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What Careful Soil Testing Revealed About My Level of Patience

Soil testing in my garden accurately measured the level of my patience. Listen to me read this post: Dave tested his soil and found out that it was very low in phosphorous. He went to a seed plant, bought some, and added phosphorous to his garden. Now his potato plants are three feet tall. “Do […]

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What Really Matters

Hello everyone! I hope you’re having a good long weekend. This is a re-post of an earlier article. As I wrap up two weeks of vacation, it’s good to remember as I head in the direction of home, what really matters. Take care and enjoy! Starting a business is hard! What’s more difficult yet is […]

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The Joy of Publishing

Wow. I’ve just had a most-rewarding experience. I’ve been fortunate to publish three of my own books. I worked with book designers, e-book producers, editors, and printers. I learned how to get ISBNs and how to get catalogue in publication information.  By the time I published three books, I’d learned a lot. When I was […]

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What Really Matters

Hello everyone! I hope you’re having a good lomg weekend. This is a re-post of an earlier article. As I wrap up two weeks of vacation, it’s good to remember as I head in the direction of home, what really matters. Take care and enjoy! Starting a business is hard! What’s more difficult yet is […]

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Confessions of a People-pleasing Perfectionist

All right, fellow perfectionists and people pleasers, this one’s for us. On my last editing course, I got 70%. It’s a passing grade, but it’s not the high score and dripping praise I’m used to. In fact, it’s downright embarrassing. So why am I telling you? I’m sharing this because although the mark was disappointing, […]

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