I’ve steered clear of eating meat (especially red meat) for over a week now, and every day that goes by the more convinced I am that I’ll never go back to my ultra-carnivorous lifestyle. I’ve come to conclusions about meat through a variety of channels—health, conscious, general disgust—but you’ll never believe how it all started.…… Continue reading My Strange, Surprising Path to a Veggie Diet
Our hands turn black at the end of April when the dewberries are ripe for picking. Fresh blooms on the country side give fragrance to the air reminiscent of lush mountains, and I can almost see them rising up around me. When spring comes, nature produces outdoor treasures that make staying inside less tempting than…… Continue reading How to Spring Clean Your Home, Body and Mind
My mom has been trying to get me to be her guest at the new CycleBar since the October soft opening. Finally, on the last week of December 2016, I found the time to give it a shot. This indoor spin class features over 40 Schwinn bikes arranged like an amphitheater in a dark lit…… Continue reading CycleBar Hattiesburg Review
Jesus, take the wheel. That’s all I can say. Today has been weird and snappy. Apparently, I’m being a total nightmare but I honestly can’t tell. Is this what sugar does to our brains? I detoxed from sugar all of last week until yesterday when I had a small slice of Marie Calendar’s chocolate creme…… Continue reading Detoxing from Sugar and I’m CRANKY!!!
The Caffeine Digest will undergo many changes in 2017 in order to zero in on more focused content. You may notice one of those changes if you are reading this blog today…the title. Out with the old. In with the new. This will be short and sweet. The Caffeine Digest, a generic name I used…… Continue reading What You Can Expect in 2017
Writers are prone to long periods of non-stop writing followed by periods of absolutely nothing. This back and forth routine can be damaging not only to our skills, but our word count. It is important to get words down every day and keep a regular social media presence to connect with readers and fellow word…… Continue reading BEST Online Resource for Fiction Writers!
Writing is a mirroring sport, and it requires little more than breath in the lungs and experience. Not writing experience. Just life experience. I guarantee success can be achieved in your creativity writing with little to no creativity involved. Let me preface by saying this advice does not always apply. For instance, if your interest…… Continue reading Fiction Writing: Creativity NOT NEEDED