At the recommendation of a few other bloggers, I went to my local WordCamp weekend conference. While I had a mixed reaction to the event, I was glad I went. And in fact, will probably go again next year. Here’s a quick synopsis of that mixed reaction: I’m (just) a hobby blogger. The local WordCamp … Continue reading WordCamp Cincinnati
One of my readers asked me what did I pack for an 18-day African Safari, which had a luggage size & weight restriction (soft-side, no-wheel, medium canvas duffle - combined with carry-on max weight 33 lbs). First off, I can say most (but not all) of our fellow travelers ignored the size and weight information … Continue reading Packing for a “Luxury” African Safari
This past year I chose “joy” as my word of the year. And recently I’ve seen a few “A to Z” listings of things to do. So combining these 2 inspirations, I created an A to Z list of seasonal things that bring me joy. I hope to inspire you to find joy … Continue reading Joy of the Season
There are many moments in life that cause us to stop and reflect. In looking back, hopefully you can marvel at your accomplishments and not regret your choices. And then, look forward to adjust, reinforce the path, or re-establish habits. I just passed my one-year anniversary of being a blogger. It’s been an amazing year … Continue reading Looking Back – 1 Year of Blogging
For non-Wordpress folks who read me or even WordPress newer bloggers, The Liebster Award is a pass-a-long recognition of seemingly unknown origin, used by small bloggers to pay forward a little visibility to other small bloggers (less than 200 followers). The award has a side effect - it helps people get to know other bloggers … Continue reading The Liebster Award – An Honored Recipient
Hello world of blogging. I did it! Created my Retirement Transition blog. Maybe I should I call this “retirement transition on the poster child for doing it wrong”? As I read through all the different how-to books on retirement, (I'll blog about that one day), I’ve discovered that I am the poster child for … Continue reading Hello world!