Monthly Archives: November 2009

Christmas is coming…

Christmas is coming! (Okay, I cannot write or say those words without seguing into the little song from the Muppet Christmas movie–you know, the one with John Denver—so bear with me while I do that real quick.) Christmas is coming, … Continue reading

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Working on Thanksgiving?

A friend of mine posted on Facebook earlier today that she was dreading having to deal with the work that she brought home with her for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  That’s a lousy feeling. I am feeling extremely thankful myself … Continue reading

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Checking off the items on the to-do list

Two weeks ago, I submitted an article that I’d written to a first-time client. Later this week, I’ll be submitting a sidebar for that project to wrap it up. I also submitted a major article plus sidebars to another new client this past … Continue reading

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Distract me

My good friends C and M are currently renovating the second story of their house. They’re expecting a second child, and they figured it was time to make sure their house had enough room for everyone in the family. Right … Continue reading

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Don’t tell me what your interview subject had for lunch

I have a pet peeve when it comes to many profile articles ( that is, an article that profiles an individual for a magazine or other publication). Over the last few years, I’ve noticed that many writers (way, way too … Continue reading

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