Category Archives: Thoughty Thursday

Are The Dolphins Flipping Out, or Just Playing Football?

I’m kind of conflicted about the current controversy happening between Miami Dolphin players Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. I grew up with guys. And guys razz each other to show love and friendship. I’m not a fan of bullying by … Continue reading

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Life is All About…Give Me One Word!

Anyone who hangs out here at More Cowbell knows I find life and people to be endlessly entertaining. On Facebook the other day, I saw this update from Kelley Harvey: Maxine ALWAYS hits the nail on the ass. I do … Continue reading

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23 Motivating Lessons from Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, I went to a motivational seminar and saw Zig Ziglar live. Two words: Life Changing. He wasn’t a young man by any means but he was the guy with the most energy and enthusiasm. I’ve never figured … Continue reading

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Can YOU Write Your Life Story in 100 Words?

A few weeks back I read a piece by one of my favorite bloggers, Cate Russell-Cole.  The post, Your Life Story in 100 Words, shared six life stories from a magazine feature done for International Women’s Day. It’s stunning how much these … Continue reading

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Do You Celebrate Grandparents?

Grandparents Day is this Sunday, September 8th, so the topic’s on my mind. Grandparents are a nostalgia-filled topic at our house because nobody here has any. Hubby and I both adored ours and would have loved for our daughter to … Continue reading

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Time Management Tip: “YES Makes Less”

If you’ve never heard of Steven Pressfield or Shawn Coyne, you’re missing out on some amazing lessons. Pressfield wrote The War of Art (edited by Coyne) and they often blog about creativity. This last week, in Why and How Creative People Say No, they referenced … Continue reading

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5 Vices I Get To Keep (Sweet!)

I read a post on vices the other day that made me feel so much better! I just had to share my fabulous find with my posse here at More Cowbell. 🙂 I mean usually, I console myself that my … Continue reading

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5 Lifesaving Things To Know About Blood Clots

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday here at More Cowbell! This is the day of the week when y’all get to be privy to whatever thoughts are swimming around my brain. Today I’m thinking about blood clots, of all things. I received … Continue reading

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Do You Have “Quirky” Habits? (Yep, Me Too.)

This week, I went to a funeral for a very special writing friend and hung out with scores of writers. Creatives are a bunch of quirky people, so I figured they’d be great research for this post, which I’ve been … Continue reading

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What Kinds of Blogs Do You Post When You’re Tired?

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday here at More Cowbell! This is the day of the week when you’re privy to whatever’s flitting through my brain. Only my brain is too tired right now. I’m a single mom this week and Babykins … Continue reading

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