I tweet, and I like it.

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I haven’t written on a regular basis in so long that I had forgotten how one can be lifted by comments, likes, and the conversations that are created after posts are read. To you readers: Thanks for the reminder.

Writing is fun. And by writing, I mean writing about me is fun. Oh, and this is Lenore – again. Continue reading

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What is your legacy?

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When a tragedy strikes, we often take an inventory of our life. After the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, I am willing to bet you’ve paused and wondered “what if”.

My heart goes out to each and every family member affected by this tragedy, including the family of the shooter. I ache for the survivors, knowing their minds will never forget the images or sounds from that night. Continue reading

Where have all the bloggers gone?

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It’s happening again, for the third or forth day in a row.

I access my WordPress account, ready to read my version of the morning paper, only to find a note that reads, “Nothing to read! Why not find your friends, subscribe to some blogs, or have a look at Freshly Pressed?”

What? What do you mean there is nothing to read? I follow many wonderful blogs/bloggers. What do you mean there is nothing to read? Where have all the bloggers gone? Continue reading

I’m serious about the voices.

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Dear Blogary,

I am confused. I have written three draft posts pertaining to current events during the months of April and May 2011. These drafts have turned into voices in my head, rattling around faster and louder when I catch news stories, other blog posts, Twitter feeds and Facebook commentaries.

Blogary, you know when you get really angry and write an angry letter or email, friends will advise you to sleep on it before sending, right? Friends (and family for that matter) advise you to give yourself a cooling off period. Well, I am doing my best to keep the voices in my head, giving myself  the recommended cooling off period. Alas, as I mentioned earlier, the voices increase when I stumble across other posts, news articles, editorials, etc. Continue reading

40 Days Without Facebook and Twitter: Epilogue

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Let me begin by saying, my brother informed me the day before Easter that I did not give up Facebook or Twitter. Because my posts were published on Facebook and Twitter during the 40-day Lenten observance, I – technically – did not give up either Facebook or Twitter. My brother-in-law (my husband’s side of the family) added his two cents and said he agreed with my brother. Maturely, while covering my ears, I say to my brother and brother-in-law “La la la la la la la…. I can’t hear you!”

For what it is worth, my brother added, “I suppose I could have expressed my opinion on day 1 vs. waiting until day 39.” Yes, Brother, you could have spoken sooner. Continue reading