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My Freshly Pressed Natural Disaster

Michelle, a well meaning WordPress Story Wrangler, chose my post ‘Hidden Valley – A Community Lost’  for the honour of being Freshly Pressed. Michelle had been following the story of  the flooding of our community, and she thought it deserved a wider audience. Unfortunately, most of the Freshly Pressed readers didn’t agree. They weren’t as […]
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Slow But Steady Blogging Progress

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 –

Canadian Blog Award Nominees

I ran across a list of Canadian Blogs at a website called the Canadian Blog Awards. A month or so ago they called for Nominees for the 2011 awards, and in a moment of self advertisement, I nominated myself. I didn’t expect anything to come of it. The list of nominees was just posted, and […]
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Networking – Awards and Challenges

Networking is not about hunting. It is about farming. It’s about cultivating relationships. – Dr. Ivan Misner – Networks – how many do you belong to?  I have many, built over the years in response to what I was doing. My most recent network is because of my interest in blogging. A Blogging network  isn’t […]
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The Versatile Blogger Award

There are a number of Awards that Bloggers bestow on one another. These awards are very nice, because they don’t require a nomination committee, nor a round of voting. They are just one blogger saying they like the work of another blogger. All very civilized. One of these Awards is the prestigious Versatile Blogger Award. […]
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The WordPress Snub – So You’ve Never Been Freshly Pressed

Freshly Pressed – to a WordPress Blogger, it is like winning the lottery. It puts your little blog on the Freshly Pressed Home Page, and that brings thousands of readers to your door. What are your chances of being Freshly Pressed? I think you have – well, I’m not sure what your odds are, but […]
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