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Reflections: 30 Days, 30 Posts

November 30, 2013


Sunset forest reflections from a small boat

Today is the last day of National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) for which I challenged myself to write and post an article on this blog each day in November. Considering I had been struggling with posting once a month throughout 2013 and knowing that November would be a busy month, I wasn’t sure I would […]

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Bloggiesta Finish Line! Whew! How Did It Go?

April 2, 2012


Writing, reading, learning, commenting, optimizing, tweet-chatting and providing support.  That pretty much sums up a productive Bloggiesta weeekend.   If you want more details on the background to the event, check out my excited post from when this weekend was announced.  In short, it was a lot of work and a lot of fun! The […]

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Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge: Promoting Your Blog On Facebook

March 28, 2012


Bloggiesta's mascot, Pedro

Welcome to the Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge on promoting your blog on Facebook.  With nearly 800 million users, it is the largest social network, making it an excellent platform to let the world know about your blog.  This mini-challenge will guide you through some easy and (mostly) free ways to do that.

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Yay! Bloggiesta Is Back!

March 1, 2012


I was so excited to see Bloggiesta be planned for the weekend of March 30 – April 1!  I participated in the event in January 2011 and have been (im)patiently waiting for the next one.  Well, now everyone knows what I will be doing that weekend. What is Bloggiesta, you ask?  From There’s A Book […]

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2011 Blogging Reflections

December 31, 2011


At the beginning of 2011, I took up WordPress’ Post a Week challenge to write a blog post every week of the year.  Being the last day of 2011, it’s a good time to look back at my original goals and what I learned out of the experience.  It also helps that the folks at […]

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#Bloggiesta Finish Line! How Did I Do? What’s Next?

January 23, 2011

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Even though I joined Bloggiesta halfway through the party, I am very glad I did.  This was the most focused time I have spent on my blog since I first set it up.  It was a classic case of the more I learned, the more I realized that there was so much more I needed […]

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