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TweetEveryone pulls a boner on their blog sometime (figuratively speaking, of course). A joke misfires, or a reference is misunderstood. It’s okay, step back off the ledge…this is not the end of your blogging career. Here are some tips about how to regain your credibility as a blogger after a disastrous post. Some of these […]

TweetCurrent state: 32 movies seen, 14 to go, 8 days left. As you may know, my husband Ken and I do an Oscar Run every February, a challenge which often means seeing at least up to 3 movies a day for a month. We’ve done this together since 2000, and I’ve blogged it since 2009. […]

Tweet Tonight I go to my first-ever blogging conference. I admit, I’m feeling a bit nervous. What if the other kids don’t like me? What if no one sits with me at lunch? What if I forget my locker combination? (Oh wait, last last bit of anxiety is left over from high school.) But seriously, […]

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TweetThat’s what happens when you get a job in social media. You stop actually blogging. I’ll be back soon, I promise. In the meantime, go check out the awesome blogs on my new project, We have over 130 bloggers there, covering such things as travel, small business, law, money, and food. You know, all […]

TweetRecently I took what some might think is a crazy leap, professionally: I left my comfortable position as a learning technology specialist at Qualcomm without a “next job” to go to. Qualcomm offered me a generous transition package (thanks, QC!) and I decided that a transition was just what I needed.

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