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Beyond Excited to be One of BlogHer’s Voices of the Year

I’m beyond excited to share that I’m one of BlogHer’s Voices of the Year, and I’ll be appearing onstage during the BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Community Keynote in New York in July. Just where is “beyond excited” on a map of … Continue reading

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8 Lessons Learned Halfway through NaBloPoMo: Having a Blast, But Losing Steam

A predatory fungus emerging from the carcass of a caterpillar I’m halfway through a November challenge to post every day on my blog. Since I usually only post about two times a week, I quickly exhausted my standard ideas of … Continue reading

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The Elevator Pitch–Two Years Later

Photo source: Luis Argerich My new elevator pitch: More confident and assertive, trying new things, I’ve entered a new phase of my life. This is what happens when a timid and squeamish woman decides it’s time for a change. Today … Continue reading

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The Voice in My Head is Now Set to Music: My Theme Song

The voice in my head is now set to music. “Don’t be! Too timid and-d squeamish…” All I had asked for was a few seconds of original music that I could use in the beginning of a video. Make it … Continue reading

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Why I Blog

Why I Blog “I found, to my surprise, that the more I did, the less timid I became.” Why do I blog? In my three-minute video, I consider karaoke, a mechanical bull, and Morocco as I reflect upon how much … Continue reading

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If You Give a Mom a Blog

{A post written in the style of the If You Give a Mouse a Cookie books} — If you give a mom a blog, she’s going to want to put your picture on the Internet.   Then she’ll probably get … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Looking Back, Looking Forward

With the end of 2011, I am also nearing the end of my first year of blogging. January Counting on Salsa I published my very first blog post in the end of January, having dragged my husband along to take … Continue reading

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Build a Better Blog

I got so much out of working through the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog ebook this past summer, so I was excited to see the release of the second edition. I highly recommend it. It has a lot … Continue reading

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The elevator pitch

Photo source: Luis Argerich I am participating in the “31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge,” and the first task is to write an elevator pitch, a brief description of my blog that is short enough to pitch during … Continue reading

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