Creative Copy Challenge Time

February 20, 2015

Yep, it’s that time again. A leap into Creative Copy Challenge, the word prompt site, and this week’s set of words. I love how I never know where the words will lead me. This was short and maybe not so sweet. But certainly had my murmuring, “Hmm…” The challenge words are in bold. Creative Copy […]

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Creative Copy Challenge – Two for One

February 11, 2015

Two for one – posts, that is. For this week anyway. The following is my latest entry for the word prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. The challenge words are in bold. Creative Copy Challenge #372 Lamplight shadows stood guard over a deserted path. Fog wound its damp fingers around buildings darkened for the night ahead. […]

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February is the New January

February 10, 2015

A new year brings new plans. At least it usually happens that way. This year my plans got hijacked. A large project at the end of 2014 took time I normally spend on planning. While I love the income, I admit the change in routine has knocked me off center. January Interrupted I like starting […]

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Creative Copy Challenge Meditation

February 3, 2015

Creative Copy Challenge is like meditation in the middle of a stressful day. It is a deep breath reminding us how simple, yet complex life is. I always write my submission first before reading any of the others written by this wonderful community of online friends. I started that habit because I didn’t want to […]

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Return to Creative Copy Challenge

January 29, 2015

My return to Creative Copy Challenge is like seeing an old friend. I have not visited the word prompt site since before my last 3-Day Walk for the Cure. The end of 2014 was a bit crazy (in a good way) with the amount of business I had. I’m just beginning to come up for […]

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Customer Service Ploy to See Who Blinks First

January 21, 2015

Customer service is a mystery to me. Every living soul encounters customer service at some point in their life. So if we are all familiar with the theory, why is it so hard to receive good service? I’m convinced the strategy behind customer service is to see who blinks first. Yes, there IS such a […]

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Silencing the Inner Nag

January 1, 2015

We all have one. The Inner Nag. That voice inside that always has something to say. Some of us are better at ignoring the Inner Nag than others. I’d venture to say some of us are unaware of the existence of the droning drivel. Recently, I silenced the Inner Nag. The reprieve has been lovely. The Inner […]

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A Chillin’ State of Mind

December 12, 2014

Getting older has its benefits. How often have you read that sentiment? But it’s true. You learn (or at least I have) not to sweat the small stuff. I call it my chillin’ state of mind. Chillin’ Out Am I always successful at chillin’? Of course not. Deadlines loom Workloads bloat Worries creep in However, I’ve found as […]

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Thanksgiving Thanks Continues

November 27, 2014

My Thanksgiving thanks was inspired by my good friend and writer buddy, Anne Wayman. I loved Anne’s idea of an annual list of what we are thankful for. As we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the United States, I share my 2014 Thanksgiving Thanks list. I warn you, the list is a typical example of my strange, wandering mind. To […]

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November News

November 6, 2014

Can you believe we are in November? This time of the year, I reflect on where I’ve been and where I’m going − both professionally and personally. I  have not been very good about sharing news. I have a whole category for News and you can hear crickets chirping when you open it up. At least I […]

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