Awesome Day #8 — What I learned

Today is the last day of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  It’s been one of the best times in a long time and I’ve learned much I’ll need for the journey ahead.  I’m planning to take what I learned and apply it to my everyday life.  So if you’re feeling overwhelmed, unsure, or just tired, here’sContinue reading “Awesome Day #8 — What I learned”

Awesome Day #7 — Meeting With the Mentor

Yow!!!  Yesterday (on day #7 of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’) I had arranged to meet well-known and respected writer.  I’ve never really gotten to talk to anyone on that level before, and by contacting them, I had brought myself into this whole new range of experience. I had been quite nervous before our meeting forContinue reading “Awesome Day #7 — Meeting With the Mentor”

Awesome Day #6 — Finding 30 y/o Magic Shields

Yesterday was day #6 of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  Tomorrow I’ll tell you about my sear-the-flesh-from-your-bones Meeting With the Mentor (all of you Hero’s Journey fans know what I’m talking about). But day #6 was about cleaning out our ‘junk’ room which had originally been our childhood toy room.  And sure enough I found aContinue reading “Awesome Day #6 — Finding 30 y/o Magic Shields”

Awesome Day #5 — Play Time

Yesterday was day #5 of my 8 day stay-cation.  It was a time of rest and having WAY too much fun creating new pinterest images. Allow me to explain — I love Matt Adrian’s bird pictures. And I had a pin of one I thought would make a great Hannibal pin (Hannibal is amazing BTW).  So,Continue reading “Awesome Day #5 — Play Time”

Awesome Day #4 — Out With the Junk

Yesterday was day #4 of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  Really, I have already got everything I was looking for out of this break.  Yesterday I did some big cleaning (I’m working to get rid of a lot of junk) and a little yard work, but mostly I had revelations (what do you do on yourContinue reading “Awesome Day #4 — Out With the Junk”

Awesome Day #3 — Finishing a book

Yesterday was day #3 of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  Except for going to see X-men (it was great!), I spent the rest of the day working on my novel Fall Street.  It’s not done yet, but it’s getting closer. As a writer, there’s a special feeling as you get toward the end of a book,Continue reading “Awesome Day #3 — Finishing a book”

Awesome Day #2 — A Writer’s Paradise

Yesterday was day 2 of my 8 day ‘stay-cation’.  I left home briefly for a delectable Depalmas lunch, and took a 7.5 mile cycle ride in the evening.  The rest of the day?  Writing! (and Watching X-Men First Class in prep for the new movie). I decided to chart out all I wanted/needed to doContinue reading “Awesome Day #2 — A Writer’s Paradise”

Awesome Day #1 — Rediscovering the Land of My Dreams

As you may have read, on 5/21 I began my 8 day stay-cation.  Here’s some things I learned yesterday in the quest to rediscover my life — I stayed home all day except a quick trip to our local park (Watsons Mill State Park) to take an evening walk with my sister.  So what didContinue reading “Awesome Day #1 — Rediscovering the Land of My Dreams”

8 Days of Awesome

  Today marks the first day of my ‘staycation’.  The last time I had one was about 6 or 7 years ago and it was one of the highlights of my life.  This one is even more important. 2014 is THE year of breakthrough and change for me.  It’s time to retire the gentle draftContinue reading “8 Days of Awesome”

How to Reevaluate Your Life

When you decide to reevaluate your life, remember: you are not looking for easy answers.  At this stage you are only trying to ask the right questions. 10 QUESTIONS What’s my dream life?  If you could have anything, no holds bared, what would you be doing, day in and day out?  It’s fine to haveContinue reading “How to Reevaluate Your Life”