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Rinse, Repeat

Turkey. Mashed potatoes. Stuffing. Uncle Bob’s clam dip. Green beans. Rolls. Grammy’s sweet potatoes. Salad. Pumpkin cheesecake. Uncle Bill’s blackberry, pumpkin, and apple pies. Friends. Family. Gratitude. Laughter. Rinse. Repeat. Originally posted as Happy Thanksgiving! on November 27, 2014.  Welcome to Microvember, my take on NaBloPoMo. Each day this month I’ll be posting microfiction, short vignettes, or poetry,…

The Blogger Connection

My long-term blog goals list looks something like this: Get Freshly Pressed. Attend a blogging conference. Turn blogging into a career. I’ve accomplished the first one (score) and the last one is highly improbable. The second is doable, but difficult. Mostly because I live in two places. For instance, WordPress is hosting a Press Publish conference in…

Photo101 Gallery and Reflection

Every day in November I posted both a written piece for NaBloPoMo and a photo for the WordPress Photography 101 course. Doing just one or the other would’ve been WAY less stressful, but why not go all out? Here are my takeaways from Photo101: I didn’t take a single new photo for the course. Mostly that was due to…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Turkey. Mashed potatoes. Stuffing. Uncle Bob’s clam dip. Green beans. Rolls. Grammy’s sweet potatoes. Salad.Pumpkin cheesecake. Uncle Bill’s blackberry, pumpkin, and apple pies. Friends. Family. Gratitude. Laughter. Rinse. Repeat.

It’s Wet Outside

I started calling myself a blogger in the early days of Victim To Charm. “If I’m blogging, I’m a blogger,” I told myself, “There’s no minimum number of posts or followers before I can call myself that.” Certainly, this little site was occupying enough of my headspace and my identity to assume the title. But it’s…

Open Tabs

Your search history says a lot about you: your interest (or lack thereof) in current events, your medical symptoms, your Facebook stalking habits. It makes sense that our search histories match our interests, since the Internet is where most people turn for information. So what do your open tabs tell you? They represent the two extremes…

Unwind

This is the ninth and final photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland. If you’ve missed any of the series, now’s the time to go back and catch up! All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the…