Gary Mathews

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The Good Guys Don’t Always Win

Sometimes the best intentions have unintended consequences. As I’ve mentioned, the youngest has had a hard time in her transition to “big girl …

Parenting

The Archer Girl: The Paul Laurence Dunbar Bulldog Classic

<i>Look out Legolas Greenleaf! Yeah I completely Googled that, I thought the The Lord Of The Rings movies were a good reason to sleep.</i><p>As many of you …

University of Kentucky

About Me

Soon, instead of rejection letters and emails, we started receiving letters stating that my son had <b>WON</b> many many scholarships. It was so exciting to …

Students

Give Thanks for these November College Scholarships

<i>Here are lots of November college scholarships for you or your student!</i><p><i>College is increasingly so expensive that parents and their students are</i> …

Students

6 Hardcore Hacks for a Great Scholarship Letter of Recommendation

<i>Don’t just get a GOOD scholarship letter of recommendation, use these hacks and get a GREAT one!</i><p><i>College is increasingly so expensive that parents and</i> …

Teaching

College Scholarship Tip: Take Off Your Mask and Be Yourself

<i>Use this college scholarship tip to show the judges who you REALLY are!</i><p><i>College is increasingly so expensive that parents and their students are</i> …

Students

The Dolphin Adventure ⋆

<i>Note to self……start considering the Mediterranean diet. I could eat this everyday!</i><p>Before anybody begins to wonder if I’m about to show up on the side …

Trick-Or-Treating

Equality = Equality

<b>e·qual·i·ty</b> (əˈkwälədē/) noun<p>noun: equality<p>the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.<br>• The state of being equal. The …

Equality

Call to Battle

I walked into the house, dropped my bag, kicked off my shoes and took measure of the quite.<p>The note…<p>My daughter was at soccer practice and my wife …

Franz Kafka

Acceptance, meet Reluctance

So it happened: this week I turned 50.<p>How the hell did that happen?<p>I don’t really “feel” any different, or more grown up. I keep waiting for wisdom …

Robert Frost

Single Serve Cinnamon Roll Apple Pies

If you are on social media you probably saw this apple pie made with cinnamon rolls, maybe you even made it! I certainly did, however it created a …

Baking

Already graduated from this life?

Have you ever read something that resonated so deeply and quickly that before you could even think about it, you felt tears in your eyes? Here’s an …

Happiness

Middle of the night musings

Sometimes I toss and turn, sleepless, my head full of musings on topics and wide as the ocean. Here’s a sampling from one such night.<p><b>Brides</b><p>Looking at …

Monica Lewinsky

An Interview With Oscar Francis

<b>My guest this week is qualified architect, Sarah Evans, who established her London based studio “Oscar Francis” in 2013. Sarah has a passion for</b> …

Inspiration

An Interview With Canine Chic

<b>In the past I have interviewed and been wowed by many jewellery designers – from pearls to silicone; silver to diamonds – we’ve read them all! This</b> …

Jewelry

Under The Spotlight: Maybelline Superstay Lipstick

<b>My friend, Kat, and I talk about many things when we get together or when we message each other over the years. We both like the same sort of music,</b> …

Makeup

An Interview With Author Simon J Stephens

<b>Thrillers are my favourite book genre and I have read a good variety over the years. One thriller that I have read recently is “Righteous</b> …

Authors

How They Travel The World As Housesitters

My latest interview in the Begin Again series is with Suzanne from Global Housesitters. She and her husband tried several new things over the years, …

Inspiration

Have Faith In Your Ability

<i>Have faith in your ability and</i> <i><br>no one is ever too old to learn new skills</i> <i><br>if the desire to learn is still alive</i> <i><br>Suzanne Vickery</i><p>This is the last line in …

Hyde Park

Can You Handle This Scary Prompt

Let’s celebrate Halloween with an appropriate creativity prompt. I love it when you can find stories in nature. This creativity prompt is a picture …

Creativity

Game of Thrones-DIY Costumes

<i>Oh no! #WinterSucks</i><p>With Halloween coming less than a week away, I’m sure all parents are in super speed mode making sure little Susie and Tommy are …

Amazon Rainforest

How I Raised My Domain Authority To Make Money Blogging

Stumble52<p>Pin201<p>Share20<p>+1<p>Flip<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Shares 273<p><b>What You Need To Know About Sponsored Posts & Domain Authority</b><p>I don’t make any secret of the fact …

SEO

Rendezvous in Belize

My journey to Belize was such an unbelievable mess, that it could only get better. I had to believe that or else I would have screamed and had a …

Asia Travel

Yuna at Rough Trade NYC

In October, I took my nephew out for his birthday and being the super Aunt (Tati) that I am I got tickets to a concert at a local record store/venue. …

Vinyl Records

Lesser-Visited States Everyone Must Visit Before They Get Old

Everyone has a bucket list of some shape or form. It usually features things they hope to achieve in this life, things that truly help them feel …

Civil Rights

The Coney Art Walls Rendezvous At Night

At the beginning of Summer of this year, I went to Coney Island to see the Mermaid Parade. And while I was there, I took pictures of the Coney Art …

Street Art

Summer Holidays 2018 - Affordable Family Vacation Ideas &Tips

7 Cool Affordable Family Vacation Ideas & Tips<p>Summer 2017 is over, autumn is here. It’s cold, it’s wet and it’s miserable outside. Although autumn …

Family Vacations

Blog Talk & Tips - The REAL Reasons Why Your Blog Isn't Growing

The Real Reasons Why Your Blog Isn’t Growing<p>It’s never been easier to get a blog up and running than it is today, and it’s a great way of making some …

Web Hosting

The Future Queen Has Returned....Briefly

<i>Our motto is “Have Fun” and last week we did not disappoint!</i><p>What if I told you I had two awesome interviews, attended an Illuminati recruiting …

TV

Jennifer’s Journal 08.13.17

Today’s edition of Jennifer’s Journal is going to be a bit different. No fancy photos, no writing for the best SEO. This is probably the hardest post …

Medicine