Help Me Reach The Brass Ring!

https://youtu.be/Jx_xWH2TMeo I often refer to goals as "brass rings". It's a phrase I learned a long time ago from my grandfather. Back in the dark ages, when he was a kid, carousels were still a big thing...especially...

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Mary Shelley: Sci-Fi Queen

As a writer, I find myself drawn to strong female authors. My college English professor was obsessed with Frankenstein and in every class he had the book on his syllabus. But I found it quite interesting while...

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Why You Should Take Those Free Victoria 4 Items

All things for 3D applications start out as just a shape.  I didn’t know when I was a mini mogul in Second Life that all those doodads I made in Hexagon were actually 3D shapes.  Or that it was a DAZ program.  At...

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Hildegard of Bingen: A Jack of All Trades

Almost exactly 800 years before I was born, having only missed my birthday by one day, an incredible woman died.  Hildegard was noted to be well versed in man things such as music, medicine, and theology.  She was also...

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Social Media Schedulers

As an entrepreneur, I cannot stress the importance of having an active social media account. A website just isn't enough anymore for most online businesses. In today's always on world, people demand a constant internet presence....

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Emily Dickinson: An Independent Creative

Like most of the fascinating women from my childhood, I was only given a tiny blip of information about them.  Oh, but how the world is different now I have Google.  I don’t think 12-year-old me, learning about the poet Emily Dickinson,...

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Sojourner Truth: The Tireless Orator

Sojourner Truth is one of the independent women from history who has stuck in my mind long after reading about her.  I first learned about her in middle school and even though she did some pretty amazing things, it...

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Author Talk: Planners I Like

Last week I told you I would come back and show you some planners I felt were cost effective and useful. The one I really like I purchased at Wal-Mart for under $10.00. What I like...

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Kat Gunn: A Real Gamer Chick

As a gamer myself and lover of a lot of geeky things I find Kat Gunn interesting.  I don’t think my wrists could take playing a game all day every day.  I did that when Unreal Tournament was first...

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Author Talk: What’s The Deal With Planners

As a child of the “Oregon Trail” era, I grew up using paper and pencil for the first half of my academic career.  Computers were only something you used during “lab” or “library” to play games or code little turtles to...

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