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Cool, Hip & Happening: Emoticons in Text Messages

Emoticons are little pictographs that you can insert into a text message to help describe how you’re feeling or to convey a message with more feeling than by using just words. My girlfriend Peggy started using emoticons in  text messages to me in … Continue reading

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Blogging: How to Get Support for Your Dreams

“The flame of creativity doesn’t go out.” — Jon Acuff At BlissDom I learned that writers, bloggers are supported by three circles of people: 1. Spouse or significant other. 2. Family and friends. 3. Other dreamers you know. Writing is a solitary, … Continue reading

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Weather Challenges. Life Challenges.

My husband Mike and I just returned from a trip to sunny San Diego, CA. I fell in love with this pocket city filled with friendly people. And if you give me a second I will tell you all about … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday

My bloggy friend FringeGirl encouraged her friends to write fiction and post it for our readers’ entertainment and to give us, the writers, a chance to have real people read our real fiction. The idea is that you read it … Continue reading

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Thanks to a Former Coworker and Still Friend

Today I met Lori, a former coworker and still friend, for lunch. We worked together for many years, me as a financial editor and she as tech support at a big-deal investment bank. Lori helped me out of many a … Continue reading

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