Monthly Archives: January 2015

Woman stops to save stranger’s life

Originally posted on kplr11.com:
[ooyala code=”JkMmQxczoDn5MUYnGyyw_VfX9u-BIh9u” player_id=”c660b791c3704ff69d4162d7adb7c4a1″] ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Enrique Maraca and Marilyn Morris were complete strangers. That was until a twist of fate put both of them on a south St. Louis porch at Winnebago and…

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If At First…

How do you define success and failure? If you fail at something, do you try again; or rethink the problem and start over; or just give up? We were denied guaranteed USDA funding on our dream home and I was … Continue reading

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Volunteers use 3-D printer to make prosthetic hands for children

Originally posted on kplr11.com:
Travelers Rest (WHNS) — Functioning prosthetic hands are printed in hours, and assembled in basements. Six upstate men use 3-D printing technology to give kids the opportunity to hold hands, or at least, use hands,…

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Five Types Of Plot Twists

Originally posted on Gideon's Screenwriting Tips: Now You're a Screenwriter:
Twist endings are story beats that divert the story logic trajectory and assumptions originally set up in the story. They usually occur towards the end of the story to surprise…

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Oy Vey

You remember the painting(s) called “The Screamer” where the man cups his face in his hands and screams? Well that’s how I feel. We had some problems with our dream home, and I’ve been trying to solve them, but as … Continue reading

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Social Media is a Waste of Time for Writers—Hmmm, Think Again

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
We’ve been talking a lot about social media lately and I am always grateful for your comments and thoughts. This kind of feedback not only helps me improve my blog, but my also…

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The Dream Lives On

http://m.realtor.com/#propertygallery?listing_id=570869155&mortgage_data=true&indx=0 Our Dream House It’s been pretty hectic since we viewed our dream home January 15th. I hope the link I posted for the photos works because I do want to share our excitement with you. The realtor was very … Continue reading

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Introducing: Press Publish Events

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
In 2014, we discovered how much WordPress.com bloggers want to connect with each other and do more with their blogs — tens of thousands of you have participated in Blogging U since it…

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Dream House Or Money Pit

I was going to begin a new blog to write about The Kids and I living together and house hunting, but I’m not very techno savvy; so I’m just going to add it here. We’ve been cohabitating since April, 2014 … Continue reading

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Goulash Memories

Sometime is the late 50s Mom got injured while working in The Feckenburg (Sis and my word for confectionary). A shelf slipped and hit her on the collar bone. We didn’t think anything about it, but her shoulder did not … Continue reading

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