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Happy Horrible Holidays

Good Day everyone. I hope this finds you in a bright, lovely start to the new year.

I had looked forward to publishing the many blog drafts I’ve had in my queue, but of course, God laughed at me for making plans.

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Disappearing Bloggers

I’ve noticed lots of people dropping off from blogging lately. Not posting or visiting. During the month of August, my blog has dropped in traffic immensely. Maybe people are out there and active enjoying their last summer month. Maybe they’ve stopped blogging altogether.

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The Reluctant Caregiver

Thank you for reading my blog. Yes, you who are reading this right now. I have benefited from the support in this blogging community and would like to give support in return by offering a once per month guest post.

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Lazy

The truth is that the world’s demands are infinite, and your time is not. Things will always be left undone—just make sure they aren’t the things that matter the most. ~ Martha Beck.
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I think there’s something wrong with me, because I’m lazy.

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How did we Meet?

Have you ever met anyone online that became a good friend? If you’re a blogger, I’m guessing you probably have.

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Like New

On Wednesday I posted about making new friends, but I also have friends from this blogging world that have been around for almost my entire five years. I will not call them “old” friends, because getting to know them through their regular blogs is always like new.

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Making Friends

People Office Co-workers Team Teamwork BusinessBlogging is so much better than facebook and twitter, at least for me. I’m not a fan of expressing myself in 140 characters, nor do I care for tons of propaganda on a wall. I like to interact both in person and through some internet venues like this one. I enjoy having people comment and making friends. I especially like having this safe place where we can go without feeling torn apart, but can find things to relate to one another. Continue reading “Making Friends”

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Reviews, Guests, and a Prophet

rosewhand2-800x674We see such division in the world these days, but when I’m online with my blogging friends and fellow authors, I feel unity. I’ve received much kindness and help from many in these communities and want to give back in at least some small way.

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Award and Tips on Blogging

bloggeraward-psitsperi_img_7908I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition award by the talented romance author, Angela Christina Archer. Through blogging and reading her fine work, we have become good friends. If you like historical romance, you’ll love her books.

I haven’t joined in on the blogging awards in a while, and I likely won’t do this often. But, I wanted to thank Angela for her online friendship and for this award.

Here is what to do to accept the award:

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Turn off the Distractions

wintwndlnd2 (450x800) wmI’m an author who hasn’t written in twenty months. I had good intentions about a year ago, but it only lasted a week.

Oh, I’ve edited my work. I’ve written on my blog and in other social media. I’ve done lots of promo work. But, I haven’t done creative writing for short stories or novels.

Why?

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Lost in a Blog Fog

palm fog wmThose of you who regularly visit my blog may have noticed a shuffle of different themes. I’ve been yearning for change and have been experimenting. Who knows, I may even go back to the original.

I just crossed my three year blog anniversary over Christmas. When I first started, I was shocked at how much I enjoyed it and became addicted! Over time, many of my wonderful blogging friends took breaks from the blog world (some left altogether). Even though I missed them, I blogged all the more. I rarely can pull myself away from typing out blog drafts and visiting other blogs. I mean, what if I miss something awesome?

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