Tag Archives: blogging

Honey, I’m Home!

Hi there, strangers. OK, my blogging hiatus has lasted much longer than I had intended. But since this will be both my “I’m Back” announcement, and my 200th post, I’m thinking I should put a little thought into where I … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to Me – or – I Can’t Believe I’ve Been Retired for a Year

This time last year, I was counting down to retirement in hours, and had recently started blogging. I had great aspirations, and as I look back at what they were, I’m doing well on some of my goals… not so well … Continue reading

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2012 – A Year of Expected and Unexpected Change

So in a few days, we’ll leave 2012 behind and start a new year. At the risk of being a little clichéd, it’s probably time for a little reflection, then a look to the future. I’ve had some major events in … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business… Some Thank You Notes

I am a little overwhelmed and very appreciative – I’ve been nominated for a number of great blogging awards over the past months. I wanted to do the acceptance posts properly, so I’ve been pitifully slow about it. I apologize. It … Continue reading

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Inspired by the Inspiring Blog Award

Aparnanairphotography recently gave me a gift. At a time when I was feeling neither inspired nor inspiring, she nominated me for the Inspiring Blog Award.  Thank you, Aparna, for the award and the call to action! As followers of my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

On Friday, WordPress published their Weekly Photo Challenge: Close. The photos for the week should reflect proximity between people, places, or things. I’ve had a hectic week, and this is the first chance I’ve had to sit and think about … Continue reading

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