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When a dream tells you how to write your blog–and how everything is possible in dreams

All I did last night was dream about this blog.  About the above photo, specifically.  About how it was necessary to post this picture in a blog today. Of course–silly dream!–the picture had already been posted.  When we wandered the … Continue reading

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To reply to blog comments or not to reply to blog comments. That is the question.

I’ve been pondering this one for over two years.  On and off.  Mostly I keep deciding to continue replying to blog comments, but sometimes it seems more prudent to just stop. Here’s the scenario.  We write our blogs.  People comment–or … Continue reading

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Our five minutes of fame

I wish everyone could have five minutes of fame. Not Lindsey Lohan type fame.  Not Louisa May Alcott fame.  Not Tiger Woods fame.  Even though some versions of fame might be more enjoyable than others. Not huge blow-out adulation and … Continue reading

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The challenges of clicking outside our comfort zone

Did you know the Internet comes complete with invisible barriers, gates, chain link fences, and padlocks? Did you know that–usually–after the first buzz of Internet excitability, interest and exploration wears off–we usually settle into a comfortable routine of visiting a … Continue reading

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Why the comic sans blog really wasn’t so funny.

It all started Saturday afternoon.     My beloved husband began suggesting blog topic ideas.  “How ’bout this one, Kathy?  How ’bout this one?”  (Of course since he’s a weekly newspaper editor and writes a column himself, he was probably contemplating his own possibilities…)     … Continue reading

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When the comments are as good (or better) than the blog…

The cell rang as I drove back home Wednesday morning.  It was Barry. “Hi, hon!” he said enthusiastically.  It was about 7 a.m. and I had a seven hour drive ahead.  I tried to match his enthusiasm. “You know,” he … Continue reading

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What’s this blog about anyway? Take two.

During the latest excitement here on Lake Spirit lots and lots of visitors paused by the “About” section of this blog.  They wanted to know:  What’s this blog about anyway?   Since I couldn’t remember what I’d written hastily back on January … Continue reading

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This post is not about Facebook. Mostly not about Facebook.

Hello, everyone!  Ohmygoodness, it’s been QUITE a weekend.  I am completely undone.   One of my worst traits (this is time for Confession) is an absolute obsession with WordPress hits and comments at times.  I apologize for this in advance.  (Darn it, … Continue reading

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Why the dial-up world hates me.

   I think I got out of the wrong side of bed this morning.   Before work I wrote a passionate blog dissecting Facebook.   Now–after work–another blog insists upon being written.  And it’s another somewhat controversial one.  Darn.  Probably should just … Continue reading

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Tired & grateful

OK, guys, time to tell the truth. I’m tired.  Exhausted.  Bleary-eyed. What?  you say.  You’re not exhausted!  Your poor husband is exhausted.  He’s the one up on the roof shoveling off heavy snow.  What have you been doing that’s so … Continue reading

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