Ever since retiring, I have made a point to avoid rules and structure because I really hate both. As far as rules go, I followed them when I had to but pushed the limits when it came to those silly top-down directives of the corporate world. Working in a old corporation for nine years is … Continue reading Avoiding Rules And Not Playing In The Sandbox
A lot of people, myself included, struggle with small talk. We can't think of things to say when faced with the daunting task of talking to people we don't know. Out of our comfort levels and small circles of friends, we trip over words or make awkward comments when we finally do open our mouths. … Continue reading Small Talk Blogging Style
My brain works in mysterious ways. Something like that guy who is so popular on Sundays. I, however, am not always that serious and very far from popular. I am much more realistic though because I am a non-fiction, tangible character. Some of the things I ponder may not change the world, but they would … Continue reading Random Questions I Feel A Need To Ask
There’s a strange car in the driveway. It has out-of-province plates and showed up a couple of days ago. WTF is some come-from-away doing in our neighbourhood at a time like this. A time when COVID 19 numbers have just started ticking upwards again with a lot of the new cases related to out-of-province travel. … Continue reading A Strange Car In The Driveway
Dear Jennifer, I apologize for the length of time it's taken for us to respond to your submission. I'm writing to let you know that we’re ultimately not able to make a publication offer for your MS. Our list is very small, and we receive so many more manuscripts than we could ever publish. This … Continue reading Possibly The Last Rejection Letter
Do what? Create blog content that's what. I am at a loss to figure out how some people can create so much content for their blogs while I currently find my brain lacking stimulus and my life pretty uneventful. There are bloggers out there who create one and sometimes more than one post every twenty-four … Continue reading How Do They Do It?