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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 […]

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 […]

Life is Good. And Life Goes On

“Life goes on with or without you, time stops for no one!” Here’s what we may think of ourselves, and our troubles, a lot of the time: But we quickly learn, throughout difficult periods of our life, that it isn’t really like that at all. I’ve been away from this blog – literally and figuratively – for nearly eight […]

Blog Falls off the Map! Concerned Follower Outraged?

I’ve been away from the blog world for so long, I almost forgot how to put up a new post. My number of views per day has dropped faster than … “What is ‘from 10 hits per day to 1 hit per day, Alex?’” If I’ve said it once, I’ve stated it a million times […]

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