Grammar Basics – The Comma with Dependent Clauses

(Notice how in the graphic I’ve included with this post, one person is dragging the other – or is it one person trying to stay with the other – this is the dependent relationship I want to illustrate here.) Well, here we are – back with another day filled with fun facts about the comma.Continue reading “Grammar Basics – The Comma with Dependent Clauses”

Grammar Basics – The Comma in a Compound Sentence

Welcome back to my crash course in basic Grammar. Today’s blog is centered around the comma in a compound sentence. First, let’s define what a compound sentence is. According the Chicago Manual of Style, (the end-all authority,) a compound sentence joins clauses by using a coordinating conjunction. (Coordinating conjunctions include words such as and, but,Continue reading “Grammar Basics – The Comma in a Compound Sentence”

Kicking off the New Series with a GIVE AWAY!!

I want all of you to be excited about my next series of blogs. Now the reason I’m worried that you might NOT be excited, is because we will be discussing something we all roll our eyes over. Yes, I’m talking about Grammar. So, to make the series go down easier, I’m starting with aContinue reading “Kicking off the New Series with a GIVE AWAY!!”

Some Easy Ways to Unleash your Creativity

As we enter the sixth month of social distancing, or self-isolation, or simply working from home, many of us haven’t been able to find the inclination, or inspiration, to create. I know that once my health began to go down, and I was focused on getting better, my creativity took a back seat. And, flashContinue reading “Some Easy Ways to Unleash your Creativity”