Sorry for the delayed update - I was out of town working and vacationing and so didn't get to my computer much. So let's get you caught up: Day 4 - Do something creative: For this, I kept it simple and did a spread in my bullet journal. Day 5 - Work out to a … Continue reading Challenge – Days 4 thru 6
Ha, ha... yeah, so "play a game, just for the fun of it." What I had in mind was sitting down with my sister and having her teach me how to play Apples to Apples. We ended up talking for several hours - catching up on each other's lives since we don't talk that often. … Continue reading Challenge Day 2 – Bust, But…
June 1st - Wear an outfit you feel GREAT in. I had a small event tonight. I had my dress all pressed, cute sandals set out, and a quick splash of polish on my toe nails. About 10 minutes before the event was to start, I looked down at my nicely fitting, faded jeans; took … Continue reading Day 1 Challenge – Done
So yeah. I didn't get to celebrate my 50th the way I wanted to. But since I'm a grow'd-up, I figure I can do what I want, and that means, I'm calling a do-over! That's right, this year, my 51st trip around the sun will kick off with a 50th birthday celebration of my choosing. … Continue reading Birth Month – Let’s Do This!
I don't blog like I used to. I don't even write like I used to. That feverish, head down, nothing else matters until I get this story written type of writing. Used to fuel my weekdays and nights to exhaustion. Somewhere along the line I came to the realization that I had pumped out those … Continue reading Wow, It’s Been a While.
A line taken directly from my work planner, April 10th, "Write TFI!! Fuck YouTube & FB". On April 10th I didn't open YouTube or Facebook until lunch. I scrolled, watched, commented, liked for an hour while I ate my sandwich and chips, then closed the tabs as soon as my lunch hour was over. Without … Continue reading Wait, what?
Juggling all the superficial shit to avoid my manuscript because somewhere between Breaking Point and Aphrodite's Twin, I lost my drive to write, finish, and publish my work. I'd done it, in relatively rapid succession for seven years straight. I was chasing a high of success that remained out of my reach. I grew disillusioned. … Continue reading Dropping the Ball.
My goober is currently a junior in college. She's set her sights on writing, directing, and acting in film. Have no idea where she would have gotten that from, lol. She's secured a spot on the roster of a handful of students who get to attend the Study Abroad program where they go overseas to … Continue reading Help Send My Daughter to Budapest!
https://www.youtube.com/embed/I7Foam6oKPI?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent I found this interview with Tim Ferriss to be excellent in addressing the fears we may face as we move outside our comfort zones… Enjoy. If you’re in the ATL metro area, next Saturday I’m hosting The Next Chapter Real Life Living, February Presentation. For more information and to register to attend, click HERE. … Continue reading Here’s the latest from The Next Chapter
https://www.youtube.com/embed/bbBiQP9R7Vo?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent And just like that, January 2018 moves into the history books. The “new year” smell has pretty much worn off so let’s refresh shall we? Indeed we shall. And we’ll do so with another Monthly Challenge. I purposefully picked this one for February because it ties in to the whole Valentine Day – love … Continue reading Test Flights Outside the Comfort Zone — The Next Chapter