NaBloPoMo nov.10 Prompt:This was exactly 3 years ago. I did this as my high school project. It was about improving awareness in wildlife conservation: The beginning was easier than I thought.I wanted to talk about a specific area of wildlife; I selected the giant herbivorous animal: the elephant; discussing their current threats and suggesting conservation methods. An Endangered species conservation is an interesting topic because I really wanted to devote to the topic. My time frame was 4 months long. Visiting the sites, consulting the experts. I wanted to everything related to elephants except visiting them in their natural habitat....more
There are an estimated 31 million bloggers in the U.S., many of whom blog as a hobby, but many others are blogging for business. Every time someone reads your blog, you are given more and more opportunities to increase traffic to your website. The value in blogging is well known, but regularly publishing your blogs can be a challenge. How do we become prepared with content to feed to our audience on a regular basis?...more
My blog post is about my recent brush with fire. How would you react to a fire in the middle of the night? What are 4 things you can do right now to better prepare yourself for a midnight emergency or fire? My story and a wine recommendation to go along with it. http://www.lisathomsonlive.com/the-wine-diaries-fire/Thanks for visiting....more
My annual holiday party is tomorrow. And thank God I am ready. Bring it! I started decorating right after thanksgiving. I cleaned the kitchen a couple of days ago and have just been on super clean up duty behind myself for the past couple of days. My roommate has been doing the same. It feels good not to really have anything to do. I mean, I woke up this morning and vacuumed my bedroom and scrubbed my bathroom. But the hou...more
So maybe you read the reasons I posted last time and thought, "Those don't apply to me - bring on the rest of the list!"I'd love to. Here are four more reasons that you may be struggling with your job search. (That still leaves three on our website that will be posted later - if you want the whole list now, click here.)...more
By Alicia Rockmore
Passover is one of my favorite holidays.
It is like a Spring Thanksgiving with food that is not quite as good. It is a time for our family to get together, sit around a table and make memories. I have such wonderful memories of Passover when I was growing up....more