An Open Letter to my old friend, Sleep

The Question You Should Be Asking Yourself Everday

“What one great thing would you dare to dream, if you knew you could not fail?”

What I look for in a writer: Karen Carlson blog

Over the years, I’ve been referred to as the “Grammar Police,” or the “Grumpy Grammar Girl,” but that’s just fine by me. As journalists, 90% of our job is writing.  It solidifies the facts and sets the tone of the story.  It provides credibility that we know what we’re talking about and that we haveContinue reading “What I look for in a writer: Karen Carlson blog”

Early Morning Poll: Insomnia

My Dad and I are super-close because I have always had problems with insomnia.  He has always been a night owl and was always the one I would talk to, since he was always working late at his home-based publishing company. So I know what you’re going through if you’re reading this at 3 inContinue reading “Early Morning Poll: Insomnia”

CHOPPED SALAD!! A lesson in horrible customer service.

CHOPPED SALAD!! I often like to blog when I find funny circumstances in public places.  Take for example, my lunch today. There were four of us at a popular downtown restaurant.  The three women ordered salads.  We were deep in conversation about ways to help with a charity we’re working on when a waitress cameContinue reading “CHOPPED SALAD!! A lesson in horrible customer service.”