That Scary Word – Passion (part two)

That Scary word Passion - Part 2 In my first post about finding one's passion I examined the difficulty that I was having when defining my passion. The original post was on the forum for the Humor Writing class that I was taking which was lead by Dave Fox. Dave is a professional travel and … Continue reading That Scary Word – Passion (part two)

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That Scary Word – Passion

Today's post by fellow blogger Beth, over at I Didn't Have My Glasses On, reminded me of a post I made a few years ago. At the time I was taking a humor writing course from Dave Fox, on Udemy.com and struggling to define my passion in life. This post is the first part of … Continue reading That Scary Word – Passion

Wood Pellet Shortage Explained

"Trump inspired army of forest raking fanatics clashes with overworked pellet pluckers, crippling the wood pellet industry." With winter weather showing signs of staying with us well into April I called around to local wood pellet suppliers for a dozen or so bags of pellet fuel for my stove. You can imagine my shock to … Continue reading Wood Pellet Shortage Explained

Question Your Grammar Checker

It's been over a month since my last post. My bad. In my defense, I've been kind of busy revamping three books for re-release all while resisting the voice of my inner critic telling me to keep changing things. Do you feel my pain? Anyway, today's post is about those wonderful and sometimes tyrants we … Continue reading Question Your Grammar Checker

Are we alone in the universe?

Every morning when I wake up my computer I am greeted to the most amazing slides called NASA Spacescapes. My favorite of these are ones showing galaxies, especially the one known as Deep Field Image showing thousands of galaxies in one image taken by Hubble. The deepest visible/ultraviolet light image of the universe ever taken, … Continue reading Are we alone in the universe?

Surviving Another Computer Crash

Well, it happened again. I've known it was coming for a few years actually when my older PC started making god-awful noises. So, I did what lots of folks do, I bought a new PC. Then, the day before it arrived I was bitten by a rare flash of insight... maybe the old machine needed … Continue reading Surviving Another Computer Crash

What Could Go Wrong?

When you take one grill by the pool, then add alcohol. A funny post by a blogger friend of mine over at I Didn't Have My Glasses On got me to thinking about one of those near-universal truths; "Take one grill, add copious amounts of alcohol, what could go wrong?" In her post, ksbeth describes a funny … Continue reading What Could Go Wrong?

Perfectionism is the Problem

How many hours do we lose each day because of perfectionism? Somewhere along the journey, we embraced the false belief that perfectionism is a noble thing. What a crock! Perfectionism is a cold-blooded killer of improvement and progress. Let me explain. Perfectionism is not trying to improve. It's just the opposite. Perfectionism is the noble … Continue reading Perfectionism is the Problem