Category Archives: Goal setting

Note to Self: Don’t Listen to Me

Here’s the deal. Refined sugar is the devil and its evil tentacles are sprinkled everywhere. I don’t want to hear about moderation. That kind of quackery is for people who are building up a tolerance for arsenic or iocaine powder. … Continue reading

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Make It So

Several years ago when Louisiana was simultaneously flooding and on fire, I renounced any desire to be “the decider.” While I did retain the right to proclaim that, “I’m not in charge,” which is passive-aggressive code for, “You’re not doing … Continue reading

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Halfway to Infinity

I joined a group called 12 Short Stories. You submit 1 a month and there’s a max limit of 1500 words. The prompt for the month of January was “No One Can Ever Know.” I wrote a story titled Halfway to … Continue reading

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That Time My Resolve Held

Today’s writing prompt is to write about resolutions kept. My problem with that is that several years ago I gave up resolutions for Lent and haven’t looked back. If resolutions are paper to-do lists, then I killed a forest conquering … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Surviving 2019

I signed up with https://writerswrite.co.za/ and they send me a daily prompt, which I am going to use for my blog. These prompts come at the crack of midnight, so I should be able to do one daily. Yippee! Here … Continue reading

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The Two-th

Way back in 2012 my starting goal post count was one a week, which got downgraded to one a month-ish when I started the PhD program. Since August lasted about 90 days this semester, I’m not too far off my … Continue reading

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Exogenous Shock*

Surprise, surprise! I went to a conference and I liked it. What’s not to like about plenty of good food, good company, a boxing bag in the gym, and setting the a/c  on 67 with no complaints from the peanut gallery? … Continue reading

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