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The Cup of Kindness – Part Two

    Part two in a two-part series inspired by the classic New Year’s song, Auld Lang Syne. Find the first post here. “And we’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne.” ~ Robert Burns In Part … Continue reading

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The Cup of Kindness – Part One

Robert Burns wrote a song we all know well. It’s the one we sing when stepping across the border from an old year into a new – Auld Lang Syne. Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind … Continue reading

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A Still More Glorious Dawn

  The other day, my parents and sister and I went down to the beach just before dark. A storm lowered on the horizon; streaky clouds doused the sun before it could spread its colors over the sea. But even … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Your Marbles

I’ve always loved Saturdays. As a kid, it meant Pop was home all day, and he’d make waffles, pancakes, or muffins for breakfast. It meant cartoons, visiting my grandparents’ house, no school work. As a teen, Saturdays took on the … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Media Today

  Hello, world! Welcome to mousewords 2.0! It’s been a while since my sites have been up and running, but it’s been a busy year, with a lot of exciting news to report. I’ll have a sum-up post soon, and … Continue reading

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    You know the song “Da Doo Ron Ron“? I always remembered it as being “Da Do Run Run.” Inaccurate as a reference, but interesting as a motivational tool: Action inspires forward motion. Do. Then run and run.   … Continue reading

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When Life Is Colored By a Point of View

    I’ve had an interesting day. My synesthesia has been giving me troubles. It’s not the sort of thing an aspirin will cure. Synesthesia—specifically, in my case, grapheme → color synesthesia—is a neurological phenomenon that causes people to see … Continue reading

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Able Was I, Ere I Saw…Oooh, Shiny

    Distractions. You know what they are? A mar on a panorama. A panorama of productivity, aglow with embers of ideas that are fanned into a flame by motivation. It can be a beautiful sight—unless our attention is diverted … Continue reading

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The New Media Workshop

    I used to enjoy spending time on the weekends watching “The New Yankee Workshop” with my Dad, who is a craftsman. Today I had an opportunity to see a live broadcast that reminded me of those happy memories. … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Day

  This was my day on Twitter:     (cc) 2008 Christine Taylor — This cartoon is released under a Creative Commons License. You’re free to share this cartoon or post it on your site–just please link to and … Continue reading

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