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And Then There Were More

It has been 5 years almost to the day since I started a blog.   Given how ephemeral these electronic flashes of word and image can be, that makes me an elder statesman.  Practically a blogging Methuselah. My first post was … Continue reading

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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

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When Exclamation Is Not The Point

Communicating nowadays is like tiptoeing through a minefield. Words have been the chief medium of communication since shortly after our ancestors crawled out of the primordial ooze.   We’ve witnessed a revolution in the last decade in how those words are … Continue reading

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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

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I Love Old People – All Of You

I’m a fake. A couple of years ago, desperate to get my name in print, I convinced a local baby boomers magazine to let me do an occasional column.  I agreed to take out an expensive business ad in return, … Continue reading

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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

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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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