Archive | February 24, 2014

Cousin Belle’s Top Posts And Pages – Feb 24th, 2014

Just so you can see what other readers looked at, here you go:

(Bald Eagles for the win!)

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A Global Pastime: Watching American Bald Eagles Online 11
15 Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee [Huffington Post] 3
Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights on Feb. 14th – 15th, 2014 3
Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” Schedule For Feb. 23 – March 5, 2014 2
St. Patrick’s Souvenir Vintage Victorian Postcard Products 2
New Orleans Mardi Gras Poster Gallery by Andrea Mistretta 1
Home page / Archives 1
The Automat Vending Machines New York City 1
NEW! Cousin Belle’s Postage Stamp Designs 1
I’m a “ZPro” Zazzle Seller!! 1
~Why I Love Reddit & Imgur~ 1
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McDonald’s and Taco Bell rethink breakfast – Feb. 24, 2014

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McDonald’s and Taco Bell rethink breakfast – Feb. 24, 2014

NOT that I’m a huge fan of McDonald’s, but my son used to work there, and it really is a large part of the fabric that makes ‘Murica…many childhood memories.

My son and I discussed the potential for McDonald’s to extend their breakfast hours just a few days ago, so it’s interesting that this news is exactly what we were thinking. We’ve both been restaurant cashiers, drive-through attendants, counter servers, waitstaff, and I’ve been a manager, so we often try to theoretically ‘fix’ places where we dine. We would only hope that any fast food chain these days offer better alternatives to all the chemicals they currently use, most needlessly, and give back to the world something healthier.

So please, for God’s sake, McDonald’s – please correct whatever is in McChickens that makes me sick, will ya…??

Waiting For The Winter Thaw…Blooming Things!

10 Myths About Writers and Writing

Still trying to make writing a full-time career….one day, one day….

P.A. Moed

In order to write creatively, we need to exercise our free-spirited and impulsive right brain.  It might take a while to “liberate” this side of the brain especially if we have worked in fields that are linear, concrete, and require rationale thought.  This is what happened to me many years ago when I switched from a career in teaching and publishing to full-time writing.   As I began my apprenticeship in the creative arts,  I had to dispel several myths about the writing process and writers.

"Incognito: The Hidden Self-Portrait" by Rachel Perry Welty, DeCordova Museum. “Lost in My Life (Price Tags) ” by Rachel Perry Welty, DeCordova Museum.

1.  Myth: Writers Are Strange.

There is an element of truth to this!  Writers (and other creative people) must be willing to look below the surface of everyday life and explore the world and relationships like a curious outsider.  This perspective sets us apart, but at the same time, it allows us…

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