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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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