What Blogging Newbies (And The Rest of You) Need To Know

26
Sep

What does it take to survive in the blogging business?  I am finishing up my Second (blogging) Year. You can read about my First Year, here. From 24 months of blogging, I have learned, at minimum, 30  things: LAUNCHING A BLOG is a massive, complex endeavour that demands your full
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Fed Up With Broken Stuff

19
Sep

  We’re living in a Breakdown Culture. We are forever dealing with piles of stuff that has been deemed inoperable, unusable, useless. It’s stuff (nonsense) that has to be hurled somewhere, because it no longer works; in my case, piles of busted heating pads (designed to cease working,
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Why Life is Scary; Finding the Peace

12
Sep

The word “loss” makes us squirm. Job loss, hair loss, loss of youth. Life Loss. Loss occurs throughout our lives. ‘Loss’ occurs in many ways, and in diverse forms. Most losses are construed as negative. Truth is, they are reality. We just choose to fight them with every
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‘Happy’ Parents…Everywhere?

29
Aug

“Many people do not enjoy parenthood but they will only admit it under the cover of anonymity.”  - Anonymous. Do you find parenting stressful? Has it been your key to fulfilment, or has it been a one way road to hell? Rewind… Decades ago, syndicated advice columnist Ann Landers
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Busted Grocery Carts

22
Aug

I shop regularly at a specific grocery store. Recently, this store has mercifully been renovated and updated. As part of the major renovation, the store received an entire tribe of new, husky, virile shopping carts. Good news. After all, the shopping cart is an underrated but pivotal part
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