Tag Archives: blogging

And There Sits My Laptop.

But men are men; the best sometimes forget.~William Shakespeare Leaving My Virtual Self At Home. We went away again this week… My wife is a teacher so we take advantage of the summers off to visit family and take mini vacations. I packed up my clothes, books, vitamins, notebooks and drawing pads… Even my colored […]

Guest Blogging.

It’s fun for me to go on other folks’ talk shows. When you’ve endured the ups and downs and tensions and pitfalls of hosting, being a guest is a piece of angel food.~Dick Cavett Guest Blogging Jason, over at Opinionated Man- Harsh Reality, has been kind enough to host a few of my posts this […]

What You Do Today Impacts Everything, Past, Present And Future.

In every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations. ~ Iroquois proverb We Don’t Live In A Bubble These past few weeks my blog has gone fallow as I try to decide which path to take in the future. I examined many ideas and visualized different paths in […]

Make The Real World Aware Of Your Blog.

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.~John Henrik Clarke Saturday is our out and about day. We visit our friends at the retirement community, have lunch and usually do some thrift shopping. It was in a thrift store that I ran into a […]

Why Must Someone Always Be “Right”?

We all have private ails. The troublemakers are they who need public cures for their private ails.~Eric Hoffer  I try to provide an atmosphere here on my blog that’s welcoming for everyone. While I hold certain beliefs I feel others are entitled to their own. I’m proud to have readers from all over the world, […]

Building New Networks.

First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf. ~Martin Luther Branching Out Doug and I have been exploring networking recently to extend the reach of our monkey […]

Get To Know Your Supporters (And Be A Supporter Yourself).

One of the challenges in networking is everybody thinks it’s making cold calls to strangers. Actually, it’s the people who already have strong trust relationships with you, who know you’re dedicated, smart, a team player, who can help you. ~Reid Hoffman Participate In our last post, Doug and I shared how we market our blog […]

Doug Needs An Awards Cabinet!

The accolades usually come when you’re dead or too old to get a job.~John Frankenheimer Thank you Victoria, who writes My [redacted} Journey, for nominating me for a Liebster Award! Check out her blog… (I nominated her for an award just recently!) Also, thank you to Osprey at Osprey’s Lab for nominating me for another […]

Yes, Monkeys Can be Versatile Bloggers!

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.~ Abraham Lincoln Thank you Patricia of Willow’s Cabin for the nomination! Your blog would be one of my nominations if you didn’t already have this award. I appreciate the recognition and am glad my blog came to mind when you were […]

1 Simple Way To Get More Traffic To Your Blog.

Most people felt lost after high school. Sometimes I felt like I’d never really been found in the first place.― Lish McBride Where are you? Everyone wants to get readers for their blog… Why else would we be doing this? An easy way to drive traffic to your blog is through your Gravatar image. Every […]