Let Go!

There’s a saying in 12-step programs: Let Go and Let God. What exactly does this mean? Let’s take each phrase separately. Let go is pretty easy to understand. Let’s say there’s a hundred dollar bill that we are both holding on to, having a little tug of war. It happens to be your $100, and you say to me, “Let go!” The message is clear. You want me to stop trying to control your money, take my...
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Late Bloomers’ Perks

I’m a late bloomer. Are you? Let’s define that term. A late bloomer is a person who, to mix metaphors, climbs the ladder to the top (or even half-way to the top) and realizes that the ladder was leaning against the wrong structure the whole time. Just when you think you are where you need to be, some unmistakable sign appears and you know you must head down a different path. What’s in it for me,...
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How to post video in WordPress

I was successful in posting the video you see in yesterday’s post. As you know, if you have followed me for the last couple of days, I had a frustrating time getting the video into the post. So for anyone who may be challenged as I was, here’s the way to do it on WordPress. Assuming you want to embed a YouTube video, you play it and copy the URL from the address field while it’s playing. Then...
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Rant of a rankled writer

Do you know the worst part of being a blogger? It’s not writer’s block, and it’s not even SEO. No, it’s the frustration and helplessness you feel when you want to do something and you can’t find out how to do it. Now I understand how two-year-olds feel when they have tantrums. I was all set for a quick blog a couple of hours ago. I was going to upload a hilarious video and comment on it. That...
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Releasing endorphins and why you want to

Yesterday I was video challenged. I learned something new today thanks to my friend Wayne Sharer. He was kind enough to point me in the right direction, and I have embedded the video below for your pleasure. Before you watch it, be sure you are somewhere where you can turn up the speakers. Quite possibly you’ll want to laugh out loud and I hope you do. You’ll release a few endorphins. Why are...
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Why did I write a book?

This is an easy answer for me. I wrote a book because I wanted to say something to women over the age of 50 (approximately) who may fancy themselves to be late bloomers. What did I want to tell them? It’s Never Too Late to Bloom. I wrote the book for the woman whose mind and heart is telling her, there’s a lot more life left in you, old girl. I wanted to tell her in no uncertain terms to listen...
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