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Blogging in the Time of Corona


I have the time.

But what do I write about?  My jewelry making and fiber work make me happy, but right now I doubt they make others happy.  (For that reason I put my shop on hold several weeks ago while we're under the Stay at Home order.  I may extend it for the rest of the year or until the economy recovers to a level that makes sense.  One can always contact me in the mean time.)

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Google Reader's Demise Means Go BlogLovin'

Blogger Style Award - You shouldn't have, but I'm glad you did!

Style Award 

A blog that uses style to inspire,one that is photographically beautiful.

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Another Blog Award!: Tell Me About Yourself

Did someone just make this up?  It wasn't me.

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Someone Thinks I have "One Lovely Blog"

I'd like to thank the academy, my kind and thoughtful followers, and Amberr Meadows for nominating my blog!  What a surprise and lovely thing to do!  I now must fulfill my duties and follow the rules:

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Got a Kindle?

I don't know why this excites me so much.  Maybe it's because I can now be read on an e-reader tablet-like device.  (giggle)  I signed up for the 14 day free trial just to see what it looked like and I think it looks very cool!  The post formats well and the photos are there but in black and white.  There's none of the side bar gadgets, etc., as it's just to read the posts.

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Four Questions

This was new to me, so if it's new to you...  I recently received a blog comment that I had been linked to a post on another blog.  I dutifully clicked on the link and found I'd been tagged to answer four questions.  This was kind of fun, as it introduced me to an admirer through their blog as well as three other b

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I was Invited to Join the EtsyBloggers Team

The EtsyBloggers Team is a group of talented Etsians that love to make things, but they also love to blog.

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Move in to New Blog Home

I've found it's not easy leaving one's old home, even if it was missing some bells and whistles that the new home boasts.  It's going to take me some time to finish unpacking and to find out where I want to display my treasures and which closets I can hide the stuff I don't want anybody to see.For those just finding me, welcome!  I've had my blog on 1000 Markets since I joined them about 9 months ago.  It was a good place for me to start online.  Now that I'm more

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