• Buffalo Thunder, Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Gary and I took a ‘working vacation’ to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Since Gary was playing poker and I wanted to take photos we stayed at Buffalo Thunder Casino and Resort.  Buffalo Thunder manages to give Gary and I a synergistic stay every time we go there. While Gary plays …

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  • Epiphanies that will Alter the Course of Human Events

    Okay. I admit it! I have been so busy coding the new features for Today’s Visions that I have neglected the Blog Discoveries. It’s not that I am not reading – I am! But do you really want to see blogs about web design, mysql, wordpress, ruby on rails, ya dee da dee da ….?

    Last night I just had to take a break, so I went to visit Greg Mischio’s site for some needed humor. OMG! He’s writing about cats and millionaires this week! What will he come up with next?

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  • Gry Thunes Fine Art Photography

    Gry Thunes is a Garden and Nature photographer from Norway, Scandinavia. If I were tasked with describing the quality of her work in one word it would have to be splendor! Fortunately I am not restricted to one word as there are so many that come to mind while viewing her galleries.

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  • Advanced Life Skills by Jonathan Wells

    Advanced Life Skills is a blog and website by Jonathan Wells which is dedicated to help others reach their greatest potential and live the life of their dreams. The site consists of various resources on personal development such as written articles, videos as well as courses.

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  • Ten Hot Reads You Do Not Want to Miss

    A hot reading list that includes works by: L.T. Vargus, Catherine Townsend-Lyon, David Lee Malone, Tamie Dearen, Author Crandon, Linda Acaster, Carol Marrs Phipps, Maryann Weston, Robin Leigh Morgan, and Brian V. Menard

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  • Friday Focus: Sept 19

    Social Media has been high on the radar again this week, and I read an interesting article on the Independent Publishing Magazine site, which said in essence that Authors must take the primary role in marketing their books.

    It is perhaps tempting to think of some “golden age” when publishing firms did all the marketing for you, but the reality is that even before the rise of what we now refer to as Indie Authors, writers always had to be the main advocates for their work. With independent publishing, the reduced number of “traditional” booksellers, and the rise of the mighty online mega stores, the need to publicise oneself has never been greater.

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  • Creativity vs. Innovation, The Indie Difference

    One of the aspects of Today’s Visions that inspired me to accept Arizona Lowe’s invitation to join her and the other curators was the goal of blending creative endeavors with business ones under an Indie brand. Few perspectives show the paradoxical tension between the two than the differences between creativity and innovation.

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  • Cast Iron Cookware

    The cast iron skillet… is there anything more traditional to see sitting atop your stove? Doubtful, because cast iron cookware predates the stove! Remember the witches’ brew? “Double, double, toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble.” That cauldron was cast iron. It was of the type called a spider pan, traditionally with three legs, designed to sit in coals and ashes.

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