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Who Am I … I Didn’t Know, Until This Happened!

Who am I? People have asked this existential question since Adam and Eve. The rock band The Who, asked a similar question, but posed it a bit differently: “Who Are You?” Most of us reflect on this question as we evolve over the course of our lifetimes. I’ve certainly taken my share of aptitude tests and profiles: […]

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 […]

Old Spice Goes Stalker Mom

As we watched the NFL playoffs over the weekend, my wife and I were confronted – no, more like mugged – by the new Old Spice commercial “Smellcome to Manhood.” Seriously, “Smellcome to Manhood?” Come on, now. I’m flashing back to when my kids were very young, and they were developing their sense of humor: […]

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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