Favorite Episodes: What’s a Red Cup Got To Do With It?

January is a time for looking back at the prior year, our wins and losses.   Favorite Episodes is a way for me to look back at what I’ve written in 2015 that was well received by my readers while diving into my blog stats and editorial calendar.  Over the next few weeks, I will be posting little or no new original content. Instead I am reblogging some of my most popular posts from 2015 and developing a Favorite Episodes Season Three page in the process.

NaBloPoMo_2015The new Starbucks holiday cup offends me. No, not my Christian sensibilities, but my creative sensibilities. Its minimalist approach has well been done before… the Hefty red solo cup which has been around since the 1970s. It’s boring and lacks originality. Personally, I would prefer something a little more creative when a company unveils a new design. Its boring but functional design will not stop me from buying a peppermint hot chocolate or two from Starbucks this holiday season. Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Theodore Roosevelt

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This week’s Monday motivation speaks to me about focus.  At least that is what resonates with me when I read the quote from Teddy Roosevelt.  Continue reading

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is November, the month that brings us NaNoWriMo, NaBloPoMo, Movember, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, American Thanksgiving and lots and lots of gratitude.  Writer’s Quote Wednesday will focus on gratitude this month. Continue reading

#WeekendCoffeeShare – November 22, 2015

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If you and I were having coffee right now … I would apologize for the clutter and lament how I just seem to not be able to stay on top of things.

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday – John F. Kennedy

It is November, the month that brings us NaNoWriMo, NaBloPoMo, Movember, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, American Thanksgiving and lots and lots of gratitude.  Writer’s Quote Wednesday will focus on gratitude this month. Continue reading

Follow Friday – The Week Before Thanksgiving

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This week’s Follow Friday post focuses on posts tagged Thanksgiving.  With Thanksgiving less than a week away it is hard for me not to get excited.  So this week I want to share with you some blogs posting about Thanksgiving, some culinary focused and some thanksgiving focused. Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Mister Rogers

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This week’s Monday motivation is in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night.  Fred Rogers quoting his mother’s advice to always look for the helpers comes to mind. Continue reading