Big news this week. Merriam-Webster announced some of the 100 or so words it’s adding to it’s Collegiate Dictionary.
They include f-bomb, sexting and life coach.
The lack of a well-understood and widely accepted definition for life coach has both drawn me to using it, and repelled me.
I liked that when I started using . . . → keep reading
Today I was revisiting some posts from the beginnings of this blog, and came across this one. I think it’s worth repeating:
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The term procrastination is generally though of as a problem, but, is it really? Have you ever heard of “just-in-time” production or inventory? The theory is that a . . . → keep reading
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Yesterday marked the end of 13 straight weeks of posting every weekday. In that entry, I shared with you a few of the more popular posts from these last three months.
Now, I want to share with you a few of the posts, that didn’t get quite as much attention, but I think are worth . . . → keep reading
Today marks the end of 13 weeks straight of daily (Monday – Friday) blog posts. That’s 65 posts in a row. A number I never thought I could achieve, much less want to.
How did I do it?
Good question. And of course the simple answer is one post at a time.
I know beyond . . . → keep reading
I stopped at my PO Box today. Nothing urgent in there, so I just slipped the mail in my bag. Not such a big deal, except that I’ve done that the last three times I’ve been by the Post Office.
So now, I’m not only hauling around extra weight and having to shove my computer . . . → keep reading
I often start my blogging process with some free writing. I word doodle some ideas, ask myself questions, and just write whatever comes to mind. I usually end up with a nugget or two that becomes my blog post. I take that, write more, refine it, edit it, and post it.
For the longest time, . . . → keep reading
Today I’m participating in another one of Maryann Devine’s Secret Play Dates. I’m a member of the Society of the Secret Play Date and have written about them before, how playing helps my productivity, and even how it was okay when I screwed up and missed the group call.
I haven’t been able to make . . . → keep reading
Last night was the season premiere of the television show, Leverage. While I enjoy watching it when I can, after all it is filmed in Portland, it’s not something I watch regularly because it’s on TNT, and I don’t have cable.
But last night I had to make sure I could see it.
See, back . . . → keep reading
How often have you heard that?
I need to find the time, so I can get that project finished…
As soon as I find the time, I’ll get started on that thing I really want to do…
When I find the time, I’ll finally get to all of those things I’ve been dreaming about…
It’s . . . → keep reading