Daily Spoonfuls of Sugar

I have a blog where I post little tips to happiness called Daily Spoonfuls of Sugar: Small Ways to Feel Happier. I usually post several times a year, but I have quite a collection of inspirational little tidbits from over the years. Check it out.

Self-Discipline for 2022

Maybe you’re like me and feel like 2021 is unfinished. I can list things that never were accomplished from work tasks, to crafts, to books, to ways I could have used my time better. I don’t want to leave this year full of regrets, but I am. In facing that truth, it forces me to…

I’m Adding #Autism into the Mix

As a writer in my spare time I’ve been pretty quiet about my day job. But I’ve come to realize I’m a Jill of all trades and teaching students with special needs, those that can’t hack it in a full day in the normal educational system, is part of me.  Over half of my class…

Honest Funk – Being Funking Honest

I’ve been in a huge funk. It’s affected every aspect of my life. I’ve been coming out of it since the school year started and forced me into a regular schedule. Wake up, go to work, work until mentally exhausted, deal with all the special needs as they arise, act professional, do paperwork, plan for…

What’s ElshaHawk doing on Discord, Patreon, Ko-Fi, and, okay, not Etsy

I’ve been really creative this month, inspiration and motivation have been all around. Coming out of a creative block, I have begun to enter contests and start getting hyped up for NanoWrimo, which always gets me writing. I will share bits of my Nano story on Discord and Patreon. Speaking of Discord… I created a…

Focus

I changed my tagline to include Beta Reading and took out Mental Health. Don’t get me wrong, Mental Health is huge for me. It impacts everyone. I evaluated my page with a critical eye and saw that I didn’t post much with the topic. I integrate it into my poetry, for sure, and I am…

Her Eyes Flutter Open

Originally written Sept 6, 2008 A Ficlet based on a picture challenge: Picture is of a lady’s blue eye Her Eyes Flutter Open (400 Ficlets challenge) I held her hand. She was sleeping, or so it seemed. She had been sleeping a long time. I thought about the last day she was awake. It had…

Friends Again

#vss365 #shoddy #Bravewrite #syzygy #vsspoem #seal 2/17/21 Jagged seal puckered edge stitches black skin syzygy forced together shoddy sewing hasty surgeon tender, swollen Exercise get up and walk walk it off forget the past heal use time and distance shake it off Friends?