Category Archives: blogging

From This Day Forward

First and Foremost Happy New Year everyone. It is bittersweet saying it, but I want to start off the year positively. Though I know turning the page in the calendar isn’t the end of the pandemic and really doesn’t change … Continue reading

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White Christmas

The idea of a white Christmas is immortalized in song and the idea is often expressed by my students–including those who lived in climates where a white Christmas would have been a sign of the impending apocalypse. It has never … Continue reading

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Thank You Everyone

I just wanted to write a quick, but sincere, thank you to everyone who read and responded to my last blog. Honestly, I don’t think anything I have written in the last year has garnered as many responses. Your ideas … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, advice, Aspirations, Reflections, Perfection, blog, blog posts, blogging, blogposts, followers, growing your blog, perfect moment, reflection, Reflections, thanks, travel writing, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Promoting My Blog

I took a look at my yearly statistics this morning and realized that I was probably going to have fewer views this year than last. Every year up until this one, I have managed to grow my readership in all … Continue reading

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A Question for WordPress

I am sorry to ask this question here, but I haven’t found a place to ask questions or give feedback out the block editor. I hope some of you could point me in the right direction. I am not complaining … Continue reading

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Should Have Been a Perfect Moment

A couple of years ago, a student complained that I had accepted him as a follower on my Instagram account, but hadn’t followed him back. He explained to me (in decent enough English that I was impressed at his debating … Continue reading

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Resolution To One Issue

In case I left anyone hanging by not concluding my story about my poorly functioning mouse, I just wanted to clue you in on the resolution. I was pretty sure I was going to get a replacement, I just didn’t … Continue reading

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A Funny Story

And today we will barbecue.  When I type it like that, it sounds so momentous and profound, or at least as profound as grilling meat can be.  Though it really isn’t me, I have seen people take it to an … Continue reading

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Leftovers

Upon waking and opening my refrigerator door, I spotted the leftover Chinese food and thought it would make a good breakfast.  Then I spotted the leftover pizza and thought it too would make a great breakfast.  Then my eyes drifted … Continue reading

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What Your Amazon Wish List Says About You

I don’t know exactly how it started, but we were having a family discussion about Amazon wish lists.  I think my mother was wondering what to buy my sister for her birthday.  My mother knew that I had a wish … Continue reading

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