Category Archives: Wordpress

Posting Fireworks That Burn

Maybe it’s because I’m old-ish, but I can’t quite see how physical distance really justifies these behaviors. Has the new reach out and touch someone technology made it OK to share this kind of intimacy because you’re not really touching? Continue reading

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Posted in Blogging, Hypocrisy, Life, love, Sex, Wordpress, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments

I Was Hacked, & By Friendly Fire Too

Unfortunately I was hacked and a post was put up on my page without my involvement today.  Although I am in support of the knowledge contained in the report that was posted, I will not support the tactics used to … Continue reading

Posted in Aboriginal Peoples, Blogging, Indigenous Peoples, Life, Racism, Wordpress | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Love you, Miss you… Not Really…

Speaking softly with a false stick really effing hurts. “Love you, miss you, I care, I’m listening, you matter”. You matter, until what? How is it that the very people who labor to use the power of words to sear … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Blogging, Life, Wordpress, Writing | 22 Comments

Freshly Pressed is Not Trash

Okay, if you ever get an email where the subject line says ‘congrats, you’ve been freshly pressed’, do not automatically send it to the trash folder assuming it’s just another clever piece of junk mail.  Just sayin’. Instead of madly retrieving … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Freshly Pressed, Life, Uncategorized, Wordpress | Tagged , , , | 38 Comments

Beware of Bloggers, and Other Success Warnings

Recently I witnessed two prominent blogs, each followed by several thousand readers, cause disturbing ripples across the blogging community. Although I’m fairly new to this arena, I did have contact with both of these bloggers, but it was minimal, and so I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Controversy, Internet Abuse, Life, Uncategorized, Wordpress, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Thanks Bloggers, I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!

Arrrrgh! I am falling behind in my own writing and I can’t get up. It’s entirely your fault! Yes you, you fellow bloggers. I have been catching up on your writing. I follow a great number of blogs, but only because a great many of you are great writers!

I frantically flip through the humorists while scarfing down my favorite yogurt and fruit in the morning. You are Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Humor, Lighter Side, Uncategorized, Wordpress, Writer's Block | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

What? Me Blog? Thanks WordPress, and Maybe Ellen

Blogger Kendall F. Person isn’t kidding, in my opinion, when he says: “Writing is a performance art and every post is a show”. When the notion of blogging first came up via the semi-gentle prodding of blogger Lois, I thought, really? Would my personal musings, normally put down on paper in a private journal, have a place in the public realm? Not that the public realm is necessarily a bastion of expert, or even semi-good, public offerings. Was it possible I could land somewhere in the semi-middle?…

…Whatever the long term purpose of this blog is to be, I am ever hopeful that it helps to serve as much as I get from it. I might also hope that the next time I’m rear-ended by a foot, I may more quickly remember that, many times, if not most, inspiration comes in the form of a good bump and some bruising. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, DP Challenge, Taking Chances, Uncategorized, Wordpress, WPLongform | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments