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Start A Blog

Blogging is a wonderful hobby and can provide a real opportunity to make money while working at home or during your travels. I’ve been blogging since 2012, and learn something new every day. Here are some blog posts about how to get started, pitfalls to watch...

Podcasts

Podcast Click on the titles to listen to the podcast Great Escape Radio Episode 50: One step at a time Great Escape Radio: Writing from the Heart...

Essays

Published Essays Click on the titles to read the full article Breaking Through Fear To Become A Published Travel Writer Get Started In Travel Writing With These 3 Tips How to Change Up Your Routine as a Travel Writer...

California

California Published Articles Click on the article title to read the entire story. A Plunge into History in Coronado California Hotel Review: The 1906 Lodge in Coronado...

South Carolina Published Articles

South Carolina Published Articles Click the titles to read the complete article. HERITAGE AND HOT DOGS: Exploring Summerville, South Carolina  Beyond the Pines: Summerville-Dorchester...

Mississippi Published Articles

Mississippi Published Articles Click the titles to read the entire story.  Art in Action at the Mississippi Crafts Center 5 of the Craziest Christmas Displays Near Jackson, Mississippi Memorial Ceremony for Corporal Silas M. Warren Slowboat Brewing Company, Laurel...

Tennessee Published Articles

Tennessee Published Articles Click on article title to read full story Chattanooga: 24 Hours at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Chattanooga: Lamentations at The Passage Chattanooga Free Walk Cha...

Louisiana

Louisiana Published Articles Click on titles to read the full article Weekend in New Orleans  An Inspiring Woman: Micaela Almonester de Pontalba in New Orleans  Slowing Down in NOLA: Exploring the St. Charles Streetcar Route  Cabins of Horseshoe Hills Ranch,...

Alabama Published Articles

Alabama Articles Click on the titles to read the full article The Trail of Tears: Fort Payne Alabama Historic Cabin Site Finding Ancient History at the Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center Experience Alabama’s Great Outdoors at Cherokee Rock Village Burritt On The...

Resource Library

Recommendations I created this resource page to easily reference the services, products, and companies that I use regularly and/or those I know are valuable. This way you can quickly find great products and services all in one place. You can save time and money right...

6 Essential Style Elements for Successful Blogging

Have you ever stumbled across a blog that seemed “off” and chaotic? Even worse, was it your own blog? Good news!  It is quite likely that the blog simply needs a consistent style. There is a solution to the chaos. A blog style guide, also known as a branding guide,...

Discovering the Perfect Color Palette for Your Blog

Colors, ah, colors.  I love a beautiful color palette. I’m inspired when I see the cool tones of blue and green and golden yellows as found in nature. I’m not the only one. Colors are vitally important in our daily lives and in our world view. It’s not...

How I Improved My Writing Using Grammarly-And You Can Too

Effective writing requires careful attention to detail, and I am thrilled to know that I’ve got Grammarly to keep my nimble fingers in check at the keyboard. I’m constantly typing when I’m at my computer. First impressions matter, as do second, third, and all other...

5 Essential Plugins for Every WordPress Blog

Plugins are essential for the creation of a successful WordPress website. As you begin working on your blog, there will be certain elements missing from the core theme or from your structure. Plugins are the answer. The WordPress.org site even advertises “Extend...