BlogOff: Never Say Goodbye

 Each month the blogosphere hosts a “Let’s Blog Off” event where bloggers across the world write about the same topic on the same day. This month’s topic is “Goodbye, Let’s Blog Off…“

That's AllI hate to be cliche’, but all good things come to an end. At the young age of 48, the let’s blogoff community leaves behind 111 of it’s closest friends, and a host of intangibles such as inspiration, thought, debate, whimsy, intrigue, therapy, laughter, confidence and notoriety. Like other long-standing relationships, I assumed lets blogoff would always be here. Did I have a relationship with lets blogoff? In the purest definition, I did. It was an event I embraced, time I enjoyed and experience that changed me.
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BlogOff: It’s a Pleasure, Ms. O

Each month the blogosphere hosts a “Let’s Blog Off” event where bloggers across the world write about the same topic on the same day. This month’s topic is “Cookies…“

OreoMs. O. I met you somewhere long ago. In fact, we met several times before and will meet again. Perhaps we met in a crowded aisle, a friend’s party, at school, at grandma’s house or working at the grocery store. I may not recall the age or place where we met, but you made an indelible impression on me then and I look forward to meeting you again. Continue reading

BlogOff: Show Tune Syndrome

Each month the blogosphere hosts a “Let’s Blog Off” event where bloggers across the world write about the same topic on the same day. This month’s topic is “That song stuck in your head…“

Ladies and gentlemen you are about to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery; all the things we hold near and dear to our hearts…thank you.” That contemptuous phrase is the prologue to the musical Chicago. If you began a client design meeting with that phrase, you’d create a memorable impression. Don’t worry, I didn’t begin a meeting with it, however, for one memorable and painful week, I blurted snippets from the entire musical score — an affliction affectionately known as my show tune tourette syndrome. Continue reading