Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I don’t have a Fiction Friday post this week, but I do have a guest post over at Michelle’s blog, Blessings by Me, where she offers “Frugal Tips and DIYs” from her home to yours! The word of 2020, as we all know, besides “chaotic”, is “virus”. We are reading about it, hearing about it, …

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This is a guest post from Thao Nguyen at Reedsy.com. I was not compensated for this post and any opinions within are the writers and not my own (though I also believe in the power of journaling). I have not used Reedsy much and can not claim to be an expert on the site, but …

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When I asked Lisa at The Manitoba Mom Blog if she would write a guest blog post, I wasn’t expecting the wonderful piece that follows. Maybe I think it’s wonderful because it hit me right where I needed it, but I have a feeling there are a lot of other people out there who need …

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 Sometimes my dad writes little stories about growing up. That’s when I realize I must have got the storytelling bug from him. This is something he shared this week on Facebook. Story, photos and captions by Ronnie Robinson. ”Windy, Your Ears Are Freezing” It was a calm but frosty minus zero morning; one of those …

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Thank you to Elizabeth Willson of It’s Still Life Photography for this great post about visual storytelling and authenticity in your photography! I loved it and hope you do too!  It was a process. As my children grew I dedicated my free time to learning the technical aspects of my camera. To obtaining gear. To …

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You are about to hear a question.   It may amuse you. It may shock you. It might make you angry. It will definitely confuse you.   I get it. I felt all of those things the four times someone has asked me the question. I was at a park with my daughter the first …

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Thank you to Michelle Delp from Pasture-ized for sharing this guest blog post with us today!   A pilot relies on the person in the tower to navigate him to safety. He can’t see that air traffic controller. He can’t always see the dangers around him, but he trusts that when he gets the message …

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