Maggie May

Three days later and I’m still pondering the “musical memories” theme from my last post. I’ve been considering all the delicious triggers of the mind that happen when old beloved songs strike familiar chords deep inside. I attend a water...

Radar Love

As a young adult, I enjoyed the freedom of cruising along, windows down, sunroof open, singing with the radio at the top of my lungs, happily embracing the joy of living. And I’m pleased to report: nothing has changed. Just a couple days ago, when the brilliant...

HOLY COW! I Did It Right the First Time!

Technology learning curves can be pretty steep for an “old dog” like me. But I’ve found that perseverance, luck, and actually reading the manual are great aides to success. The Smashwords.com manual is 72 techie-pages long. But step-by-step, it IS possible to take a...

Frozen for freshness

The idea that something remains “fresh” if it’s frozen seems like the classic oxymoron. In my book, fresh means fresh. If it’s been frozen, it’s not fresh anymore. That’s marketing for you. “Previously owned” vehicles...

Learning Curves

How well I remember telling a colleague of mine, 20 or so years ago, that he must either adapt to the emerging challenges and conditions of our chosen career, or become extinct. Twenty years ago he was about the age I am now. It’s not that I’m incapable of...
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