Category: I Have The Talking Stick

I was interviewed by a reporter for a local newspaper the other day. Today, May 27, the piece has been run in print and online. It’s called Supermom Succeeds. It’s not easy for me to remember how hard things were when I started out. The reporter tried to get a sense for what drove me and I knew I failed at offering a real answer. I couldn’t describe how I knew, without any doubt, I would be able to makeRead more…

After leaving Search Engine Strategies, NY last month, I video taped the drive from the Hilton near Times Square, to the Lincoln Tunnel, which takes us out into New Jersey and towards home in Pennsylvania. If you’ve never experienced Times Square, here’s your chance to see it. Alternative view here Song: “City of Angels” Best viewed at full screen and at complete download.

One of the sweet results of running in the StartupNation Leading Moms in Business Competition is that I’m hearing from both men and women who felt encouraged and dropped me an email. I, in turn, am inspired by some of their stories. One jumped out to me today. A woman chose to leave an unhealthy work environment to work from home, although the pay is far less. She’s nervous about it, but saw my story and felt perhaps she, tooRead more…

Yesterday, during a live WebmasterRadioFM show where I was chatting with host, Jim Hedger, the topic of fame and personal safety came up. He asked if I’d ever feared for my life or safety due to my long-time presence on the Web. I said “yes”. Jim noted that people sometimes suddenly “turn on you”. We discussed how easy it is to be a “Troll” and drop vicious, ill-tempered comments throughout social networking sites and blogs. Having been online and involvedRead more…

The other night, a girl was passed out in my laundry room.  I had a few choices. I could totally freak out about the alcohol that was covertly brought into my house by her.  That’s what I wanted to do. I wanted to ground every teenager that was sitting in my basement glued to RockBand.  I didn’t do that either. I wanted to bitch to high heaven about how stupid it was to not tell the parents that a kidRead more…

I was perfectly happy by myself. I’d learned the difference between “alone” and “lonely” and was loving “alone”. I could read for hours. Hog all the pillows in the bed. Not have to make dinner by anyone’s clock. Walk to the beat of my own drum, when I darned well felt like walking. And remembered to bring my drum. I don’t believe in marriage. There’s no freaking way two people can put up with one another for 60 plus yearsRead more…

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