Tag Archives: blogging

What Does Your Avatar Say About You?

Avatar noun av·a·tar \ˈa-və-ˌtär\ 1:  the incarnation of a Hindu deity (as Vishnu) 2a :  an incarnation in human form b :  an embodiment (as of a concept or philosophy) often in a person 3:  a variant phase or version … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , | 78 Comments

Good Writing vs. Kim Kardashian’s Butt

  It has been a heck of a week. An old post of mine, R.I.P. Bunny Bixler, went mini-viral last week. Someone with a lot of followers pushed a link to this post on Facebook, and I still don’t know … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 120 Comments

Who Are You, And Why Are You Here?

I am a deep thinker.  Sure, my main thing is humor, but I’m also a thoughtful gal – like a still pool in a forest glen, I’m deep.    As a matter of fact, one of the posts I am … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 93 Comments

Next Stop, Total World Domination

It was a busy week around here. The last 7 days brought good news, good times, and lots of stepping out…out of my comfort zone. Good News: I was excited and humbled that my last post, Why I Would Rather … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , | 117 Comments

My Best Friend Won The Nobel Prize And I Stayed Home To Watch Toddlers & Tiaras

Imagine your best friend won the Nobel prize.  Dignitaries, family and friends from all over the world would fly in to Stanislav or wherever, just to pay homage to the deserving honoree.  And imagine you didn’t go.  You stayed home, … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , | 57 Comments

Confessions Of A Serial Tweaker

I’m convinced that the secret to good writing is effective rewriting. I’m also convinced that I take it too far. How I envy the easy, breezy, off-the-cuff writer. That’s not me.  I’m a serial “tweaker.” No, I don’t mean “twerker” … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 79 Comments

A Brief History Of WordPress As It Pertains To Why I Rarely Get Freshly Pressed Anymore

The beginning Whiz kid Matt Mullenweg sits in his parents’ garage, hunched over a computer he crafted from salvaged parts.  He is anxiously looking for signs of activity on his newly launched blogging site, WordPress. “Hey, we have a subscriber!” … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 130 Comments