Category Archives: increasing blog traffic

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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Building Suspense

I was talking to my girlfriend and she asked me if I had written tomorrow’s post yet.  She knows that ideally, I write the post before going to bed and have it publish at 6 in the morning.  Some nights … Continue reading

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Something I Forgot

You’ll have to forgive me.  I wrote the previous post quite late last night and forgot to ask the question that prompted me to ramble like that.  When I sat down to write the blog, I was really wondering if … Continue reading

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Ramblings

I have a few rambling thoughts before I go to bed.  None of them are Today’s Perfect Moment–so if that is what you came for, you could stop reading now, but I sincerely hope that you don’t. On Blogging I … Continue reading

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Colombia Wrap Up

So, my vacation to Colombia is over and I feel the need to recap, or sum up, or write something to put it all in perspective.  I am home and already looking forward to my next vacation. Positives (general) The … Continue reading

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What a Great Start to the Year

I have just had a chance to look over the blog statistics of the past few days and I am astounded.  Quite a large number of you have shown up to take a look. Thank you. I want to be … Continue reading

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The Year That Will Be

A couple of days before the dawning of the New Year, I was checking out Erin Karpluk’s instagram page (I have been a fan since Being Erica) and it had one of those giant word search puzzles. It stated that … Continue reading

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The Year That Was

Happy New Year to everyone.  Let’s hope 2020 is a fantastic year for everyone. So 2019 is in the books. Before I look forward to the year ahead, I should probably take a moment to look back. I would have … Continue reading

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The Festive Spirit

Just in case you thought I couldn’t get into the festive spirit…. and also in case you wanted to see yet another sandwich picture. When I was taking this shot, a colleague came into the kitchen and asked me what … Continue reading

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Beating Last Year’s Numbers

At the beginning of the year, I hoped that I would double the number of views I had from the past year. I had done that in both 2016 and 2017–though I failed to do so in 2018–I thought it … Continue reading

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