A few months ago, a friend and I traveled to Steamboat Springs, CO. We spent 5 days making new friends as we explored the area-taking time to do some shopping, checking out local cuisine and even hiking. Those who know me personally would not be quick to peg me as a hiker, and they would… Continue reading Hiking & Writing
I love Chinese food! From Moo Goo Gai Pan to Wonton Soup and Egg Foo Young to Spicy Orange Chicken, the spices and textures there comprise a well-planned Chinese meal. But, perhaps as much as the food brings pleasure, I love to open the fortune cookies and read their words of “wisdom”. (By the… Continue reading It’s in the Cookies!
Recently one of my son’s buddies spent the night. Whenever this charming and amusing young man would get tongue-tied, he would grin and quip, “Words are hard.” Upon hearing him say this a time or two, I told him I was stealing his line for my blog. After all, as one who spends many hours… Continue reading Words Are Hard!
Some of my best memories of growing up involved word games–specifically, playing Scrabble with my dad. My dad is a pro at Scrabble and it was viewed much like a rite of passage to be able to beat him at this game. My dad plays Scrabble like he does everything he approaches- he plays it… Continue reading Game Time! Playing with Words
I love football! The camaraderie in team spirit, the thinking and strategizing, the physicality and the competiveness all work to make it a great game. But, in order for a team to be a success, they must have a solid game plan. Your business is no different. To have a profitable business, you must have… Continue reading Choosing the Game Plan for Your Company Website
My son has a t-shirt he wears when working with a local youth ministry that states, “We feel awkward, so you don’t have to.” When I first saw it, I chuckled and thought what a great way to make others feel welcomed and at ease. By wearing that shirt, he and the others on that… Continue reading Feeling Awkward
Here is an great graphic from Eric Dye of Church Mag.com regarding the importance of updating your WordPress site.
There’s something special about summertime! Whether you love spending your free time catching some rays as you work in the garden or soaking up the sun as you relax in the pool, summertime is a great opportunity to unwind. However, summer brings more than fun in the sun. It is a time of planning for… Continue reading Keeping Your Website in the Public Eye
In days gone by, if you wanted to advertise your business, it was necessary to spend large amounts of money on printed ads, signs, and media. And, while much of that still holds true today, these are no longer the standard in advertising. The newcomer to the advertising world is the internet. After all, many people… Continue reading The World of Copywriting: Making the Most of Your Website