about a variety of characters who work at a sandwich bar, they help one another work through life's trials.
A drama of the utmost mind-bending, Adaptation will blow your mind with the sheer brilliance behind both the acting and the writing.
Are Amazon Kindles and other e-readers the next best thing or will they ruin author-hood? Read this Hub to find out some big worries and reliefs.