August 3, 2021
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Love Me Some Matcha: A PureChimp Rooibos Matcha Review

A tea review: matcha-style Rooibos from PureChimp
August 1, 2021
Book, Elegy for the Undead, on table top with plant

Book Review: Elegy for the Undead

Book review: Elegy for the Undead.
July 30, 2021
bathtub in lovely bathroom, live plants, table with candle and window visible

Positivity Corner: A Midweek Bath and Guilty Pleasure TV

Sometimes I just need a break midweek. And that's okay.
July 27, 2021
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How Wandering Aimlessly Led to My First “Big Break” as a Writer

My love of horses led to my first break as a writer. A story of inspiration.
July 24, 2021
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Thank You, God – I’m Leaving Here

Sometimes, you just gotta leave.
July 20, 2021
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Things I Wish I Had Said: Unconventional Choices

Anonymous “I don’t respect you because of the choices you’ve made.” She said it as if the weight of her words bore Gospel truth. I had […]
July 18, 2021
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Audition Tips: Be Ye Awkward or Be Ye Cheeky

Audition tips from a seasoned casting director and actor: let your personality shine through.
July 18, 2021
hills and valleys of Isle of Arran

Literary Travel: The Isle of Arran

Finding inspiration in literature for your best travel yet. This journey, into the Isle of Arran, Scotland!
July 14, 2021
Dark street at night, a few small lights shining

That Night in Parramatta

When all seems meaningless, is there hope?
July 14, 2021

Purple Rain Tea Review: A Fruity Delight

A lovely, fruity blend with unique Kenyan purple tea!
July 13, 2021
love spelled out on wooden tiles, with a red heart, rose petals, and roses in the background

Things I Wish I’d Said: “Dear Pastor Who Blamed Me for Being Abused”

Anonymous **Trigger warning: Mention of sexual assault and spiritual abuse** It may come as a surprise to you, but there’s a reason I haven’t been in […]
July 12, 2021
man with blue backpack standing at summit looking down on valley and mountains below

From the Mountaintops: 5 Hikes for Inspiration

Getting out into nature can be that impetus to get your creative juice flowing again. Here are 5 hikes in the USA that just might do it for you.
July 11, 2021
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Sometimes Technology Wins

Sometimes we win. Sometimes, it's the machines.
June 30, 2021
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Question Me an Answer…

Sometimes questions left unasked can result in surprising things...
June 29, 2021
ShihTzu sitting on gravel with bushes in background

My Favorite Things: The Tiger

My favorite things: The Tiger, a wonderful rescue ShihTzu.
June 26, 2021

Book Review: Mimi Lee Cracks the Code

Cozy mystery review: Mimi Lee Breaks the Code, a fun, fantastical episode in the Sassy Cat Mysteries!
June 24, 2021
light brown teddy bear peering around corner, holding sign saying "looking for a friend"

Divergent Memory of a Burning Heap

Our memories diverge from one another. Sometimes there's joy to be found in the divergence - sometimes there's a painful reality to discover.
June 23, 2021
Fantastic character, woman covered in leaves and bark

Writing Prompts: Fantasy

Try some fantasy writing prompts to help get the juices flowing.
June 21, 2021

A Peak Inside the Flock of MockingOwls: Our Work Spaces

Scattered across the globe, the MockingOwls have found some lovely creative workspaces at home and away.
June 19, 2021
Black women and men protesting on Juneteenth

Juneteenth is Only the Beginning

Juneteenth is a beginning. But it's only just that.
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