Monthly Archives: July 2015

On the Road Again – The Writing Life

On the Road Again – The Writing Life by Patricia Grady Cox I recently returned from a two-month epic road trip across the country. Celebrating my retirement, going to my home state, visiting friends and relatives – I had a … Continue reading

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Places and Practices Forgotten

Places and Practices Forgotten by C.K. Thomas Over the years as I’ve traveled, I’ve kept a file of photos I call “Forgotten Places.” It’s full of scenes of things long forgotten and left in ruin: a picnic table in a … Continue reading

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Taking It to the Tweets: Who Knew It Would Be so Much Fun?

Taking It to the Tweets: Who Knew It Would Be so Much Fun? by Deborah Tosline As the first-time author of Skin Remodeling DIY: An Introduction to the Underground World of Do-It-Yourself Skin Care and self-appointed Marketing Director, I am … Continue reading

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Humor in Children

Humor in Children by Ellen Buikema Children, as young as four months, may giggle at a parent or caregiver acting in an unusual way; making silly faces, using exaggerated animal sounds. Early humor is reacted to, not created. As children … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Heart Now Functions, Thanks to Valuable Skills

Dysfunctional Heart Now Functions, Thanks to Valuable Skills by Mary Ellen Stepanich You haven’t seen my posts for a while, and here’s the reason why. I’ve been struggling with atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, since the turn of the latest century. … Continue reading

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Prime Time for Business Body Language Observation

Prime Time for Business Body Language Observation by Barbara Chatzkel Here in Arizona, we are in the midst of what seems to be eternal summer – day after day of above-100 degree temperatures. But the infrequent summer monsoons remind us … Continue reading

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Friends and Family Anonymous

Friends and Family Anonymous by Jake Poinier As a general rule, I don’t do paid work for friends and family. My experience is that they expect too much for too little, and emotions play too much of a role – … Continue reading

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Volunteering for a Digital World

Volunteering for a Digital World by Diana DeLugan © 2015 Diana DeLugan. All rights reserved. I recently started publishing a digital newspaper called Genealogy Headline News. In the paper, I curate the top genealogy news of the previous week. One … Continue reading

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What Does It Take to Be a Successful Author?

What Does It Take to Be a Successful Author? by Nick Nebelsky About three months ago, a friend of mine confronted me with a simple question: “Nick, are you going to run for President?” In all fairness, his exact words … Continue reading

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Music, the Soul Healer of a Writer

Music, the Soul Healer of a Writer by Ofelia Montelongo If music be the food of love, play on. — William Shakespeare As writers, we all have different types of concentration and inspirational techniques. One effective technique is listening to … Continue reading

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