Happy New Year 2014!!

January 2, 2014

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We have now entered into a new year with a promise of new hope, new vision, new dreams and new life. At this time, people often make resolutions to change their lives for the better. Some of the most common ones are to lose weight, stop smoking and being more philanthropic. I typically look at […]

Huey the UK Jack Russell Terrier — AKA Baby Huey

March 6, 2012

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My dog, Huey, has a past. But don’t we all? His past, however, may not be as checkered as the rest of ours. Before we purchased Huey, we were looking for a very small Jack Russel Terrier (JRT), like the one on the old TV show Frasier. We already had Elle, a very small JRT […]

Death of a Friend

February 27, 2012

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I want to share something very personal with my blogging family here that occurred late last month. In the wee hours of January 23, 2012, I lost not just a friend, but my best friend and the love of my life. We were married over 28 years and have two beautiful grown girls. We had […]

You Are a Hero to Someone!

October 10, 2011

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I don’t think any of us have a clue about the impact that we make on others in our every day lives. In short, you are a hero to someone — maybe even a lot of someones. Let me give you some examples: Do you leave occasional comments on other blogs? Have you smiled at […]

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Application for Writing Jobs

September 26, 2011

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In one of my early blog posts, I asserted that writers need to create a standard introductory email that’s ready to send out in a moment’s notice in response to writing job ads in which they are interested. Not only do you need a standard introductory email ready, but have you heard the old cliché “the early bird […]

Writing Challenge for You!

September 19, 2011

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That’s right. I want to challenge you to write something. Not just anything, but my challenge to you is to write something for you –not for someone else, some other company or some other purpose, but for YOU. First Stab at It Take out a pen and paper — okay, you can use your computer […]

Writing, Blogging, Spelling and Punctuation

September 12, 2011

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Whether you write or blog for a living, spelling and punctuation could be defining factors in your success. You might be a writer that blogs or a blogger that writes for a living, but both of these scenarios require spectacular spelling and perfect punctuation skills. Why is it so important to perfectly portend and punctuate […]

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