In case you missed a post or two last month, here’s a quick recap of what I wrote about during the month of March:
Questions I Asked –
Where Do Ash Wednesday Ashes Come From? – To start Lent, churches are stocked full of ashes so that priests and deacons can really cake on the Catholic finger paint to their parishioners faces. But where do they get the ashes? Find out here.
How Many Websites Are There?– Answer: More than there were when you started reading this sentence.
What Do The Letters On Batteries Mean? – Turns out, battery nomenclature is quite complicated. Who knew?
Things We Learned –
What Good Parenting Looks Like – The other night I met a mom who deserves parent of the year nomination. Check out what she did.
All About March Madness – As the NCAA men’s basketball tournament got underway, I thought it would be a good time to highlight some March Madness related posts. Check out the following, and let me know how your bracket did.
What Belief Looks Like – It may not always look how you think it will.
To A Writer, There Are Only A Few Things As Rewarding As This – If you are a writer, let me know if you agree.
The Best Thing I’ve Read All Day – Jen Sincero describes chasing your dream in a way I had never heard before.
Fun With Numbers –
23 Ways To Fail As A Writer – In a hilarious post for the Book Baby blog, Field provides 23 tips that will “help you stave off success and fail as a writer!” #12 and #20 are my favorites.
7 Ways To Quiet Our Worries – I can’t promise these ideas will work for you. But they seem worth a try. Especially if you have to choose between trying these ideas and continuing to worry.
Top 10 Lines From Bird By Bird – Check out some great lines from a book that has been called “A gift to all of us mortals who write or ever wanted to write… sidesplittingly funny, patiently wise and alternately cranky and kind — a reveille to get off our duffs and start writing now, while we still can.” (Seattle Times).
5 Good Things – Here are 5 good things happening in our world.
5 Things We Can Learn From Spellcheck – Spellcheck is pretty amazing…as long as we turn it on. See what happens when we don’t.