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Obsessive Compulsive (OC) Blogging – Two Years Later

It’s been more than two years since I wrote my first real post about blogging. I was pretty naive at the time. Looking back, I find it pretty interesting to see how I was dead-on in some ways, and in others not so accurate. I thought I’d take a peek at what I wrote, and […]

Before I die I want to …

How would you finish the statement, “Before I die I want to                 .” It’s the start of a new year and an excellent time to reflect on what we want to accomplish in 2014. We dream of the potential of 365 new beginnings. Perhaps we even take it […]

7 Strange, But True, Christmas Albums

Christmas albums are a great way for “artists” to connect with their fans beyond their regular music. Who doesn’t want to hear that David Bowie and Bing Crosby version of The Little Drummer Boy? I, for one, enjoy that now-standard Christmas song. But, boy-oh-boy, set down your glass of milk before you get a glimpse […]

A Few (35) of My Favorite Things

In Rodgers and Hammerstein’s highly-acclaimed musical, The Sound of Music, Julie Andrews – as Maria von Trapp – sang about a few of her favorite things: Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things […]

A Way with Words … Not Have Way

Do our words make sense? As a writer you hope to resonate with your audience. You want to capture lightning in a bottle. Kind of like winning the lottery … with words. Maybe you hope the post or article you write goes “viral” on the internet. Or perhaps your goal is to write the next Great American […]

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