• Journal,  Writing

    Summer Plans (You and Characters)

    Summer is here and who doesn’t love sunny days, shorts and ice cream, right? Okay, I know there are some of you ‘crazy’ people out there that do love the cold and snow. I am definitely not one of them. I love being warm, not wearing heavy coats and ice cream on a hot day. Let’s talk about summer plans! But let’s move on. It’s summer and I bet you have plans, whether it’s a vacation, continuing to work, or spending time with your family. Summer Summer is a time of freedom, especially for the younger ones. They look forward to the time away from school, vacations, doing (almost) nothing…

  • Writing Fun!

    June’s Writing Theme: Fun!

    This month’s theme is about all about fun and who doesn’t like fun! So what things do you have planned for the summer? What does your family like to do for fun? Example: Our family takes time during the spring to create a checklist of all the things we would like to do durning the summer and my kids are great with coming up with things. Each year there are new items on the list and some classic things like going to the ice cream shop and having rootbeer floats.  This year my son wants to visit the Domes. He loves plants and I mentioned I went as a kid, so he put it on…

  • Inspirational,  Journal

    Dream Vacation and Why I Chose…

    Dream Vacation: Now that the weather is getting warmer and I actually got a sunburn yesterday even though it is only February in Wisconsin. I feel that my skin goes into shock when the sun gets a bit closer to the earth to create warmer days. Being a readhead with a pale complexion doesn’t help either. I need an alarm that reminds my brain to put sunblock on when the weather changes, but enough about me. The nice weather got me thinking about what my dream vacation would be. Where that would be and why it would be my dream vacation.   My brain immediately goes to places like Ireland…