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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Halloween Creative Copy Style

October 30, 2014

Ah, Halloween. My favorite holiday. Why not combine Halloween with my favorite word prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge? The following is what you get. I hope you enjoy. Bu-wa-ha-ha. Halloween Creative Copy Challenge #359 The challenge words are in bold. ================ The earth gaped in silent horror as the crew began to excavate the remains. An […]

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Halloween Nightmares for Pets

October 24, 2014

If you know me, you know I love Halloween. I have no shame and have worn all kinds of costumes. Like a million years ago when my 6 foot 5 boyfriend dressed as the Frito Bandito and I was a bag of Fritos. Or the year I attended an executive meeting in full Grim Reaper […]

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Creative Copy Catch-up

October 10, 2014

Too much work and too little time has kept me away from my beloved writing prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. So, it’s Creative Copy Catch-up time. The following are my latest submissions – From the most current And going backwards Definitely short – and maybe not so sweet Hey, it’s almost Halloween The challenge words are in […]

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When Pink and Orange Go Together

October 3, 2014

What do you think of when you hear pink and orange? I bet for most of you, you don’t automatically think fashion statement. While I have seen clothes that combine pink and orange, it’s not a look I appreciate. Except sometimes. Pink and Orange Together I love, love, love Halloween. Always have. It’s the one time […]

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What Marketers Could Learn By Living With a 91-Year-Old

September 25, 2014

Marketers invest in all kinds of analytical tools. They split-test Collect surveys And conduct feedback groups If marketers want a cornucopia of marketing ideas, I have a simple suggestion. Live with a 91-year-old. Marketer’s Paradise I should tell you right off, my Mom is not your typical 91-year-old. Her memory is what mine used to be […]

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The Sticky Fingers of Guilt

September 18, 2014

Guilt. That burrowing, rooted grasp on your soul. Growing up Catholic, I remember debates with my Jewish friends on who held more guilt − the Jews or Catholics. As if either of us has the exclusive rights on guilt. Over the years, I’ve been able to loosen the hold of the sticky fingers of guilt. I no […]

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Goofball? Who Me?

September 1, 2014

Trust me, I’ve been called worse things than Goofball. Probably by a sibling. Perhaps it was my middle child of 7 status that knew no boundaries to trying to stand out in the crowd. It’s Labor Day here in the U.S. I joined a 30-day challenge called Bloom Your Online Relationships (with its own hashtag, #BYOR30). […]

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Creative Copy for the Holiday Weekend

August 29, 2014

Okay, U.S. buddies, a little light reading for the Labor Day holiday weekend. It’s my latest submissions to my favorite writing prompt site, Creative Copy Challenge. The challenge words are in bold. Enjoy. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend. Creative Copy Challenge #350 Her significant loss of feeling went unnoticed as routine took command. Day after day, […]

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Suicide’s Silent Walls

August 19, 2014

The suicide of Robin Williams made many people uncomfortable. We seldom talk about suicide. Especially with those we should. We don’t know what to say. Robin’s death brought back painful memories of a dear friend who sought the same release from pain. Silent Walls Sandy had built silent walls around her in the last few years of her […]

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