I’m often asked how I read so much. The answer: I have no social life. Okay, that’s not really the answer — although I really am a major introvert and quite happily a homebody. My idea of a good time is getting cozied up in my favorite chair or on the porch listening to the birds, with a cup of tea in one hand and a book in the … [Read more...] about How do you read so much?
When I was in elementary school, I read every book in the school library about any and every animal. The horse books by Marguerite Henry (like Misty of Chincoteague) were some of my favorites. To this day, I'm a sucker for an animal story. Book or movie: if there's an animal involved, I'm probably going to cry at some point. Especially if it dies. … [Read more...] about The Day the Whale Came
First of all, I want to say a big ol' THANK YOU to everyone who reads my blog, and an even bigger THANK YOU to everyone who filled out my little survey this go-round. I loved reading your responses, especially the "other feedback" you shared with me. Y'all made me smile with your sweet comments. About my readers, demographically speaking: 60% … [Read more...] about 2017 survey results
It's been over two years since I did a reader survey so it's time to do it again! The whole survey should take less than 5 minutes. Your answers will help me going forward in deciding what content to share here on See Jamie blog. I've opted not to make questions required but the more you tell me, the more it helps! I'm the only one who will see … [Read more...] about 2017 Reader Survey
Every year, I like analyzing what sort of content I wrote and what I want to write in the coming year. I really like knowing what my readers liked, and what brought folks to my corner of the blogiverse. This year on See Jamie blog: I published significantly fewer posts than in previous years, but that's part of working on better balance in life … [Read more...] about State of the Blog 2016
It's sea turtle nesting season here on the North Carolina coast, and for the first time, we are up close and personal to learn all about it! Our town became part of the sea turtle nest monitoring and protection program in 1989. That makes this the 27th year of the program here on our island! Sea turtle nesting season! Loggerhead sea turtles … [Read more...] about Sea turtle nesting season