Author Archives: Gwynn Rogers

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About Gwynn Rogers

After 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the fields of real estate, high tech, and corporate travel, Gwynn has moved on to the career of “Grandma.” When not teaching her granddaughters an extensive vocabulary of “alley-oop-boop, ups-a-daisy, cowabunga or bummer”, Gwynn can be found hunting for mentors for the Kitsap Youth Mentoring Consortium, or chasing her fantasies on her treadmill. Gwynn currently freelances for magazines.

Welcome to a Caregiver’s World

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things which you think you cannot do.”                    — Eleanor Roosevelt “If you can’t change your fate, … Continue reading

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IWSG – November – Did You Hear That?

Many Thanks to Alex Cavanaugh for starting the Insecure Writer’s Support Group and to my friend, Patricia Garcia, for inviting me to join this supportive group.  Sadly, due to life, I missed posting for October so I will post two … Continue reading

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IWSG October- Halloween- The Scary Part of Caregiving

  “’Tis an old saying, That an Ounce of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure.”     Benjamin Franklin “He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.”            Thomas Fuller “Desperate cases need the most desperate remedies.”  … Continue reading

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Liebster Award 2016 – Gwynn’s Grit and Grin

I I share Samantha Mozart’s words when I say I am pleased to announce that I have been given the Liebster Award for 2016. This marks the second year I have received the award; the first was for 2014. The … Continue reading

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September – IWSG – The Proverbial Brick wall

Many Thanks to my friend, Patricia Garcia, who invited me to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, started by Alex Cavanaugh. This month’s question is “How do you find time to write during your busy day?”  Good question! Have you … Continue reading

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August’s IWSG – Discouraged

  Many Thanks to my friend, Patricia Garcia, who invited me to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, started by Alex Cavanaugh. Now, all I have to do is come out of hiding in my insecure world. I have noticed … Continue reading

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IWSG – July

“Keep changing, because when you’re through changing—you’re through.”  Bert-Olaf Svanholm  “An essential aspect of CREATIVITY is not being afraid to fail.”  Isaac Newton  “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.  Don’t bother just to be better … Continue reading

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IWSG – Fear of Writing – June

Many Thanks to my friend, Patricia Garcia, who invited me to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, started by Alex Cavanaugh.  Since my life has been torn in so many directions, I realize that I now need to learn to … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Reflections

This is my third year of surviving my A to Z Blogger’s Challenge, but this year was quite multifaceted.  I did not think I would survive the Challenge because of my husband’s illness, and our decision to move.  Yet, what … Continue reading

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Insecure Writer’s Support Group

Good morning, all, It’s the first Wednesday in the month and IWSG Time has come around again. I thank Alex Cavanaugh for creating the group and my friend, Patricia Garcia, for inviting me to join. Currently, I’ve been overwhelmed as … Continue reading

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