Posts Tagged: writing

Thoughts on Writing

12Apr2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

There is no great writing, only great rewriting. ~ Justice Louis Brandeis I realized earlier today that the last magazine article I submitted had been rewritten at least twenty times. Twenty times! It started out as a 500-word newspaper column, printed almost nine years ago, when I was a total newbie to writing and absolutely… Read more »

My NASCAR Surprise

14Mar2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

NASCAR is just a redneck sport, right? I used to assume that. Now, you’d think that by my age, I’d know not to form judgments about things that I’m unfamiliar with. But I guess we all tend to do that to some degree. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Quik Trip Folds of… Read more »

The Ease of Working from Home

28Jul2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

(That headline is dripping with sarcasm, if you can’t tell. DRIPPING.) Sometimes, it takes me a full 24 hours to accomplish nothing. It’s 4:00pm and I have tried three times to sit down and get some work done at this computer. And three times, I’ve failed. The first time, I got sucked into Facebook for a few… Read more »

Working for It

3Jul2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Zach's Zone

Someone I greatly respect once said, “Everybody’s praying for a blessing, but it’s rare that money just falls into your lap. Sometimes getting a blessing means you’ve gotta put on your work boots and get dirty earning it.” That’s probably not an exact quote, but what he’s saying is so true. I’ve been pretty transparent about… Read more »

Happy Mothers Day

12May2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In honor of this special day dedicated to motherhood, I want to share a few favorite pics and links to a few Mother’s Day columns I’ve written through the years. Investing in Motherhood I wouldn’t be where I am today without all the lovely moms who’ve invested into my life. My mom and her mom,… Read more »