Monthly Archives: March 2014

Through Life’s Adventure, What Do You Do When You Lose Your Character Sheet?

Tomorrow is Saturday. Saturday is RPG day for me and my friends. Tomorrow we play a D&D/Pathfinder Module we began for Carlos’ birthday extravaganza. Fredora Thunderbolt is my alter ego in this game. She is a halfling ranger/bard/rogue because, in … Continue reading

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Weather & Joints, O My!

Feeling a bit on the edgy side today due to pain.  Many people can scoff about arthritics knowing about the weather changes, but – weather changes do affect the arthritic joints.  Summer, for those of you who have read this … Continue reading

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Beyond Your Blog: Freelancing, Getting Paid to Write, and Writing for Free

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Many of you are growing as writers and seek opportunities beyond your blog. To continue this conversation, let’s talk about freelancing and getting paid to write, and the flip side of this: writing for…

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Yesterday I escaped to Barnes & Noble Books for a few hours after a doctor’s appointment. I relaxed, roamed the stacks, had a delicious blueberry muffin with a regular coffee (yes, I know, shocking), and The Husband arrived a little … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Kalistos Ware talks about fasting during Lent and at other times.

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This has been an odd sort of day:  I slept late, which was needed for my body; there was playtime with Willie Fu, which was needed for the soul and heart; and then there was surfing of the web and … Continue reading

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Choosing the Perfect Blog Name: Paper and Salt

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
From Talking Covers to The Importance of Being Serbian, we always enjoy hearing from bloggers about the clever names they come up with for their blogs. Today, we’re chatting with Nicole Villeneuve, who writes about food…

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Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: Prayer

Happy Monday, all.  Yeah, I know.  Monday.  Just remember, you can’t get to the weekend without Monday. Following the prayer(s) idea for Lent.  Below is a wonderful discussion of prayer by one of the most interesting speakers I have ever … Continue reading

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Lenten Blogging

It has taken me a while to figure out what I need to do with the blog during Lent. Last night an idea woke me up from a form of sleep and I had to smile at the ceiling. The … Continue reading

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Super Easy, No Knead Artisan Bread – Honest! No Mixer Required!

Originally posted on My Foray Into Food Storage:
This week, one of my readers asked me if I had any easy, no-knead Artisan bread recipes.  I’d been sitting on a couple, but I had not made any of them yet. …

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