Monthly Archives: April 2013

Timid No More eBook Trailer

Timid No More eBook Trailer: (Video link) Timid No More: How I Broke Out of My Comfort Zone by Doing 101 Things and How You Can Break Out of Yours In the ebook Timid No More, I share my favorite … Continue reading

Posted in 101 Things, Books, Video | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments


#dpssimplicity If you’re ever looking to lighten the mood in a room full of seventh-graders, all you have to do is tell them where you’re going on vacation this summer. It’s guaranteed to produce an explosion of excited laughter. As … Continue reading

Posted in Photography Challenge | 2 Comments

Sneak Peak: Timid No More, an eBook

Update: I have published Timid No More | Check out the book trailer Here is a sneak peak at a project I am working on. (Drum roll please.) Timid No More: How I Broke Out of My Comfort Zone by … Continue reading

Posted in 101 Things | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Draw My Life, Please

I’m jumping in on the Draw My Life meme in response to Mama Kat’s vlogging prompt. (video link) My other vlogs: A Christmas Quest: Solve the Riddles to Find Your Present Living with the Millennial Generation Means Not Laughing at … Continue reading

Posted in Video | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

10 Chapters in a Book About Me

The Monday Listicles prompt gave me a chance to organize a book about my life. (Well, it’s the chapter titles for the book about my life at least. I gotta start somewhere.) From Dorky to Not Too Timid Chapter 1: … Continue reading

Posted in Et Cetera | Tagged | 10 Comments

First World Problems

h/t to John Lennon’s My son is tiptoeing around me, asking questions about my blog and my race, trying to break the ice. He knows I am still angry with him. I agree to bring him to his Saturday practice, … Continue reading

Posted in Scene from a Memoir | Tagged , | 27 Comments

Bad News Shop: Bases Loaded, Bottom of the Ninth

thathth Bases loaded, bottom of the ninth. If she can just hold off this batter, she’ll get her first win. The 7th-grade wood shop teacher made it clear that girls shouldn’t be in shop. The alternative, home economics, had a … Continue reading

Posted in Scene from a Memoir | Tagged , , , , | 50 Comments

Short. Ponytail. Wearing black.

A really smooth character would hide the bill in his hand, extend his arm into a shake with a sly nod, and be seated now, considering appetizers. Instead, we’re waiting in a corner at Eli Cannon’s, having fun, sure, but … Continue reading

Posted in Scene from a Memoir | Tagged , , , , | 30 Comments