What’s with being so busy?

Heather SkompThings to Ponder

How do you feel about how you spend your time? What is the fun quotient? How much of it really has to get done today? What is really important to you? Match your time with your priorities. Maybe get a maid instead of a $40,000 car. Maybe work part-time or … Read More


50,000 words in a month!

Heather SkompHow to Get What You Want in Life

So I haven’t written in a long time, but there’s a good reason – I’ve been working towards a national writing challenge in which you write 50,000 words of a book in 30 days. That’s what I did all of November, and why I haven’t written any posts in so … Read More

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Ten things to do when you absolutely hate everyone and everything.

Heather SkompUnsolicited Advice

I recently went through a few days when I inexplicably felt rage about anything and nothing. And we’re not talking about that piddly irritation men like to accuse women of being, otherwise known as “pissy”. We’re talking about violent, dagger-stabbing, get-away-from-me-before-I-rip-your-face-off-you-smug-bastard, fury. Women can feel it too; men don’t corner … Read More

Gorgeous has retired: the insane journey to acquiring a new vehicle after sixteen years, and a sweaty exercise in learning to trust – Part I

Heather SkompHow to Get What You Want in Life

It’s been over a month since I’ve written, but good Lord I haven’t been idle. I have been traveling, but more importantly… after weeks and weeks of stress and research, I finally got a new vehicle. That’s what I’ve been doing. If you’ve been following my Rving odyssey, then you … Read More

Are you sick of paying for the same song over and over, just because technology changed? Well, here’s how to get any song on mp3 for free.

Heather SkompFavorite Things/Useful Things1 Comment

If you’ve walked on this planet for a while, then you know how much the passage of time and the evolution of technology has annoyed our sensibilities – and our wallets – as the necessity to obtain upgraded versions of our favorite songs keeps painfully hitting us over the head. … Read More