Okay, Smartypants, is the saying, “the spitting image” or “the spit and image?”
POLISHING UP THE OLD • I’ve been working my ass off these last few weeks. One of the things I’ve been doing is taking old blog posts from sites I had prior to Wayward Sparkles, polishing them up a bit and then re-publishing them under the category, “Before WWS.” Except, there have been a few blog posts that once I started editing … well, they kind of took on a life of their own … and expanded way
Then I chickened out because I don’t like conflict and this feels very conflicty-ish, and then I realized that just because I don’t like conflict doesn’t mean I can’t handle conflict or that I have to back away from conflict.
A woman asked me this past week what God wants me to do with my life. I didn’t hesitate with my answer, “To entertain, of course. If He didn’t, He wouldn’t keep providing me with so much fodder to write about!”
Monday ♦ As inspiration for starting this blog, a friend in marketing recommended I watch the movie, Julie & Julia. (Yes, I know. It’s 2015 and this is the first time I’ve seen the movie. Better late than never, right?) It’s about a woman (Julie Powell) who (like me) wanted to open up new writing opportunities in her life. One of the points my friend was trying to make, something that Julie Powell also espoused in the movie, was that in order to create a successful blog, one should focus on one topic…like the challenge of cooking one’s way through all 500 plus recipes in Julia Child’s iconic cookbook in a
Who knew that Jennifer Lawrence and I have something in common?
Research suggests that memory gives precedence to backburnered items over other to do items. In other words, you’re brain is going to nag you.