• Olive, My Dog, Was My Sweet Puppy Sent by a Dog From Heaven? Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/06/06/dog #dog #pets #Dingo #Olive #Arrow
    Pets

    Was My Sweet Puppy Sent by a Dog From Heaven?

    My friend once told me my dog Olive was sent to me by my dog Arrow. Arrow passed away about a month before Olive came into our lives. My friend speculated that Arrow knew I was upset about his passing and he wanted to console me with another mixed breed…

  • Woman Writing, The Importance of Writer Tribes in a Creative's Life, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/06/03/writer-tribes/ #writing #writers #writerslife #writertribes #writinggroups #solitarylife #craft #books #fiction
    Writing

    The Importance of Writer Tribes in a Creative’s Life

    I’ve been thinking a lot about tribes and how important they are in a writer’s life. Writers are often solitary beings so joining a group, any kind of group, can be stressful and intimidating. We writers write because writing is easier than interacting. Not for everyone, I know, but it’s…

  • Jardin Botanique de Paris, A Hidden Gem of the French Open Is Its Parisian Suburb, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/06/03/parisian-suburb #Paris #FrenchOpen #RolandGarros #tennis #Boulogne-Billancourt #Parisiansuburb #sights #France
    France,  Paris

    A Hidden Gem of the French Open Is Its Parisian Suburb

    If you’re blessed to watch tennis in person at the French Open, you’re probably spending a lot of time near the Roland Garros stadium. It’s located in the lovely Parisian suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt. This city formed by the merging of two former cities, Boulogne-sur-Seine on the north side and Billancourt…

  • Stan Wawrinka, Stan Wawrinka and Failing Better, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/06/02/stan-wawrinka/ #StanWawrinka #tennis #FrenchOpen #Paris #GrandSlam #BenoitPaire #failure #inspiration #writing #craft
    Inspiration

    Stan Wawrinka and Failing Better

    A writer works to perfect their art or craft and tries to share it with the world, only to often meet with rejection or indifference. The attempt can be a failure. We can feel like losers. But tennis player Stan Wawrinka has an interesting perspective on failure. What he had…