Milestones

How to Preserve and Use Grandma’s Doilies (11/3/2010) - Nostalgia – I am just one generation removed from a time when my people covered the tops of almost every piece of furniture with doilies! I don’t want to recreate that era […]
Announcing My Blog to the Public (12/31/2010) - Many, many years ago I started a small town newsletter.  It was printed on 8.5 by 11 sheets of paper, and was run off on a hand cranked Gestetner mimeograph machine. A […]
I Should Have Bought a Cake (7/17/2011) - I started this blog 91 weeks ago. For the first 62 weeks, I told nobody about my Blog. It was a place I retreated to when I felt like writing something down. […]
Comments, Halloween and a Blog Birthday – 2011 (11/2/2011) - Comments My post last week, Comments Etiquette – All or Some?, generated more comments than any other post I have written. The majority consensus was that it is just plain polite to […]
Slow But Steady Blogging Progress (3/14/2012) - My 300th Post - Slow but steady progress. Notable Quotable: Direction is more important than speed. We are so busy looking at our speedometers that we forget the milestone. - Author Unknown -
My First Ever ‘WordPress In Review’ Report (12/31/2012) - WordPress.com wished me a Happy New Year by sending me a computer generated summary of my blogging year. Notable Quotable: An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. - Bill Vaughn -
Why I Think I am Entitled to Popularity (5/14/2013) - My 400th blog post - a satirical look at Entitlement. Notable Quotable: "You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. - Abraham Lincoln -
5.5 Years and 5 Petal Flowers (6/10/2015) - This is my 500th post - the number 5 pops up in other areas too.
The Political Temper Tantrum – Needless Violence in the Wake of the Trump Election (12/10/2016) - November marked my 7th Anniversary of blogging. This is post turned out to be one of the hardest posts I’ve ever written. I’m mesmerized by the American election, and can’t seem to […]
Temporary – Blog Posts, Laundry and Hair Cuts (11/14/2017) - It is my 8th Anniversary of Blogging. Is that long enough to say blogging isn’t a temporary pastime for me? My blog posts, on the other hand, are only of temporary interest […]