Maddie the Bulldog as a Cartoon

So here is something ridiculous for you dog fans to enjoy. Here is the “before” version: And how about the “after?” I came across this new app when I got my new phone this weekend.  It’s a great way to waste a lot of time – I can confirm that!

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”

Another year, so now what?

I’m trying to figure out what to write about on this New Year’s Day.  The natural assumption is to write about resolutions, but I think “goals” are a better way to go.  I’m going to take a friend’s advice and look at personal, professional and financial.  I’m going to need to sit in my thinkingContinue reading “Another year, so now what?”