“Life is an amazing adventure; it was never intended to be lived in gray-scale.”

C.K. Kochis

Multi-Passionate Entreprenuer

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Inspiring Writers To Write

Writing is a journey and an expression of Self. Pen To Paper Writers Circle is a space created for writers to network, hone their skills and expose the illusion of isolation.

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Writer, Author & Publisher

I write. It’s what I do. My creative spirit would have it no other way. I believe our words have power – grand power.

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The Structures I Broke

The Structures I Broke

The Adventure Continues..."Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." ― RumiOne thing I didn't expect to happen on this journey has. On the edge of this awareness, I'm in awe with myself. Darn tootin' proud of...

What’s In Your Elevator Speech?

What’s In Your Elevator Speech?

Composing an elevator speech can be one of the most important tasks you do as an entrepreneur. The process helps you to get clear on how to state who you are, your mission, target client/consumer and intended interaction. In short, it's a detailed description of your...

Pearl Of Wisdom For New VA’s

Pearl Of Wisdom For New VA’s

  "You know your client values you when they ask you to share wisdom with someone looking to break into the same field." - C.K. Kochis I was asked to share how I got my start as a Virtual Assistant (VA) with a young woman interested in becoming a VA. My response...

The Adventure Continues

Since the decision to sell my home of twenty-six years, the Universe is showing me there is a great opportunity out there waiting for me. Join me as I explore, travel and write.
…and life goes on.

…and life goes on.

The Adventure Continues..."What advice do I tell my grandson? I listen to him." -Roy HaynesA dear friend shared a memory on his social media thread that, when I read it, caused me to pause, and say, “Yeah… I get that.” He wrote: “While I don’t live each day in grief…”...

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Just Another Sob Story

Just Another Sob Story

The Adventure Continues..."No one can tell you what to expect or can offer a guide to grief. Because every relationship is so unique, no two people grieve the same way. And you have no idea how you are going to grieve till you are grieving." -Alysia ReinerNew Mexico...

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Marketing With Your Voice

Marketing With Your Voice

Writing marketing content for your business does not have to be a daunting task. Truly, you do not need samples, templates or even to swipe someone else’s format. This is about you getting your message to your prospective clients and customers.  In the past two days,...

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Until Next Time…

Until Next Time…

The Adventure Continues...“I'd finally come to understand what it had been: a yearning for a way out, when actually what I had wanted to find was a way in.” ― Cheryl StrayedI’m boring. It’s who I am. And, it’s time to wrap this up. This is my last post for a while. I...

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Love Cannot Be Broken

Love Cannot Be Broken

The Adventure Continues..."Writing claims our world. It makes it directly and specifically our own. We should write because humans are spiritual beings and writing is a powerful form or prayer and meditation, connecting us both to our own insights and to a higher and...

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Listening To The Boys

Listening To The Boys

The Adventure Continues..."Self-love is being comfortable with yourself; a level of comfort that feels peaceful, calm and without worry of am I good enough, does anyone care or other thoughts of lack. There’s an unconditional respect of Self’s basic needs." - CK...

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Importance Of An Email List

Importance Of An Email List

"If Social Media is the cocktail party, then email marketing is the ‘meet up for coffee’. The original 1 to 1 channel." -Erik HarbisonToday, March 13th, I was gifted the exact reason I need to be building an email list for The Adventure Begins blog series. Facebook...

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An Intuitive Compass

An Intuitive Compass

The Adventure Continues..."You are a very strong person, extremely intelligent and gifted in ways you have yet to uncover." -C.K. KochisFollowing our heart can lead us on a wild goose chase. This past week is a perfect example. The app I rely on to get me to where I...

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A Raven’s Message

A Raven’s Message

The Adventure Continues..."Spiritual transformation is not a goal that can be attained, but an ongoing process of evolution." -Dr. Debra RebleThe screech of an eagle drew my attention from the trail conditions leading away from the Gila Cliff Dwellings, a National...

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Getting The Pass

Getting The Pass

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.This journey has taught me many lessons. One of the financially hardest was learning about state park passes. Due to my lack of traveling outside the state of Michigan, I have only purchased the State of Michigan park pass and the...

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How Long Will It Take

How Long Will It Take

The Adventure Continues..."Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self." -May SartonHow long would it take for anyone to notice I changed campgrounds? How long would it take for anyone to notice that I cut my hair short? How long would it take...

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Where the Dinosaurs Roamed

Where the Dinosaurs Roamed

To Travel. To Write. To Explore.An element of traveling is sharing the experiences with the ones you love. In the case of my three grandsons, I traveled to Dinosaur Valley State Park for an afternoon and wandered several museums in Texas to photograph dinosaur...

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The Adventure Continues with…

A Chiweenie’s Tale

Meet Willie James. He’s an adorable Chiweenie that rescued me the day I adopted him from the humane society.

Join Willie James and myself as we continue the adventure of a lifetime. In the summer of 2019, I was presented the opportunity to change my typical lifestyle to that of a nomad. 

Nomad – noun – a person who moves from one place to another rather than living in one place all of the time.

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Life is an amazing adventure; it was never intended to be lived in gray-scale.

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