Maddie the Bulldog as a Cartoon

Advertisements 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

Advertisements 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 weContinue reading “What I look for in a writer: Karen Carlson blog”

Early Morning Poll: Insomnia

Advertisements 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 3Continue reading “Early Morning Poll: Insomnia”

Another year, so now what?

Advertisements 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 myContinue reading “Another year, so now what?”