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The Re-Balancing Act

The Re-Balancing Act

By on Mar 26, 2014 in Blather | 0 comments

I have always written. I have an autograph book from childhood. Fifty years ago, my second-grade teacher wrote that she looked forward to seeing my plays on Broadway some day. I did not become a playwright, but longtime friends know that in a previous life, I was an aspiring sitcom writer. Back then, I worked as a production assistant.  TV production, in the words...

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Ten Years

Ten Years

By on Dec 7, 2013 in Blather, Original Blogsta | 5 comments

December 7, 2003 was a cold, wet, dreary day — much like this one. I know that because while my husband and daughter were occupied with other things, I decided to follow the lead of my online friend, author Andrea Buchanan, who at that time ran a website for moms in Philadelphia. Andi was the first person I knew who had set up one of these new-fangled things...

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Cautiously Optimistic

Cautiously Optimistic

By on Nov 18, 2013 in Blather | 2 comments

I finally had that appointment with my doctor last week. And the news was good: That thing on my ovary appears to be just another fibroid. We will continue to monitor it, but for now, no surgery or other treatment is required. Can I hear a “whew?” Thankfully, I did not spend a great deal of time worrying about it. I have had too much to do cleaning up...

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A Tale of Two Facebook Accounts

By on Nov 8, 2013 in Blather | 3 comments

One of the tasks I’m doing for my new business client is managing their social media. This is a piece of cake, since I’ve been active on Facebook, Twitter, et al for years — especially for the MOMocrats. And there’s my dilemma. Partisan politics has no place when conducting business. And while I have a right to express my political views (and...

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NoBloPo Huh?

By on Nov 4, 2013 in Blather | 0 comments

It has been a long time since I participated in one of the November writing challenges like NaNoWriMo and NoBloPoMo. The one time I attempted the novel writing challenge, the resulting manuscript was such a pile of dreck that continuing on to another draft seemed absolutely pointless. And I think it is silly to join the daily blog posting activity because posting...

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The Other Shoe

The Other Shoe

By on Oct 26, 2013 in Blather | 0 comments

  I have a good reason for neglecting this space for the last two weeks: I got a job. A real, honest-to-goodness, employment situation with a boss and meetings — and a paycheck, too. And I have been putting all of my energy into showing them that taking a chance on me was not a mistake. So far, I think they are happy with the work I am doing for them, and...

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