I had always heard that to be a great writer, you need to be a great reader. But, with so many things going on in my life, I could not seem to find time to truly sit down and read. It was not a lack of desire, it was a lack of understanding of how something so simple could make such a huge impact ... Read More about Reading to Write
Whether you are traveling international or just across the state, here are a few tech items that you must be sure are included in your purse or bag. Phone: Every time I travel I take fewer and fewer items. But the one thing I rely on the most is my phone. Currently, I carry a Samsung 6, but ... Read More about Top Five Tech Travel Items
January 20th marked the three-year anniversary of Connie’s Corner. If you’d like to read my very first post as I launched this website, here is the link. Just a little walk down memory lane. In that blog, I introduced myself and shared a little bit about my life and my purpose for having ... Read More about Anniversary Time!
I Have a Dream. Quite possibly the most famous four-word phrase in the history of the 20th Century. I am sure that across America, students are using this phrase as a class writing assignment this week when they study Martin Luther King. His speech was and is, a significant and powerful part of ... Read More about Do You Have a Dream?
I hate this day. Every year it comes around. It’s inevitable. You can’t avoid it. Today is the day, and I hate it. Today, I must take down my Christmas tree and put away the holiday décor. As I sit here on my comfy leather sofa with my morning cup of coffee, the snow glistening white outside, ... Read More about Day of Dread
Today is a special day. I am celebrating the two-year anniversary of Connie’s Corner. It pretty-much snuck up on me, and seeing this milestone date pop up on my calendar caused me to pause and take a moment from my busy schedule to reflect a bit. Why did I start my Connie’s ... Read More about To Blog or Not To Blog! That is a question?