An Open Letter to my Friends on and off Facebook

An Open Letter to my Friends on and off Facebook,

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Pantsuit Rising used with permission of artist Kathleen M. Newman

It has been over two months since America displayed just how broken our electoral college system is as the world watched in horror and disbelief.  As I write this hours before Inauguration Day, many Americans, like myself, are still in shock that the orange toddler and Mike Pray the Gay Away Pence won the requisite number of electors to be elected by the Electoral College to the two highest offices in our nation.

During the weeks since November, I have been told to just get over it and informed that I post too much political related material to Facebook.  Continue reading

October Fun Days at from the sticks to the bricks and back again

octoberThere is a lot going on at from the sticks to the bricks and back again this October.  Two guest blogging opportunities (Ghouls, Goblins & Guest Bloggers and The Blogging Life) and a Facebook Promotion were announced in October.

The Facebook Promotion and Ghouls, Ghosts & Goblins run through October while The Blogging Life is a ongoing guest blogging opportunity. Continue reading

5 Tips to a Successful Blog

The Blogging Life

This month’s guest blogger to launch The Blogging Life, a new series at from the sticks to the bricks and back again, is Kimberly Bradley.  Kimberly a blogger, photographer, wife, mother to three children (ages 4, 22, 24), a nana, a Christian, and a missionary and not necessarily in that order blogs over at The Narrow Lens.  At The Narrow Lens she looks at life a little differently.  In some of her posts she summarizes different perspectives into The Wide Angle View; The Narrow Lens View and the Focal Point.  In addition to at The Narrow Lens, you can find Kimberly and her refreshing perspectives on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.  Without any further delay, I’m handing my blog over to Kimberly. I hope you enjoy her post: 5 Tips to a Successful Blog.


ID-100241069So you’re thinking about starting a blog but have no idea where to begin? Or maybe you’ve already leaped out into blogging land and are stuck on what to do next. Regardless of where you are on your blogging journey, there are a few things you need to consider in order to help your blog become more than just a name out in the World Wide Web. Here are 5 tips to a successful blog: Continue reading

October Facebook Page Promotion Give Away Announced

Maybe it’s because I woke up this morning and it’s The First of Octember.   Maybe it’s because my beloved Boston Red Sox beat the Yankees 9-5 yesterday, delaying The Evil Empire from clinching its first playoff berth in three years. Continue reading