Tag Archives: Motivation

Bust The Writing Rut

The first thing you need to know about a writing rut is that it can happen to anyone. It can happen to you. It can happen to your friend. It can happen to your dog. It can happen to your … Continue reading

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Blogging 307

I got a fortune cookie today and the fortune read, “Someone is looking up to you. Don’t let that person down.” Well knock me over and help me up. I’ve felt that way a lot, whether it was from working … Continue reading

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A Letter From Jen

Yesterday I posted a letter I wrote to my blogger friend, Jen. She is less than two weeks away from running a marathon and asked me to write here a motivational letter. So, I did just that. Then she replied … Continue reading

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A Letter To Genealogy Jen

Dear Genealogy Jen, I just got back from an exhilarating run and thought this was the perfect time to write to you! Actually, that’s a lie. I’ve been sitting here for a while. I didn’t go for a run. I’m also … Continue reading

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Here Now

There is a lesson to be learned from all the pages we have turned a meaning sitting there waiting to find our grip words that may never leave our lip except for the promises we don’t keep and the foggy words … Continue reading

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A Letter To Petrina

Dear Petrina, Hello and bonjour my fellow Canadian! Don’t worry, I won’t do this whole letter in english and french. Just french. Comment ça va? Ça va bien? Me too. Une question pour vous: Où est le pamplemousse? Dans la … Continue reading

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A Letter To Dee

Dear Dee, If you’re reading this letter I want you to know that we just made history! This is my first letter out to the Middle East and this is your first letter from Canada. And if it’s not your … Continue reading

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A Bookmark Follows

Behind every cover is an untold story Characters come and go Foreign settings become familiar The plot thickens before it gets thinner A bookmark follows Some chapters take their time Filling the soul with something that was not there Others pass through during … Continue reading

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Painting The Picture

Breathe in Pencil markings fill an empty canvas They are the guideline They are the base They are the precursor For the picture you wish to paint What is erased will be redone To improve To perfect To validate Images you … Continue reading

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20 Quotes

Over the last few years and few minutes, I have come up with 20 quotes that you can use for humour, inspiration, motivation, or nothing at all. Feel free to give me credit if you steal them. Or not. Your … Continue reading

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