I noticed today that I can drop $40 on two books with scarcely a thought, but I'll spend considerable time deliberating over the purchase of a blouse for $39.99. Needless to say, my closet looks a little bare and my bookshelves are overflowing. My reading is mostly about curiosity and learning. I do read the… Continue reading Are you reading Writer’s Digest?
Recently I was on a blogger's site where another blogger posted, in no uncertain terms, that he did not want this blogger to follow him. There was a lot of outrage in the following comments, but then I saw a comment that I thought was very appropriate. It went like this: Wow, (blogger). Sorry (this… Continue reading When they don’t like you
Recently I came across an organization that distributes books to readers on behalf of new authors in return for a review. I have not yet received any books for review, but today I read on the website that authors have been hurt because some of the reviewers gave them only four stars. It is a… Continue reading Only four stars?
Last week I took Gretchen Rubin's Quiz: Do You Make Other People Happy? | LinkedIn. For those of you who don't want to go to her site, here is the quiz: Do people seem to feel comfortable confiding in you? Do people seem to drift toward you? Join a conversation that you’re having, sit down… Continue reading Please like me. Please follow me.
I am awake at 4:00 a.m. and not able to fall back asleep. This happens fairly regularly. It is a great time for reading, and sometimes writing. Speaking of reading, one of the best books I have ever read is People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others and Resolve Conflict, by Robert Bolton, Ph.D. This… Continue reading Happy landing