Author Archives: Marcy

About Marcy

I blog about trying to get out of my comfort zone, completing 101 things in 1001 days (and beyond), and writing my memoirs. My book: Timid No More.

Relaxing the rules on a new link party–join me on Sundays

I have a history of trying to get link parties going, only to have them flop because I make them too complicated. Is that what’s going on with MultiMEDIA Splice? To make it easier and more inviting, I’m relaxing the … Continue reading

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Tangled Up in Blue

{MultiMEDIA Splice, a link party; update: now easier to join} Please press play and listen to the song as you read this post. “In a 1978 interview Dylan explained this style of songwriting: ‘What’s different about it is that there’s … Continue reading

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Year in Review: 2014

{MultiMEDIA Splice, a link party} Year in Review: 2014 January New Life Amid the Polar Vortex I’ve never been a gardener, so it was eye-opening to see how much I loved coaxing sunflowers to bloom in my basement in the … Continue reading

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Beyond 101 Things: 15th Quarterly Report

{Link up your favorite post of 2014 or a “year in review” post at Year in Review: MultiMEDIA Splice #5.} 15th Quarterly Report: October – December, 2014 I finally shook off the doldrums after completing my 101 things in 1001 days … Continue reading

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What I Ate on Christmas: Getting Figgy with It

{Link up your favorite post of 2014 or a “year in review” post at Year in Review: MultiMEDIA Splice #5.} Warmth (Daily Post Photo Challenge) With older teens at Christmas, the focus isn’t much on the presents anymore. It’s on … Continue reading

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Link up your favorite post of 2014

In honor of the coming new year, I will be relaxing the rules on my new link party, MultiMEDIA Splice, and inviting bloggers to link up their favorite post of 2014. I hope to see you on Sunday. Merry Christmas! … Continue reading

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I accidentally angered a psychic

{Link up your favorite post of 2014 or a “year in review” post at Year in Review: MultiMEDIA Splice #5.} . I’m not superstitious. Sure, I knock on wood when something could jinx me, and I throw salt over my … Continue reading

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Searching for Jimi’s Castles Made of Sand

{Join me in “MultiMEDIA Splice,” a link party. Directions below.} An expanse of deep mud separated us from our quixotic destination, having been abandoned by the tide hours before. My husband shook his weary head at me. Surely I didn’t … Continue reading

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Tunnels of Love

{Join me in “MultiMEDIA Splice,” a new link party. Directions below.} “Wish on everything. Pink cars are good, especially old ones. And stars of course, first stars and shooting stars. Planes will do if they are the first light in … Continue reading

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Pork Carnitas: Meatlovers, Prepare to Swoon (MultiMEDIA Splice #1, a new link party)

{Join me in this new “MultiMEDIA Splice” link party. Directions below.} Pork Carnitas: Meatlovers, Prepare to Swoon Sure, I’ve had some success serving my family root vegetable tagine or butternut squash pasta sauce on Meatless Mondays, but the fact is … Continue reading

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