Guest post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess In today’s ever-connected world, there are times when you simply need to step away and plan for quiet time. How can you turn off distractions? Step away from the office? Maybe even take time away from the family for a few hours? Can... Read more →


Just Me and Just You: A post that was written almost three years ago and still holds power today. A good writer and editor (Robbi Hess, who manages this blog) said recently that repurposing 'old' blog posts was a good idea. When I happened on this post, while looking for... Read more →


One Lip-sticking writer's recap of 2009

By Guest Blogger, Donna DeClemente, Donna's Promo Talk Some of us are still working this week, or at least checking our email and social networks. It' a good time to catch-up on things and also to reflect on the past year. During this holiday week I spent some time reviewing... Read more →


I've written about this before, but it seems so appropriate now, that I decided to repeat it. This poem comes from an Ann Landers column that I have saved for probably 30 years. I guess that dates me, but everyone already knows I'm 50+ going on 40. As you read,... Read more →