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Staying on Target: Why I Blog

Staying on Target: Why I Blog

The stars are properly aligned for me to write a post on why I blog: The Smooth ReEntry blog is six months old now. A sixmonthivesary seems a fitting time to reexamine why I am here.  Additionally, as part of the 12 Step Challenge, I am to publically share my blogging goals.  Even more coincidentally, any second now I will … Continue reading

The Lucky Few

Blogging friend Ms. Panties is all fired up over her Twelve Step Challenge. Her enthusiasm is contagious, and with good reasons, for the Twelve Step Challenge is a damn good idea. Conceptually, Ms. Panties has my full support. I am all for enabling continuous improvement and peer support. As for the specific twelve steps? — I’m not … Continue reading

Five Cool Blogs You Should Follow

Five Cool Blogs You Should Follow

Here are five blogs I enjoy, and you’re missing out if you don’t follow them too! 1) REBUILDING ROB — Similar to me in that he is separated and getting divorced. Not similar in that he actually knows how to write. Seriously, this is a better blog. It is private, so you will have to request access. If … Continue reading

Origins of the Liebster Award

Origins of the Liebster Award

HISTORY OF THE LIEBSTER Origins of the Liebster Award Chain Letter are a mystery. The best post I found on the subject is here, and the earliest post that blogger, in turn, found that references the Liebster is the German Bird of a Paradise Blog. (Sidenote: Time based searches of blogs were tough for me. I … Continue reading

Did you Just Call me a Liebster?

Did you Just Call me a Liebster?

Dear Off Go The Panties, Thank you for nominating me for the Liebster Blog Award. It is with great humility I accept this prestigious award. I will take great pleasure in proudly displaying this award on my blog. I honestly don’t know how to adequately show the depths of my gratitude, other than to once … Continue reading

Spamdexing: Are you Shooting Yourself in the Foot?

Turns out I am guilty of spamdexing and didn’t know it. Here is what famous WordPress.com maven Timethief writes about the subject: The most common mistake new bloggers make is spamdexing ie. assigning an excessive combined number of categories and tags to any post. Keep the combined total of the two under 10. ~ Timethief … Continue reading