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Independence Day Snuggles [Wordless Wednesday]

The pictures in this collage were taken over 4 hours on the afternoon of 4th of July while I was reading Murakami’s 1Q84. Rowdy snuggled with me no matter what position I was reading in. More proof that Vizslas deserve the nickname “Velcro Dog“! Continue reading

Stop Saying “I Can’t” [quote]

Stop saying “I can’t.” You can. You just choose not to.

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Get Posts Via Email: Testing MailChimp

Back in November, I got a new job, and part of that job is staying on top of current technologies and you, my dear blog readers, are—knowingly or unknowingly—a testing ground. Thank you.

So the current thing I need to understand inside and out, upside and down, is email marketing applications, like Constant Contact, MailChimp, and Aweber, which are my top three contenders after the research I’ve done so far. Continue reading

The Illiterate of the 21st Century – Alvin Toffler [quote]

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. –Alvin Toffler

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If You Chase Two Rabbits… [quote]

If you chase two rabbits, one will escape. -Unknown

I first read this quote on Dumb Little Man’s post “6 Simple Steps to Achieve Laser-Like Focus” back in 2007 when I was working on Linden 2.0, and it has guided me ever since. I’ve stopped trying to multi-task and started trying to  “chase only one rabbit,” and I have to say: it helps me get really into my work and Get Things Done.