Fidgeting with widgets 

I just found out how to make a text widget linking to my About page and I’m pretty chuffed with myself. I’ll have that bottle of wine now, please.  Maybe that’s a little too much celebrating too little work. Because there’s actually nothing magical about it. I googled “WordPress text widget with text link” and found this page on WordPress Support. For once, I followed the instructions and voila! Text widget with link to About page done.  If you read this post on my original site (not in your WordPress reader) you see my fresh widget in the right sidebar.  Anywhos. … Continue reading Fidgeting with widgets 

Unleashing the Infinite Superpowers in Everyone (Free Writing Challenge)

Originally posted on K E Garland:
“Create your own personal super hero alter ego and describe his or her day” ~ Finkelstein & Sons I once told someone that I wanted to be like a 21st century Harriet Tubman. I wanted to free people from their own societal minds. So if I was a superhero, that’s exactly what I would do. I would go around and help people unleash their own special superpowers: the power of choice, the power of love and the power to accomplish whatever it is they set their minds to. The power of choice means that… Continue reading Unleashing the Infinite Superpowers in Everyone (Free Writing Challenge)

It-Gets-Better Girl

Originally posted on crazy mama, PhD:
The lovely Irene of Finkelstein and Sons challenged me to a free-writing exercise with the prompt, “Create your own personal super hero alter ego and describe his or her day.”  Invisibility. I’ve always said invisibility, when asked what superpower I would choose if I could have but one.  It’s a reflex response born out of a lifetime of wanting to be left alone, un-judged, un-bothered, un-teased.  But I don’t know what I would do with that, as a superheroine.  It’s a selfish response, as is my second choice: being able to instantaneously transport myself… Continue reading It-Gets-Better Girl