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Forrest is a lover of books, blogging, the wild outdoors, deep mysterious conversations... and coffee.

The Best of Mary Oliver Poems (and Poetry Books)

Forrest2020-01-16T15:04:07-06:00

I never liked poetry. Until Mary Oliver. She changed everything. Finding Mary Oliver's Best Poems The first time I read Wild Geese, it instantly became my favorite poem. Until... I read The Journey To be honest, though, I'm not sure I had a favorite poem up until I read Mary [...]

The Best of Mary Oliver Poems (and Poetry Books)Forrest2020-01-16T15:04:07-06:00

Wild Geese by Mary Oliver

Forrest2020-01-08T12:34:05-06:00

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. [...]

Wild Geese by Mary OliverForrest2020-01-08T12:34:05-06:00

How to Write a Blog Post

Forrest2020-01-16T22:12:51-06:00

In reality, learning how to write a blog post is easy. You just write. And you get better. What you wouldn't know about the internet if you just arrived here, a full-fledged writer with exceptional talent is how to write things people want to read. This is where Keyword Research, [...]

How to Write a Blog PostForrest2020-01-16T22:12:51-06:00

Most Flexible Online Jobs (of 2019) for FREEDOM Lovers

Forrest2020-01-08T12:38:21-06:00

From the moment I officially entered the full-time workforce (and even before), I wanted freedom. Flexibility. I always wanted to make my own choices about the clothing I wore to work, when I focused on my work, and eventually-- the itch to be in charge of the content of my work [...]

Most Flexible Online Jobs (of 2019) for FREEDOM LoversForrest2020-01-08T12:38:21-06:00

The Journey by Mary Oliver

Forrest2020-01-08T12:44:04-06:00

THE JOURNEY —by Mary Oliver   “One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice-   though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice [...]

The Journey by Mary OliverForrest2020-01-08T12:44:04-06:00

Blogging Legends and Heroes of 2019

Forrest2019-07-25T12:45:28-05:00

I acknowledge that my list of highest-paid bloggers is slightly wonky because there are loads of blogs that make more money than the folks below. But the people I list as my personal heroes in the blogosphere are here for a reason. (Note: did you know the Huffington Post makes [...]

Blogging Legends and Heroes of 2019Forrest2019-07-25T12:45:28-05:00