#Reverb11 March 2010


I seemed to have somehow missed the prompts for the first two months of Reverb 2011, I started participating in #Reverb10 in December, but when I got stuck without access to my blog while I was in China, I decided to abandon it. I do like the spirit of the project and look forward to […]

Forty-one and going strong!


Today’s my birthday – number forty-one – and I am taking the day off from blogging to relish in my new age and prepare for the year to come. I think my word for 2011 and for my forty-first year on this earth is going to be CLARITY. As I mentioned in my Day 1 […]

#Reverb10 Day 11 Make-up – 11 Things


Now that I am back from China and can access my blog I need to catch up on my Reverb10 posts! The prompt for the 11th #Reverb10 was: 11 Things. What are 11 things your life doesn’t need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting rid of these 11 things […]

#Reverb10 Day 10 – Wisdom


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: Wisdom. What was the wisest decision you made this year, and how did it play out? The wisest decision I made this past year was to listen to my good friend Julie Roads when she offered me advice about my blog. I wrote about this recently in my “Blogger or […]

#Reverb10 Day 9 – Party


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: Party. What social gathering rocked your socks off in 2010? Describe the people, music, food, drink, clothes, shenanigans. Well, this is an easy one. I have been to some great blogging conferences and social media events, but nothing tops meeting my favorite Parisian blogging buds. I read these ladies every […]

#Reverb10 Day 8 – Beautifully Different


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: Beautifully Different. Think about what makes you different and what you do that lights people up. Reflect on all the things that make you different – you’ll find they’re what make you beautiful. Wow that is seriously hard to answer. I think one thing that makes me different (but not […]

#Reverb10 Day 7 – Community


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: Community. Where have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011? I find my sense of community every single day on the blogosphere.  Whether it is interacting with commenters or exchanging emails with Misadventure with […]

#Reverb10 Day 6 – Make


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: Make. What was the last thing you made? What materials did you use? Is there something you want to make, but you need to clear some time for it? I want to make a really awesome meal for my husband!  For nine years my husband  has made every meal I […]

#Reverb10 Day 5 – Let Go


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: What (or whom) did you let go of this year? Why? There is no question about the answer.  I let go of my grandfather this year, or rather he let go and hopefully found peace, together again with my grandmother.  I wrote about the story of my grandparents and how […]

#Reverb10 Day 4 – Wonder


Today’s prompt for #Reverb10 is: How did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year? Wonder. Taking time to smell the roses. Taking nothing for granted. Staying curious. My husband calls me a “little detective” because I have a tendency to ask a lot of questions.  I observe a lot. There is […]