readers, writers, authors, and bloggers!
first time this year, it’s the First Wednesday of the month when we celebrate IWSG Day, in the form of a blog hop featuring
all of the members of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Founded by Alex Cavanaugh and fostered by like-minded associates, IWSG is a place to
share the fabulous views and exciting news that occurs along our fascinating
writing journeys. Pull up a chair and join us!
I don’t know about you, but
I’m taking the fact that this New Year began on a Friday as a good omen! Happy
New Year, everyone!
Today is National Epiphany
Day! Have you had yours today?
I didn’t quite reach my
goal of 52 short stories by year’s end for anyone keeping track. But, 44 out of
52 isn’t too bad, considering how uninspiring last year was. I read 25 books and thoroughly enjoyed all but
one. Because I don’t relish the thought
of getting – or giving - bad reviews, that’s all I’ll say about that for now
;-) And, thanks to my lovely daughter, I got the long-awaited blue-star tree
Fish cough. Did you just do
a double-take? I sure did the first time I saw those two words strung together.
I couldn’t fathom such an idea as factual. It couldn’t be true. But it is! In addition, fish yawn on occasion and
are frequently known to burp as well. The perfectly scientific fact is that,
let’s face it, our seas and waterways aren’t always as pristine as we’d like to
think they are (and it’s not necessarily human-caused pollution.) Luckily, and
likely by design, whenever bits of particulate matter becomes lodged in their
gill rakes, fish are equipped to ‘cough’ them out. Six days into the New Year, and I’m inspired!
Fun Fact: Since founding
Library in 1995, Dolly Parton has donated 100 million books to
That’s all for this time,
friends. Until again, be well. Keep your
eyes on the road ahead, and be inspired.