Taking a Break From it All

Hey, it turns out that Ann’s dad gifted us his old laptop which actually works rather well and that said, it looks like blogging may be a regular thing once again. That’s good news to all two of you who take the time to read it! First things first, the whole family has gotten their … Continue reading Taking a Break From it All

Humblebragging

I suppose I can’t really get to the context of this post without a backstory of my own, so here goes. Back in 2001, I was managing a one-hour photo lab – kids, go ask your grandparents – when the events on 9/11 unfolded. Naturally, like most people, I was shocked and wanted to do … Continue reading Humblebragging

Blogging Is Dead 

Me and blogging are in a relationship -- and it's complicated. In a time when social media and viral videos are still king, it looks as if blogging -- personal blogging at least -- is all but dead. I remember a time when I could write a post and get a reasonable number of interactions/hits/visits … Continue reading Blogging Is Dead 

 Quality Not Quantity 

As my restraint from posting on Facebook continues, I'm realizing that I'm not missing it a whole lot. That's mostly because I grew tired of idiotic stories that local media thinks I should be paying attention to, like the woman who took a selfie in what she thought was her daughter's dorm room -- only … Continue reading  Quality Not Quantity 

Blogging 365, Day 62: I Got Praise!

Don’t let this dog-and-pony show of a blog mislead you – I actually do have what it takes to create effective social media buzz that will drive customers to your door. At least that’s what the people at Pizza Today have said. Here’s why. Every now and then, I will write Facebook posts for my … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 62: I Got Praise!