Planning, Goals, Progress and Coffee

If you were coming over for coffee, I would greet you with a hug and some chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven. It has been a while since I posted on this blog, but I have been pretty busy. The fact that my computer has a nasty virus did not help either. December is …

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Celebrate The Small Things – Writing Edition

“Today I am Grateful for…” Gratitude Journal by positivephrasesgifts This week’s gratitude list includes a lot of things about writing. First of all, I am grateful that I was able to plan out some blog posts for the next few weeks on topics I am interested in sharing with you. Because I am writing now …

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Elderberry – An A To Z Challenge Post

E is for Elderberry Elder (Sumbucus) leaves, bark, roots and berries in their raw condition are poisonous. The culinary use lays in its syrup, which is derived from the berries, as well in creations of jams, jellies, sauces and pies. Eating the cooked berries by themselves is not advised as they are bitter on their …

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Workaholic – A Haiku

overwhelming tasks lost in the vortex of chores searching for a break Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 Disclaimer: the image is by an artist named A. TW, and it is available at RedBubble, of which I am an affiliate – supporting independent artist, and helping them to reach a wider audience)  

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Book Review: The Miracle Morning – Self-Help Book Experiment Part 2

  Title: The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (before 8 AM) Author: Hal Elrod Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Rating: 5/5 Stars Like I wrote yesterday, I am in the midst of not just reviewing, but also implementing some of the self-help books that are on my desk (or computer). Currently …

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New Series "The Last Ship" Comands Attention

I was torn to watch last night between watching “Rising Star” or “The Last Ship” on TNT. Considering that I read the devastating reviews of the former, I am glad I met the decision to commit to the Drama. And I think you should take a look at it too. With the presence of a …

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G.I.Joe – Retaliation (Review)

First thought of the movie, and the most prevailing one throughout it for me: Why in the hell did they kill off Channing Tatum within the first 10 minutes of the film? Now that was one big disappointment, considering that another character (Flint) would not have been missed at all, while Channing’s character Duke was …

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P Is For Pieces

Picking up the pieces of the few things I have encountered through the week, starting with the letter P 1. Pacific Rim The movie started promising, I was pretty exited about the visual effects and the intro part of the movie – the world coming together to safe itself. What a wonderful concept. And then …

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