Category Archives: Dreams and Goals

Devolution

Sell to the young, Or there’s no money in it; Fun things like video games, Consoles, movies. Sell to the young The things they enjoy, Not the things they may need; Easy things, entertainment, Special effects. Sell to the young, … Continue reading

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Paula’s Victory

To be a college Valedictorian is an honour and great accomplishment for anyone, but for Paula, it is a fairy-tale ending to a difficult school-age life. Paula has found her niche. Her professionalism has impressed people up to the Canadian … Continue reading

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Inspired By Disney

My oldest daughter first showed me that dreams come true. At age six, she wanted to go to Disney World. I told her the only way that would happen is if she went on her own when she got older—but … Continue reading

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Evaluation: In the Eye of the Beholder

I grew up believing, as did so many in our generation, that you present your attributes to the world, get evaluated objectively, and based on that evaluation, get assigned the lifestyle that you have “earned.” Instead, it is this wisdom … Continue reading

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Investment: It Applies to People

When one hears the word investment, perhaps visions of money come to mind. However, in the greater scope of the word, to invest in something means to put something forth in the hope that it will return more value than … Continue reading

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Interview With Eva Blaskovic!

“Interview With Eva Blaskovic!” with Patty Wiseman, author of An Unlikely Arrangement and An Unlikely Beginning, was published on February 16, 2012 and is posted in Patty’s Inspirations blog.   “The story draws attention to the complex world of family … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Journey

Guest post in The Proofreader’s Parlour (UK). Read it here: “Spotlight: A Writer’s Journey (by Eva Blaskovic).” “In the martial art of Taekwondo, one of the life skills taught is perseverance. Thirty-seven years out of 48 amounts to roughly three-quarters … Continue reading

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Why You Need Down Time and Brain Space

Down time and brain space, in short, allow us to think. Some refer to it as meditation, and essentially, this is what meditation does–clears the mind so the right things can enter into it. Meditation: continued or extended thought; reflection; … Continue reading

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Everything Is Your Fault

“So often time it happens, we all live our life in chains, and we never even know we have the key.” – The Eagles, “Already Gone” These days, we hear all around us that we are the sole architects of … Continue reading

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The Author Advantage

I’ve never liked controversy, so as a young writer, it took some doing to come up with enough conflict to create a story other people would find worth reading. I tended to focus on themes that dealt with man battling … Continue reading

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