Thinking Twice

I Do and I Don’ts

Now for some “I Do and I Don’ts”  – my way of clearing my head of random thoughts. Sure, we’re not supposed to use ‘and’ or ‘but’ so much, but sometimes, you just can’t help yourself.  You should try it… I do think I should plan for my retirement, but I don’t think I’ll ever actually… Continue reading I Do and I Don’ts


Things Aren’t What They Seem

I took this picture a few years back when on a trip to the L.A. Zoo with my kids. Only afterward, when sorting through my shots for the day did I run across this remarkable act. Once I looked closer, it was clear what was really going on. The same is true about many things… Continue reading Things Aren’t What They Seem


Words to Watch For

Before you let that novel go out into the world to be torn apart, do some of that yourself. When writing your first draft, it’s a matter of getting the words out, not right. But don’t let those unnecessary words stick around. Sometimes a simple search in your manuscript will open your eyes. Here are a… Continue reading Words to Watch For