Category Archives: Blogging

The Reason I Write – One Liner Wednesday – 1/04/17

“To write a story is to create a new world with the positive and negative traits we choose as our favorites.” ******* I am new to Just Jot It January from Linda G. Hill, but it looks like a lot … Continue reading

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1 Million Steps to 2017 – SUCCESS!

Early in 2016 I remember a specific illustration used by my pastor during a Sunday morning sermon relating to goal setting. His point was that if you set a single goal when you head out for a work day you … Continue reading

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My Writing Goals for 2017

Ah the new year dawns! The time when all possibilities fill our tables. I particularly enjoy this time of year because I find a full tank of enthusiasm and little resistance to set new goals and dream new fantastic dreams. … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Relax WPC 12-2-16

via Photo Challenge: Relax This week’s theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge is Relax. Can someone tell me how we do that I think I have forgotten what that means. AS we hurtle past Thanksgiving on our way to Christmas … Continue reading

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1 Million Steps to 2017 – Update #2

It has been over a month since I last took the time to collect the information I have about my long term goal of amassing 1 million steps between October 1st and December 31st. I have showed the math before, … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Write About Harambe, Cecil or Trump and Other SEO Lessons

My Facebook is littered with memes about the Gorilla that was recently killed at the Cincinnati, Ohio zoo because a young child managed to find his way into the animal enclosure. While this is indeed a scary example of why … Continue reading

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Graduation Day 2016

In each of our lives there are days we point to for a long period of time, events we refer to as milestones, or time checks where we mentally and physically transition from one setting or perceived state to another. … Continue reading

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Survival – Daily Post – 5-12-16

The one word Daily Post prompt is Survival. Immediately when I read this I thought it would tie in so nicely with an idea I have been promoting as we approach the graduation of my daughter along with millions of … Continue reading

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Crossroads – Daily Post 4-26-16

Some people love approaching crossroads. It can be an exhilarating feeling if you seek adventure. But for others it taps into one of their greatest fears, making the wrong choice. I have seen two really interesting examples as I watch … Continue reading

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Blogging from A to Z (2016) – Yes or No

So the time has come to make the long term strategic plan about an opportunity to seriously increase the exposure to my blogs. By seriously i mean the potential to have up to a couple thousand bloggers visit my writing … Continue reading

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March Editorial Calendar for my blogs

I know one thing for sure and that I will declare here and now. Trying to get ready for the 2015 A to Z challenge sure can make you harried. Why do i know this? Because I chose to not … Continue reading

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2015 A to Z Preparation Progress Report

I  have only tried the April A to Z Blogging Challenge once. In 2013 I managed to create 26 unique blog posts tied to the 26 letters of the alphabet. At that time I only had the mother ship blog, … Continue reading

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February Editorial Calendar for my blogs

February is always the shortest month, so always gets the short end of everything. Leap year even steals a day from this month, making the deal even tighter. But I can say with pride I did not short change Our … Continue reading

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Preparing for April A to Z – Choosing themes and building skeletons

Two years ago I got in on a wonderful blogging adventure called the April A to Z Blogging Challenge. Coming out of winter into the favorite of my seasons, spring, I almost did not take part. You see my hobbies … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Depth

The weekly photo challenge is one of my favorite recurring opportunities to delve into the photo archives and see what I can ferret out to apply to the weekly theme. I consider my photo bucket, no copyright infringement intended, to … Continue reading

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