I've been looking at ways to get more active, and I found The Fitness Marshall channel through some recommendations from The Simple Dollar. (I follow the newsletter posts from the original owner of this site, not the junk that they advertise on the website.) The Fitness Marshall channel is dance exercise, and it's a lot … Continue reading ITJFU: The Fitness Marshall YouTube
Finally bought the bow I wanted in Guild Wars 2! I've coveted the Kudzu bow for several years, and now I have it! Take a look at those cherry blossoms: It shoots golden arrows that hit in explosions of flowers, and when I run I leave flower footprints behind me. Here's a close up of … Continue reading Kudzu
Beautiful weather to work outside, and I planted everything that was big enough. No photos - I'll take those after I see what survives the transition. Nothing interesting to say.
Money is a controversial topic that inevitably makes people uncomfortable if you bring it up. No one wants to admit what they don't know or mistakes they made. And it's hard because did we learn to manage or finances from our parents? School? Friends? Not at all? There ARE answers out there, and there are … Continue reading ITJFU: The Financial Diet YouTube Channel
From My Ranch to Your Kitchen is a cooking YouTube channel, and you can find it here. The dishes look AMAZING though, and they're easy to follow despite my Spanish being limited. I think what would be more limiting would be the availability of some of the supplies here in Wisconsin. She's fun to watch … Continue reading ITJFU: De mi Rancho a Tu Cocina YouTube Channel
Are you stressed? Need something relaxing to watch? Baumgartner Restoration's YouTube channel is where I go to de-stress. The gentleman who does these restorations is chill, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to listen to. He clearly explains what he's doing and why, what results he would have if he didn't do it this way, and what … Continue reading ITJFU: Baumgartner Restoration
Do you enjoy garage kit models? Do you love watching someone carefully paint and listen to them explain why things do or don't work? Do you love gorgeous models of anime characters you love? Leona's Workshop is the place to go. She has a quirky sense of humor, and these are fun videos to watch! … Continue reading ITJFU: Leona’s Workshop
In early March, I put in a commission request for Inawong on Deviant Art. They produce professional level work that I like, and a particular piece of theirs caught my eye. (Found here since I don't want to steal their image.) I gave a budget, a rough description of what I needed, and a request … Continue reading Imma Bleed Money But It’s a Good Thing
I finished the type in of the revisions I've made on my 'Ocooch: Still Water' novel! This was just the first round of revisions with my Alpha readers who see my book at its worst. But that step is complete, and I'm sending it out to new readers for a second round of feed back … Continue reading First Round of Revisions Complete!
There's been some new marketing advice going around the Indie publishing scene. Authors are advised to take their bad reviews and use them to sell their work. Bad review says too much sex? Use it. Bad review says they don't like X,Y, Z trope? Use it. There are readers who want fast burns. There are … Continue reading That Time When I Was a Bully Without Meaning To: Authors Pay Heed