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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

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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

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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

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If You Don’t Post This On Your Facebook Page It Means You Want Me To Die

Not counting Freshly Pressed, this is the post that gets the most views on this blog. It’s clear that the topic is one of grave concern for all, so I’m reposting as a public service. You’re welcome. I have a … Continue reading

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She Really IS A Maineiac

Sometimes one encounters a work of art so perfect, so moving, that one is compelled to share it with the entire world.  For me, that day is now, that art is this picture here. My friend Darla over at She’s … Continue reading

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Like Two Ships That Pass In The Park

“Small world!” That’s what we say when we bump into someone unexpectedly, or find out we know the same people.  But do you believe it?  Is it a small world after all, or is that just a Disney ride with … Continue reading

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Freshly Pegged – Gone Fishin’

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Fish are jumping, and the cotton is high. Freshly Pegged, is gonna be on vacation. But hush, little baby, don’t you cry. You’re busy.  I’m busy. The faboo writers I usually feature are busy.  … Continue reading

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