8 years on WordPress!

Hi everyone! It's been a while since I posted. I wish I had some wonderful news as some excuse, a good reason for missing out on posting. But the truth is that I don't. Life happens. We all know this, and life happening isn't always a great thing. Sometimes negative things happen and we have…

Week Nineteen Check-in!

Hi to any and all that are reading this. I want to thank you for checking in with me today, for the last week of my weekly check-ins! It's been a great handful of months, with a lot of challenges along the way. Some days the writing bug finds me a little easier than other…

Week Eighteen Check-in!

Hi to any and all who are reading this. It has been a very unproductive week for me, not being able to crack my weekly goals. This is mostly due to an odd burn I managed to get on my left wrist, right on the fleshy part over the veins. I was cooking spaghetti with…

Week Seventeen Check-in!

Hi to any and all who happen to be reading this post. I want to thank you for stopping by to check in with me on this Monday. It truly means a lot to me that people have been coming along with me on my journey of keeping these goals. I would also like to…

Going the Distance: My Trip to Dyersville, Iowa

When I was younger, I was captivated by the movie, Field of Dreams. It was so different from anything I ever saw. The story was real, yet it wasn't; but it didn't feel like a fake view of the world around me, even though it incorporated elements of magic and the supernatural. The core of…

Week Sixteen Check-in!

Hi to any and all that are reading this. I apologize in advance for this being a rather boring post. I had a very productive week, though it had nothing to do with word count. But that is 100% okay... I knew going in to this week that I was going to focus my attention…

Week Fifteen Check-in!

Hi to any and all who are reading this. Welcome once more to my blog, where I'm currently keeping tabs on my weekly writing goals. My goals have been the same for nearly four months now, being that I want to achieve a word count of 5,000 words each week. I also have a secondary…

Week Fourteen Check-in!

Hi to any and all that are reading this. Thanks again for checking in with me and keeping me accountable. Keeping this word count goal going can be difficult at times. This past week is a good example of this. I'm sorry to say that I fell way short of my goal for this past…

Week Thirteen Check-in!

Hi to any and all who happen to be reading this. I am happy to report that week thirteen finds me back on track with my weekly goals. I was able to hit my 5k word count goal for the week, which is especially good considering last week's debacle that found me coming up short.…

Week Twelve Check-in!

Hi to any and all that are reading this. I want to thank you all for stopping by to check in with me once more, especially this week. If you have read along with me over the weeks, you will have seen many instances of weekly successes... but that will not be the case this…