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Redefining My Blog

September 19, 2017 / 8 Comments

I’ve been home for a few days after a delightful weekend at Bloggy Con. I have some thoughts on my first conference that I can share another time but today I want to talk about redefining my blog. I can’t stop thinking about where I want to take this blog…

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Of Course

August 8, 2017 / 3 Comments

I’ve hit blog block again, a form of writer’s block that sets in just as I belly up to my laptop to share my life in print, on the screen, for everyone to read. Maybe I’m blocked because I don’t have anything to say but it’s more likely I don’t…

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Hi. Again.

June 11, 2017 / 2 Comments

Hi again. I know I disappeared for awhile just as I was really getting started. It was too much too fast and well, something wasn’t right. Do you ever feel like that? After a few weeks of blogging everything came to an abrupt halt for me. Something felt wrong. I’m…

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What Does it Mean to Serve Your Blog Followers?

April 17, 2017 / 2 Comments

Something unexpected happened to my blog this weekend. A reader shared one of my posts on Reddit and then it was shared more than 100 times on Facebook. I had hundreds of visitors to my blog on Saturday and Sunday. My normal blog traffic is, um, less than that. I…

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Do You Have to Be Social on Social Media?

March 28, 2017 / 4 Comments

There is something bothering me about social media and I’m wondering if it’s just me. I have noticed a few users following me, mostly on Twitter and Instagram, who don’t have profile pictures. It bothers me. Not necessarily because I can’t see their faces, their pictures could be of a…

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A Blog Without a Niche

March 18, 2017 / 2 Comments

Hello, hi, and welcome! I have been working on my blog for several months and after a lot of design and re-design I think it is finally ready to share. You may have stumbled across it when you found the link in one of my social media profiles, curiously wondering, “Well,…

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What I Want My Blog to Be

February 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

I’ve been working on this blog a lot over the past few months. It has come a long way but still has a long way to go.  Overall I think I have the design and concept where I want it but they are just the foundation. Now, I need content. It’s…

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Why I Decided to Blog Again

October 1, 2016 / 1 Comment

The last time I started a blog I was moving across the country to a new town with a new job. I was single and youngerish and jumping into the next chapter of life without reservation. I rekindled my love of writing and shared more with the Internet, friends, and…

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