Self Publishing Lesson #1

I don’t know what is worse. Having a book on Amazon that has gone unnoticed for two years, or removing that book and finding the motivation to rewrite it. That first book was a humorous book about the construction worker’s world. Having lived in that world, I knew my subject. Having been a lifelong humorist … Continue reading Self Publishing Lesson #1

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What are you looking for?

Just a short post to ask for some help. In order to make my blog better, I need to understand what readers are looking for in a post. So, limber up those magic fingers and help an old blogger out. What type of post gets your attention? What takes you from a view to a … Continue reading What are you looking for?

Google Docs to the rescue!

So with arthritis in my wrist giving me hell again, I decided to return to the struggle of using speech to text apps. I have owned Dragon Naturally Speaking software for years, my version is 12, and I have yet to figure out the secret to using it and still maintain a decent writing speed...let alone … Continue reading Google Docs to the rescue!

Gardening Time Once Again

Whatever smart-ass came up with the twisted idea to lump all edible crops together under the name "produce," deserves a good mulching. Why do I say that? Because anyone who has ever tried to grow any kind of food plant or tree knows one certain truth; produce is just about the last thing any food … Continue reading Gardening Time Once Again

Be Present in the Moment, Be Engaged

For me, being present at the moment and engaged in living means the difference between observing and taking part. To be imbalanced either way is to miss out on something. If you are only observing, you are trying to enjoy life in a second-hand way. You are not part of what is going on. And … Continue reading Be Present in the Moment, Be Engaged