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Homes: The Way They Were

There’s a scene in the movie, The Way We Were, where two men are sharing “best of” memories. Inspired by that scene, I am remembering the many homes of my life and their “best of” moments.Though I have lived in many places, not all of them felt like home. The ones that I think of as home were those where I felt connected to my surroundings....more

Where I post -- using social media to connect

Thanks for popping by.  Please check out my feeds to read current posts.  I love the power of social media applications allows me to post on my blog and link to BlogHer, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and any other social media forum that appeals to my readership.  If you are interested in past archives, please head over to my website where you'll find tons of free information (and opinion!) that may appeal to you! Janet Wendy Spiegel Founder, Gen Plus

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For those of you who know me, it is clear that I am a Facebook addict. There are many things to love about the social networking phenomena, however one of my favorite perks is that Facebook has practically eliminated the unnecessary, complete waste of time email "forward". ...more

10 Things I know for Sure

So I recently turned 40--Thank GOD! And I have been thinking a lot about what do I know for sure--here goes:1.That you cannot take it with you, but with a Will you can designate who gets it.2. That no matter how old and how much wisdom I acquire I still don't "know" anything.3. That there are 2 times when we are complately honest-- in childhood and on our deathbed.4. That knowledge is acquired; learning in a choice.5. That the most powerful word in the English language is "Why?"6. That we are too soon old and too late smart. ...more

One Year. 365 Days. Every Life Has A Story.

I graduated from college into a recession and, unable to find work, I turned to temping. My first assignment was two weeks of filing. When I finished the task in two-and-a-half days my boss said, "Maria, you're wicked smart" and he set about to find a way to keep me on. ...more

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Life As We Blog It

This weekend at Life As We Blog It, Camp Ali talks about designing her life while Team Celine questions birthdays, family, and Miss America. Check it out at

Calling Loudly, “J.D. Salinger”

In 1941, J.D. Salinger had seven stories rejected by The New Yorker. Apparently undaunted, he submitted an eighth the same year, "Slight Rebellion off Madison," which was accepted. BUT, it was about a disaffected teenager (can you guess his name?) nervous about the war, and in the wake of Pearl Harbor was deemed unpublishable - so did not see print for another five years....more