Happy Birthday to my BFF, Barbe! She taught me an awful lot about the computer and Internet back in the day when I needed to learn it quickly. She has been by my side for a lot of adventures, mostly good. We have spent many a day moving, decorating, painting, boxing, planting, and just having a Disney time of it all. We don't get to see much of each other any more since she moved away . . . We always tried to make a big deal out of birthdays because no one else would. We had
Happy Birthday - Hazel! My friend Hazel lives several thousand miles away and I miss her so. Today is a ninety-something birthday for her and I know she is celebrating with her friends and family in the cold & snowy North. She has lived most of her life in the warm & sunny South so this is quite a change for her but she has, hopefully, adapted well. The opportunity for her to be close to her family was one well taken. I know Hazel is well looked after and loved. Hazel is a fa
Once, a long time ago, I read about committing to social media to assist with a job search. I fell in love with blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc. once I was free to spend my spare time the way I wanted - a little more creatively. I taught Social Media to seniors at the library and, of course, learned far more than I was able to convey in a couple of hours twice a week. The more I read, both on-line and in books, the more I have come to love all the media outlets and what they ar
I have been making lists about this blog for several years. In looking back, I am amused by what I wanted to write about in 2010 versus what I need to write about now. Then it was about life, in general, and now it is about survival. I've gone back and added to the lists instead of starting over again. I'll write about that stuff eventually. But this just seems so much more important now.