Skip to main content


on the power of showing up

note: I wrote this post in April of 2019 (pre-COVID). It's been sitting in my drafts for quite a while, but I think it's time for it to see the light of day. It's been helpful for me to reread over the past few months, especially as I continue to try to make an effort to write, and I hope it can be helpful to you, too. i got an invite to a writers' group a few months ago, and i had never felt like more of a fraud in my life. it had been months, if not years, since i'd felt like a writer. the proverbial well of words in my heart had dried up, it seemed, and i wasn't sure if it was ever coming back. i agreed to go out of a sense of helplessness—i'd identified as a writer ever since i could remember. if i'm not a writer, who am i?  i told myself that it was important to show up and act like a writer even when i didn't feel like one, because even though i hadn't been writing, i reassured myself, i still was a writer. but sometimes the words f

Chocolate Cake, Anyone?

Watch this. Crack up. Then go make your own.

{If you're reading this in a blog reader or from email, you'll have to go to my blog to see the actual video. :)}

P.S. - No, I'm not leaving Blogger! How could I? ;) My Tumblr is just for those random bits of inspiration and awesomeness. :) I'll be back to post again soon!


  1. I love these videos!!! I just think they're wonderful. Isn't it wonderful? Oh, sorry.

  2. Hahahahahaha!! I had no idea that Josh Groban had so much funny in him! I love his music, but I would never have thought that he was funny. Also, I didn't know that carrots had vitamin 'vrmmf', interesting.


  3. Oh, my. Didn't know he was that funny. :D Hilarious!!

  4. Amazingly, hilariously awesome. I literally laughed out loud!

    And you know what's funny? We have those same stainless steel mixing bowls in our kitchen. LOL!

  5. well.....Josh certainly is pretty funny! :D
    miss you a bunch, girl!! Oh, and I awarded you. ;)

    loooooove ya,


Post a Comment

Comments make the world go 'round... or was that chocolate?

Thank you for stopping by! I read every single comment and love them all. Seriously, it makes my day. I do my best to comment back!

My only rule is basic respect and honor. Disagreement is accepted, but hate and trolling is not. Otherwise, say what you need to say, and have fun. And don't forget to grab a free complimentary mint on your way out.

Popular Posts