IN OTHER WORDS | 2014 In Review By The Numbers

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. These stats are really from August – December 2014 when I started actively posting to external sites. Kind of excited to see the numbers going up. I’m happy to have you readers here for support. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable […]


Happy New Year! Thank you so much for reading my blog. In August, I started submitting guest posts to other sites. I have gained followers, yes, but more importantly, community, support, and exposure. Thank you editors, fellow bloggers and readers! In honor of the success, I am sharing my top guest posts for 2014. Coming […]


December 20, 2014 is my 50th birthday. And, I’d like to just say WTF? Today, December 19th on BLUNTmoms, the day before I hit that half century mark, my newest guest post goes live. Guess what it’s about? Ageing, getting old, being old, having grey hair in places you don’t want to think about, talk […]

IN OTHER WORDS | It’s the Journey

I started my blog in 2009. I posted sporadically. My followers were friends and family. I joined no blogging communities, submitted to no other sites; I just plugged away as a creative outlet. I had no plan or even much passion. I enjoyed it, but it was back burner. Fits and starts, there were periods […]

IN OTHER WORDS | All About That Alto

When I was in Junior High, I was in choir. I was a soprano because I was on the cusp between alto and soprano, so the teacher put me with the high notes. I think he needed more sopranos. I could do it, but keeping those high notes was not easy. So sometimes I just […]

IN OTHER WORDS | A Writing House

I’m going to love this month. But, I already screwed up! I was so excited about #NaBloPoMo—National Blog Post Month, writing one blog post every day and posting it to BlogHer with a huge community of other bloggers—that I started my first post on October 31st and put it on BlogHer and then it was […]