Category: one word Wednesday

Blank Pages

Love this graphic by Holley Gerth and so appreciate her willingness to share.  I’m already writing as fast as I can to fill the pages of 2015 with good words and great things.   Not dwelling on the past… Read More

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De-stressing the next 61 days

Halloween is two days away. That can only mean Thanksgiving and Christmas are on the horizon. Whatever calm and order in our world will soon disappear into preparations and participation for holiday festivities. All those preparations are taxing. The family gatherings… Read More

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SUPPORTING YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS

Today’s book market is flooded. Don’t believe me check out the statistics… According to Worldometers, so far this year 1,975,193 new book titles have been published. In 2012, there were 3,500 books published each day in the US…. Read More

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PINK – One Word Wednesday

October is pink month. You see pink everywhere. The designation of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) began in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries,… Read More

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What is COURAGE? – One Word Wednesday

Courage — confronting a difficult, frightening, painful, or disturbing situation when our first instinctive reaction is to flee. The word courage comes from root cour or coeur, which is French for heart. The essence of courage lies in… Read More

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The Hills are Alive with COLOR

Today’s One Word Wednesday is COLOR. Julie Andrews sang about the hills of Austria being alive with the Sound of Music. This fall the hills and mountains of Western Colorado are alive with color. Streams of yellow flow… Read More

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Beauty – One Word Wednesday

Edie Melson’s graphic of Thoreau’s quote about heaven under our feet fits perfectly with today’s word – Beauty. Recently my husband and I have been out and about traveling to farmer’s markets and orchards to buy fruits and vegetables to store for the coming… Read More

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Word-Magic – One Word Wednesday

Webster defines word-magic as magic involving the use of words in a manner determined by a belief that the very act of uttering a word summons or directly affects the person or thing that the word refers to…. Read More

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Perseverance – One Word Wednesday

In case you don’t know what perseverance is, it’s the continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, discouragement, obstacles, or opposition. Perseverance is a tenacious trait unlike perfectionism, which we looked at last week. One is an obstacle… Read More

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PERFECTIONISM – One Word Wednesday

I seem to be stuck on words that begin with the letter P this month. Not on purpose. Oops another P word. There’s a reason PERFECTIONISM is today’s word. As I rewrote the beginning sentence of my WIP (work… Read More

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