Devilment

I owe today’s post to my mother in law, Rosemary. She is 82 and lives nearby. Today, during a visit, she used the word, “devilment”. I’m not sure I’d ever heard it before, but I knew intuitively what she meant by it. Although I consider...

Permaculture for Social Media: Embrace Cooperation

This post is Part Two in a series I am writing about social principles that reflect permaculture principles.  The artwork below is something I discovered during my research for Part One and I am finding I like it better than the original permaculture principles which...

The Benefits of Gardening in Community

I reserved our community garden plot yesterday at the city park. This will be our fourth year there and as I look out the window at the piles of half snow dotting the downtown yards around us, I think that spring — and gardening — cannot come soon enough....

Book Coming in Early 2014

Sue Urda from Powerful You Publishing contacted me in June 2013 about being a social media trainer for the authors on an upcoming book project. The more I talked to Sue, the surer I was that I wanted to work with her — not just as a trainer, but as one of the...

Online Reputation Management Tips

I usually like to focus on the up-side of social media marketing for business. After all–it’s free, not too difficult to learn and manage with proper training and a great way to build and maintain relationships with customers. So what’s the...

Benefits of Being “On Restriction”

I grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia at age twelve. Most of the kids I went to school with came from military families and used terms that were sometimes unfamiliar. I remember kids talking about getting into trouble and then being...