Category Archives: Blogging

Travel writing in strange and difficult times

Everyone’s world has turned upside down in the last two weeks. Nothing is the same. We’re all dealing with the impact of COVID-19 in different ways. I stopped writing my blog posts about our trip to New Zealand. I was torn about what I should do. My plan for 2020 had been to transition from…
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Mixing it up in Miami

Halfway through the busy holiday season, my husband and I decided that we would require a little R&R once our three sons (and a girlfriend) had departed. We took off the week between Christmas and New Years and began to plan our getaway. We ran into a few obstacles, but the trip was well-worth it.…
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Some Cures for the Writer’s Block Blues

I won’t lie; last week was a tough one. I’m not a writer who suffers much from writer’s block but by Friday afternoon it had hit me like a ton of bricks. I drafted two blog posts over the course of an hour but they were both worthless. I grudgingly deleted them, acknowledged that the…
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How to Handle Useful vs. Useless Criticism

Hard to believe that the first week of February has come and gone already! I wish I could say the month had started off as an easy, productive one but it didn’t. However, today begins the second week of the month and I’m determined to turn things around before I find myself mired in the…
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