Let Me Ask You A Question – 10/18/17

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Let me ask you a question:

Which do you think will happen first…the end of the world as we know it?   OR…humans colonizing another planet?  

Re-Spinning Posts: How You Can Self-Evaluate Your Blog

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OK so you know that post you wrote last year that only got 3 likes and 2 views? Come on, we’ve ALL been there.

If you are new to this blog (Welcome! Waves) you may notice that I re-spin a lot of my posts. I expect anywhere from 50-100 new followers each month, which means a lot of new faces have not seen older posts, especially those that have really proven to be valuable. I try to re-spin my poetry at least once every year for this reason. I also re-spin posts I’d like to get more exposure. New faces also mean new perspectives.

Re-spinning posts is basically when you re-post a previously posted post (feel like I’m over writing the word post here). When this happens, the post shows up at the top of the reader and it also reaches the inboxes of new  e-mail…

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Let Me Ask You A Question – 10/16/17

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Let me ask you a question:

If you had to choose, would you rather sing your national anthem in front of a stadium of people…OR…walk nude through your downtown (uptown) area?  

My Week 159: Weird Service Calls, Thanksgiving Throwback

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Last week, when the temperature suddenly plunged to around 8 degrees Celsius (about 45 Fahrenheit for anyone still using the Imperial system), I wanted to put our gas fireplace on, but it wouldn’t start. I did what I normally do, which was to utilize my incredible fireplace knowledge. In other words, I removed the screen, opened up the door at the bottom, and wiggled the wires. Nothing happened. I said to Ken, “I thought you had this thing fixed in April. Why won’t it work?” When we looked closer, we realized that one of the wires was loose. It looked all shock-y and dangerous, and Ken, who can normally do electrical work, plumbing, carpentry or generally anything trades-related, didn’t want to touch in on the grounds that “it looks weird”. So he called the fireplace people and on Friday, I had a visit from the fireplace repair guy (the actual…

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Let Me Ask You A Question – 10/15/17

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Let me ask you a question:

If you had to choose, would you rather be stuck on a round-the-world flight in a 2-seat aircraft with the most obnoxious person ever…or stuck in a small car on a road trip with someone with the worst body odor ever?