Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spelling Visitors:

It looks like such an easy word. Yet I consistently spell it with an e instead of an O. How to remember…. how to remember. Ahha! When there is a knock on the door, you don’t know if it is … Continue reading

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Marketing and promotion panel, LTUE Symposium

I have attended nearly every life the universe and everything writers symposium, sense, it’s conception over 30 years ago. While attending these wonderful panels I’ve taken a lot of notes and the following is my typed notes from marketing and … Continue reading

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Earwigs, my battle strategy:

What better thing to do with my mind when I’m cold and I’m tired of the snow, but do think that within a couple of months I can start my garden. The anticipation may sustain me for the duration winter … Continue reading

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Taken off the blinders, looking beyond ourselves:

I hope today’s lesson will be of use to youth ministries, family counselors, family devotionals, and family home evenings. Today’s topic is taking off blinders by looking beyond ourselves. And this is specifically dedicated to seeing the value of others … Continue reading

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I want to write a book, baby step One:

Today I was presented with an interesting question from a very very new writer. She wants to write a mystery book, but has very little idea of what she wants in her book other than a couple of key ideas. … Continue reading

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Spelling Grammar:

This is a word that I have a hard time remembering. Since I want to double my efforts to improve my grammar and English skills then that means double my efforts. The word has double As, Ms and Rs. gRaMMaR … Continue reading

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Writing panel by Josie Kilpack, Greg Park, Stephen Peck

Tonight at the Orem library, there was a very useful writing panel that gave good advice about writing. Here are my notes: – To be a writer you must A. write. B. Develop a thick skin. C. Crave criticism. D. … Continue reading

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Creating a collection box for tax data:

Since now is the time to start to do taxes, I wanted to present of blog on the topic of collecting data throughout the year for taxes. I find it to be very successful to just have a specific little … Continue reading

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Building spiritual character in youth is like preparing a meal:

I hope today’s object lesson can be of use to youth ministries, family counselors, and be of use to family home evenings. Today’s topic is how building spiritual and moral character of youth can be like preparing a nice dinner. … Continue reading

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A tribute of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This man was a wonderful influence on improving the rights of all people. And I thought it would be nice to find a link to his famous I have a dream speech. Happy listening. Melva

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