Life, Life After Forty, Random Ramblings

Life Updates: September 10, 2020

Where to begin? It's been a year since I've created a new blog post. It's been almost as long since I've written anything longer than a grocery list! Sooo... How are you? No, really. Is everyone doing okay? 2020... It's been quite a year! An overwhelming year. The kind of year that sucked out our… Continue reading Life Updates: September 10, 2020

Mental Health, Random Ramblings, Truths, Writing

What Makes Someone an Expert?

It seems like there are "experts" everywhere: writing experts, marketing experts, fashion experts, organizational experts... The list goes on to infinity. But what makes an expert an expert? How do we define an expert? Let's go to the dictionary! expert noun ex·​pert| \ ˈek-ˌspərt  \  :one with the special skill or knowledge representing mastery of a particular subject —Merriam-Webster… Continue reading What Makes Someone an Expert?

Book Reviews, Random Ramblings

Book Review: Kopp Sisters on the March by Amy Stewart

I discovered Amy Stewart's writing several years ago through her book, The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms, which doesn't seem like an interesting book, but is one of my FAVORITE nonfiction reads. How is a book about earthworms entertaining? Excellent writing, that's how! I've recommended this book MANY times. So, I was thrilled… Continue reading Book Review: Kopp Sisters on the March by Amy Stewart