Category Archives: Blogging

The Concept Of Last Christmas

The seed may admittedly been planted for this post by a combination of factors, most notably being the cashier at our local movie theater suddenly starting to give me a Senior discount in the last few weeks without my asking … Continue reading

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Christmas Is For The Innocent

(Image Credit New York Daily News) Several years ago I came across this story published in the New York Daily News by Karen Zautyk. She is a former Editorial Board member there who originally wrote this for her father, John. … Continue reading

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Thinking Past And Presents As Holidays Begin

In May 2013 a columnist by the name of Craig Wilson took his final bow after a buyout from his employer, USA Today. He wrote a Wednesday column called “The Final Word” for more than sixteen years. His weekly writing – … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Men Often Go Awry

Our title comes via the poet and lyricist Robert Burns (whom my father either was or was not named after). Some background. I have another WordPress web site (sportsattitudes) where I remind readers on occasion why I rarely make predictions. … Continue reading

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Death? I’ve Got Options

For whatever reasons a couple of days ago…after all the years living where I do…I noticed there are three funeral homes all within but six miles of my residence. Heck…two of them are directly across the street from each other. … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot Season Finale – The Intersection Of Entertainment And Reality

USA Network postponed last evening’s scheduled season finale of their drama series “Mr. Robot” for one week because the episode reportedly contains a scene with similarities to the real-life horror that occurred on live television yesterday morning in Virginia. So … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Our Lives When Decorations Are From Our Hearts

During a Christmas Season several years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Lives When Decorations From The Heart

During a Christmas Season years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of this time of year, … Continue reading

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Diversity Of Blogging – Read A Blog Outside Your Bubble Each Day

One of my daily goals is to learn something new.  A new skill.  A new prospective.  A new idea. I had mentioned in a prior post about the release of a book on what “Big Brother” is doing to personalize … Continue reading

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Blogging 101 – Perseverance

A few years ago, I created a blog.  Sports-themed…but injected “life outside of games” where I could.  I interacted with a lot of good folks and learned a lot from other blogs as well, but abandoned blogging several months later when “life outside of games” took over all my waking … Continue reading

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Blogging 101 – Who Is Your Audience?

In my time I have seen a number of bloggers wonder openly why they pursue their craft.  Some write for themselves…some for friends and family.  Some hope to move one other person…some hope to move thousands and become worldly. I am reminded of a tale I read … Continue reading

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