To My Dear Old Friends

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Dear Old Friend, I miss you. I know I haven’t been a very good friend, but I think about you a lot.  And, thanks to Facebook, I see random bits and pieces of your life now, so many years removed from the last time we spent together in person. I see you with your friends […]

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Freshly Pressed!

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Have you ever written a post you just knew would get Freshly Pressed? It happened to me once. I just had that feeling. One night, I got out of bed, unable to sleep. I checked my email and the WordPress Weekly Challenge caught my eye: ‘From Mundane to Meaningful.’ I wrote about a slice of my life from […]

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Inspiration: Blogging for Peace

This post is a two-fer. My blogging doppleganger, Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher, recently nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  She wrote a great post about blogging and friendship, and how strange and wonderful it is that we get to know such personal details about each other through this online world we inhabit (click the […]

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Do you like me? Do you really, really like me?

This is a test. When I was a fresh new blogger, a blogger who had just fallen off the turnip truck, I took a trip up to cloud 9 whenever somebody “liked” a post. Then I started noticing a few things: 1) Certain people liked every post, but never commented. 2) These same people seemed […]

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Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Greetings People, For some reason lately, I feel like I’m starting a letter with each blog post that I write – so I’m going with that. It feels much more personal with a salutation. And I have always loved writing letters. So, if you have any issues with this…

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