Chi Tea & Me

Ms. Annie Sells is burning her candle at both ends these days. Okay, this year… Don’t tell my Momma because she will chew me out! My defense? A girl has to do what a girl has to do. Z’s Daddy is working on his Bachelors. Ms. Annie Sells is working on her Masters. Z’s MommyContinue reading “Chi Tea & Me”

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My favorite curse word starts with a P and it is not Patience

Are you wondering what four letter word that Ms. Annie Sells is admitting to as her favorite curse word? Well, I am not going to tell you. Instead we are going to take an honest look at what really should be a curse word to many of us. If you type patience into Google, thenContinue reading “My favorite curse word starts with a P and it is not Patience”

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“Write without …

“Write without pay until someone offers pay. If nobody offers within three years, the candidate may look upon this as a sign that sawing wood is what he was intended for.” Mark Twain Mark Twain wrote “Write …” Apply yourself to what you love. The rest will come through discipline. What are you applying yourselfContinue reading ““Write without …”

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Allow me to introduce you to A – Z Tree

October, 2013:  I, Ms. Annie Sells, wish to share a very special tree friend with you. I know that this is not Saturday morning cartoons, but the tree pictured here is very important to my family. This tree lives in the corner of the parking lot at our local Boys and Girls Club. Hundreds of children walk past it daily.  ThousandsContinue reading “Allow me to introduce you to A – Z Tree”

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The air crisps, the roses fade, and fall approaches quickly

Today, October 3, 2012 I awoke earlier than normal and found the air crisp and after loading the coffee pot quickly got dressed to ward off the chill. Don’t get me wrong it wasn’t cold in my house, but it wasn’t warm either. After getting my first cup of coffee in one of Grandma’s coffee cupsContinue reading “The air crisps, the roses fade, and fall approaches quickly”

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Spring 2013 Without Shirley L. Watkins

Spring is the new beginning we all share each and every year. It is the time when the bitter cold, freezing rain, death, and desolation of the winter passes away. The birds begin to sing, the daffodils bloom, and the crops take root. Generally speaking, I am tripping over myself with excitement about the arrivalContinue reading “Spring 2013 Without Shirley L. Watkins”

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The Power of Vulnerability & My Girl

Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability #TED: http://on.ted.com/jEOL/ Good Saturday! For my regular readers, friends and family, those who know me well, you know my favorite time is Saturday and Sunday mornings. I don’t wish to speak to anyone until half a pot of coffee and at least noon. When I say I will cookContinue reading “The Power of Vulnerability & My Girl”

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CV – You mean RV? Resume’ – You mean Get Going Again?

Okay I know; I am gushing! But I have been waiting for weeks, for the newest version of Trust Agents and The Impact Equation and they arrived together just in time for my birthday. Happy Happy Happy Birthday to Ms. Annie Sells! I owe about 100 thank you’s to all the friends and family thatContinue reading “CV – You mean RV? Resume’ – You mean Get Going Again?”

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Finding Your Passion and Fighting Like Hell

I haven’t written about the great adventure I have been on for the last six weeks, because I didn’t want to jinks myself. But I trust my intuition and it is screaming that it is time to spill the beans… with everything except the final exam complete, I wish to share my most recently imposedContinue reading “Finding Your Passion and Fighting Like Hell”

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Nexus 7 Arrives and Sells Boys Head to Cub Scouts

Today was a big day for the Sells Family. My Nexus 7 finally arrived. It is a long story, but the short version is that the local GameStop dropped the ball and what should have taken a day or two took over a week. But hey it is all good. I got it just inContinue reading “Nexus 7 Arrives and Sells Boys Head to Cub Scouts”

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Changing tides in #social media, #business & #leadership … Social Me

A respected colleague posted a full analysis of their Facebook activity to their news feed  and I could not resist checking it out. I was redirected to Zeebly and accessed Social Me.  After more than five years in online marketing and social media advancement this was new to me.  Okay … I have been busy.Continue reading “Changing tides in #social media, #business & #leadership … Social Me”

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A little sleeping rose

It is amazing how when you feel safe, secure, warm and loved that you can drop your guard and can sleep just about anywhere. Children teach us so many lessons, perhaps more than we teach them. That is a principle that I know to be true in most situations. Sometimes we get so caught upContinue reading “A little sleeping rose”

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