Don't change a thing, baby girl.

I am participating in NaBloPoMo for November and trying to post once a day. Blogher provides some prompts for participants to help get the creative juices flowing. Today's prompt is a bit of a disappointment for me....more
There's "The Paper Bag Princess"--I gave it to my nieces years ago, and it was much loved! And ... more

Deadlines, do I have deadlines...

Of course, the answer to that is YES. More to the point, I have two looming deadlines for two different jobs--one is Friday and one is Monday and neither job is finished--and I'm a freelancer, and missing deadlines is a not a good way to get hired again. So, naturally, I've just spent some time tracking down the etymology of the word "deadline." ...more
De Tao van Nico What, me procrastinate? :D (Procrastination, from the Latin for "a putting off ... more

Choosing a WordPress Theme.

How can you just pick one theme?  Since I just started my blog I have gone through maybe 10 different themes. I’m so indecisive when it comes to choosing the right one. So a quick question for all you bloggers out there what is it that you look for in a theme? Can you give me top 5 things you need to have or want when choosing your theme? I am a newbie so I just wanted to get some ideas and maybe it will help me in choosing the right theme for me.  ...more
Is this for a blog or for a professional website? For a blog--go nuts, pick anything you think ... more

NaNoBloMo....no, wait, NaBloNoMo...no...

You have probably heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), that thing which gets people to sign up to write a novel in November, right? Well, I'm not doing that this year. I will say that I thought about it for at least an hour all told, which is about 55 minutes more consideration I've given it in years past, but no. ...more
Denise Brilliant! Thank you so much for the helping hand. :) more

NaNoBloMo....no, wait, NaBloNoMo...no...

You have probably heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), that thing which gets people to sign up to write a novel in November, right? Well, I'm not doing that this year. I will say that I thought about it for at least an hour all told, which is about 55 minutes more consideration I've given it in years past, but no. ...more
DeniseThanks, Denise, that will be a lot easier! I had just copied the post from LJ with code, ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your November Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
The electoral college, and being stuck with it a while ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your November Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Okay, I'm confused. I thought we were just supposed to enter our information once, which will ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your November Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
@ajschoch Are we? I thought it was just the once! more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your November Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Well, I didn't sign up last year, but I did manage to blog all through November. I hope making ... more
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