Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wikipedia:

  I listened to part of a lecture at ltue that talked about Wikipedia and what is required to get articles published here. Here is what I got of part of the lecture.   –          At life universe and everything, … Continue reading

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Spelling recipes:

When thinking of the recipe. It should not just be about pies. So take out the word pies in recipes. Instead of recipies, try recipes. That may help me remember this word more accurately. If you have suggestions on how … Continue reading

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How do I stand out against the competition:

  These notes may have been from last year’s symposium, I’m not certain, but still good advice about writing. –          Tell a great story. It needs to move the audience emotionally combined to a three of your favorite things pink … Continue reading

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How to use google docs:

I’m not very efficient, yet, in Google Docs. I watched some training videos to see how others use it back to the notes. I hope they can be of use.   If have a google or Gmail account, you have … Continue reading

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Points of Transition:

I saw delightful comment on Facebook that says that every time you face a challenge. Think of it as a plot twist. As a writer, I very much like that idea. Authors love writing characters and have them face challenges … Continue reading

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Recipes one:

I keep seeing these wonderful recipes on face book and thought I’d share some.  Scalloped Potatoes Recipe  Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion minced 2 gloves garlic minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 1/4 teaspoons table salt … Continue reading

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Difference between ensure and assure:

My friend Cara made a wonderful observation that even people’s PhD’s don’t know the difference between the two words ensure and assure. Being inspired by her comments, I thought I would present these two words in my next spellerBeezy blog. … Continue reading

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Self-presentation during the speech:

Last night, I competed in a speech contest in Toastmasters. I did well because my two competitors were too long, and there are automatically disqualified. I really hate it when I win by default, rather than by ability. I get … Continue reading

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Military letters:

I have always wanted to get this list. If you want to have clarity in communication and you want to confirm if you’re saying an F was S then, using the word in conjunction with the letter can confirm what … Continue reading

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What type of message:

Many of us have had the experience of working in the garden or at least familiar with what’s involved. There’s a variety of tools that we can use to accomplish different purposes and toiling of the land. If I was … Continue reading

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