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I’m so pretty, oh so pretty. Oh. You meant my blog.

THIS is what it’s all about! In an unjust and imperfect world rises a true champion of the masses . . . my friend Carrie who write a most awesome blog, The Write Transition. She recently receive the (much deserved) Beautiful Blogger award and took a unique approach to sharing it with others. She offered it up to all her readers!

Continue reading “I’m so pretty, oh so pretty. Oh. You meant my blog.”

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Writing? Uh, not so much.

I’ve been struggling with my writing lately. I write here and I make a very few comments and posts on Facebook, but I’ve not been able to buckle down to the novel I got a huge start on late last year. I’d like to get back to it, but nothing seems to work.

I’ve tried going back to read some of it, to put me in the right frame of mind, you know. Nothing. I just can’t recapture the place where my head was then. (I’m open to suggestion.)

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Help me, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up

Could/would someone please explain (clearly, in big letters and simple words) the difference between tags and categories?

break through

And, in the process, please don’t refer me to anything already written on the web (especially here at WordPress). I’ve read all of it. ALL of it. I still don’t get it.

It should be easy to grasp, shouldn’t it? I speak, write and read English, just not tags and categories. Maybe if it was in Italian I could use my translator and finally get the picture.

And, speaking of pictures, they work well for me, too.

THANK YOU from the bottom of my decrepit old soul.

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New blogs and old passions

I spend a good deal of time daily at WordPress, at least most days. (One of the joys of having lots of time to spend.) During that time I blog a bit, tinker and finesse different features on my blog, reply to comments and read the blogs of new followers, check out Freshly Pressed, read posts in the topics that interest me, and read the posts of bloggers that I follow–I love that part. In fact, I love the whole basket full of goodies.

In the past few days I’ve found several new blogs that I like but only by the sheer luck of a new reader having liked, commented on, or followed my blog. It occurs to me that I’m missing something here. Continue reading “New blogs and old passions”