In Praise of 750 Words


In that post about cheating, I mentioned that it was partially drafted on the site 750 words (as was this post). I’ve been on and off of 750 Words for the last year, racking up over 80,000 words in 98 different daily entries.

750 Words is a very simple journaling site that counts your words . . . → keep reading

We have winners! Yay!

Mr. Aardvark, of Aardvark Essentials thank you very much, Heidi Fischbach of Heidi’s Table, and Shannon Wilkinson, that would be me of right here, are

Delighted to announce the people- and potion-winners of our contest!

[*Drum roll please!* Picture Shannon and Heidi, in . . . → keep reading

I’m hooking up with an Aardvark and you could win

It’s true. I’ve been spending time with the Aardvark of Aardvark Essentials and his glorious business partner, Heidi.

See, it all started when I fell in love with their lotions and potions for mixed up emotions (best tagline ever). Who wouldn’t really, with names like Night Queen, Ease Please and Cha Cha Chai. They smell . . . → keep reading

On explaining hypnosis

There are lots of reasons it’s hard to describe a hypnotic state. There are different levels of trance. People vary, as Paul Grilley says. (Sure he’s talking about yoga, but it’s still true.) And sometimes, there just aren’t words for some experiences.

I keep trying to explain it, though, because I love it for myself . . . → keep reading

I'm in Wikipedia! And other random tidbits.

Tidbit #1 – I’m in Wikipedia.

And, by “in” Wikipedia I mean that I was part of the “group of climbers” that aided an injured climber in one of the listed accidents. It remains one of the most memorable experiences of my life.

Tidbit #2 – I’m writing a novel in November.

Don’t you love . . . → keep reading

Listen to this!

Today on Twitter and Facebook I mentioned that my to dos for today include:

1. Finish newsletter. There’s still time to sign up before this issue goes out.

2. Make granola. My favorite is based off of this recipe. But I’ve tweaked it a bit. Way more nuts (whole almonds, walnuts, pecans!), vanilla, cinnamon and . . . → keep reading

A veritable smorgasbord of fun things!

Oh my goodness so much going on here at Chez Where Did Spring Go?

We have climbed mountains. Literally! I finally reached the summit of Mt. Hood. I’ve been trying to blog about it, but it was just such an amazing experience, it’s hard to put it into words. So here are pictures!. At 1,000 . . . → keep reading

Spring Hike and Early Bird Price

I’m just headed out the door for the first hike of spring. The weather report says we have a 50/50 chance of staying dry.

Before I go, I wanted to remind you that today, March 21, is the last day to get the early bird discount on Declutter Happy Hour. I hope you’ll join us!

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Why Do I Care About Your Clutter?

Since I introduced my new thing (If you haven’t yet, check it out, I’m ridiculously excited about it!) I’ve gotten some questions about why I’d be focusing on clutter or organization. “It’s not helping people create and do what they love,” they’d say.

And, they’d be right. And, they’d be wrong. See, clutter, can block . . . → keep reading

Coming Soon to a website near you! The one you’re looking at in fact…

In my most recent newsletter, (subscribe here) I shared with readers that I’ve been exploring how I can embrace a niche in my coaching practice. While it may seem like a good thing to have a market as big as, “I can help anyone who wants to make positive changes in their life,” it really . . . → keep reading