Challenge: 50 Books in 2011

I was inspired by Nichole Dominguez on Twitter to take this challenge. I vow to read 50 books in 2011. Once upon a time, I was an avid reader. I couldn’t get enough to read. Then along came marriage, family, electronic devices, and social media. Between Tweeting, Facebooking, and played Bejeweled at night I rarely…

31 Days to Build a Better Blog

I’m excited and nervous to start Darren Rowse’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. Finding Rowse was a happy accident for me. I was visiting one site, followed a link to another and another, and ended up at the ProBlogger site. I instantly bookmarked it and it is now on my regular weekly blog…

Bloggy Moms Blog Challenge: Childhood Ambitions

The longest dream I’ve ever had was to be a writer. It started early in life when I spent time in my grandfather’s book store. It was heaven there for me. I could roam the aisles, curl up in the magazine section and read anything I wanted. Then came the idea that I could create…