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Daily Prompt: Those Dishes Won’t Do Themselves (Unfortunately)

OMG I HAAATE doing household tasks, it makes me madddd

Who Is Your Reader?

It’s very nice to read about those things once for a while!

The Daily Post

Many of us write for ourselves — we scribble our innermost thoughts in journals. We draft private blog posts. Or we write personal musings but don’t mind if our readers’ eyes fall upon them. But really, if you’re here on WordPress.com, you likely want to be part of something bigger: to make your voice heard and contribute to the conversation.

I recently wrote about my own struggle with blogging:

When I write with the intent to publish, when I write with the internet in mind — which is really all the time — the process is something else entirely. Something so different from the years I used to write in my journal, where I cleared the cobwebs and allowed my thoughts to stir in the same private space, over and over.

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Blogging Sochi: An Olympics Roundup

This is an amazing article. I’m so excited about the winter Olympics!!!

The WordPress.com Blog

While millions turn their eyes to the Russian resort town for today’s opening ceremony, the Sochi Olympics have been on the minds of many for months — especially those competing for a spot on a national team. We’re thrilled that so many participating athletes have chosen to share their stories — from the grueling to the inspiring — on their WordPress.com blogs.

Inside the Olympic Village

Sochi 2014 promises to be the most social-media friendly Olympics to date, with thousands of smartphone-wielding athletes tweeting and instagramming every triple-axle jump and half-pipe trick. Many have also been blogging about their experiences, charting their path from Olympic hopefuls to bonafide Olympians.

Our blog-keeping Olympians include biathletes like Australian Alex Almoukov and American Susan Dunklee — check out Susan’s behind-the-scenes post on getting processed by the American delegation upon arrival in Sochi.

“Just like so many athletes, I have dreamed about the Olympics…

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New Themes: Organization and Expound

I may try this one in the future…

The WordPress.com Blog

It’s Theme Thursday here at WordPress.com, and we’ve got double vision: Organization and Expound!

Organization, developed by our partner Organic Themes, is a sharp, professional-looking theme intended for advancing your cause to the world. A crafted front page template is available for highlighting important pages and post categories, and templates for full-width and two-sidebar layouts are also included. Being fully responsive and a pleasure to read on any device, Organization is also prepared for our mobile-moving world, and ensures your message is loud and clear for everyone. A simple logo uploader and full support for numerous social media accounts are also included, while sidebars and five footer widget areas let you keep your content and calls-to-action easily accessible from all layouts.

Whether you simply need a home for your voice, or a vehicle for delivering your message around the world, Organization will support you every step of…

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Follow that…author!

The Daily Post

We use the WordPress.com Reader for work and play — to discover great writing and photography and to follow personal “pet” topics of interest. Michelle and Pick have already shared their favorite corners of the Reader. Today I get to be Alice in Wonderland and show you how I use the Reader to follow my favorite writers. Welcome to my writerly rabbit hole! Salty snacks and frosty beverages are on the left — help yourself.

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