Archive for March, 2008

Diamond Hunting In The Wal-Mart Parking Lot

By Myla Madson I tell you, my oldest daughter is something else. Last summer she would wake up at the crack of dawn and ride her bike to the mall. It was only a short distance away and she would ride with friends so it wasn’t so much a safety concern I was having, but [...]

Write and Grow Rich

By Suzanne Harrison Are there any writers out there who don’t want to make money from writing? Who don’t want to earn a living from their writing? Who don’t want to become rich from their writing? Well, there probably are. And that’s fine. But this article isn’t for them. This article is for you. You [...]

From Lives of Quiet Desperation, Part IV

I have always wondered about the way people spend their Friday nights. For many of us it is the end of a hard week of working, a weekend of freedom is in sight, and the desire to let loose has taken over. Some like to go really wild. Maybe that means dinner at a restaurant [...]

The Gatorade Mentality, Part III

Ok, if we have been honest, we realize that we might be driven to accumulate things, and that our closets and desks and lives seem cluttered as a result. Or maybe not. Maybe it is just me and your neighbor. So what do we do? I know that I often wish I could start over. [...]

The Dirty Tub Syndrome, Part II

Is your desk clean? You have always tried to defend your messy desk by saying, “I know where everything is!” If that is true, then put those things in an ordered place. The only thing that is keeping you from doing that is… I am the worst. My desk is a horrible mess with stacks [...]