Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Running Scared, or How To Be Fearless

  Two of my favorite books on writing are Page After Page and Chapter After Chapter by Heather Sellers. I have found that these books, like most good books on writing, have taught me a lot about life, too. In Chapter After Chapter, there is a section about moving too fast and using speed to …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Oh, How I Love Jemima Puddle-duck!

Beatrix Potter’s (1866-1943) words and illustrations grace the pages of my go-to baby shower gift. (Well, that and Winnie the Pooh!) Her stories have entertained generations of children, ballet patrons and television watchers. She first published The Tale of Peter Rabbit in 1901 and went on to publish over 23 books. They continue to sell all …

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The Perils of Multitasking

I have always considered myself to be a good multitasker. At work, I can usually manage to keep many balls in the air – typing a letter while answering the phone, setting up the ever-changing schedule while taking multiple phone calls and texts, completing payroll in the midst of doctors stopping in and asking questions …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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