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SUPERMARKETS ARE…WELL, SUPER!

  Rosemarie and I have some very specific divisions of labor that have evolved over the many years she and I have been co-everythingers.  One such divide is the ongong task of grocery shopping.   She hates going to the supermarket.  … Continue reading

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SURVEY SAYS!

If one more company asks me on a scale of 1 to 5 how I feel about their product, service, personnel or the conversation I had with them, I  think I will  S C R E A M ! Okay, … Continue reading

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ABOUT INDIE AUTHORS

Ten years ago right around this time, I was busy doing something I’d never done before.  I was writing a book. It was a children’s book of rhymes.  It was titled, Never Goose a Moose…and a bunch of other things … Continue reading

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CHASING SPACE

Microsoft Word has a list of options when you click on “File,” one of which is “New Blank Document.”   Since I have an “Old Blank Mind” I always find this selection to be appropriate. A blank document offers a blank … Continue reading

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BUY’N YEARS

I noticed lately that I must have arrived? “Arrived where?” you ask. Well, I’ve arrived at yet another demographic level. When you get to my age bracket all kinds of things begin to change. There’s a definite divide widening between … Continue reading

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OH, WHAT COULD’VE BEEN!

I hate it when the product out of the box appears noting like—like totally NOTHING like—its picture on the box. Hold that thought…there’s a little background filler I need to discuss. I abandoned my ambitions to run for president several years … Continue reading

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MY BIG HANGUP

March 10, 1876…despite most folks havixng no idea what happened on this day, it’s a date that has really lived in infamy.   That’s the day Alexander Graham Bell spoke into his new invention and said, “Mr. Watson, come here. I … Continue reading

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MY ADVERTISING DOESN’T ADD UP

I’ve been spending real money to advertise two of my books on the Internet all this past week and it hurts.  It hurts my wallet and it hurts my ego…my wallet because it’s emptier than before; my ego because, despite … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing vs. Self-Surgery

The Disclaimer:  Today’s blog is based on my opinions which are based on my experiences.  Not everyone has the same experiences and, therefore, may not share my opinions.  I am a humble soul, so you should not consider my words … Continue reading

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Can Sex Sell a Blog?

I think I am giving in to a known fact.  It is nothing new.  Everybody knows it.  It is a concept that has been proven over and over again:  Sex Sells!  Period/Amen.   Add a sexual element to your commercial, your advertisement, … Continue reading

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