I’ve always loved the dual purpose word: Beat (a rhythm, an action). Class (a group, a status). So “resume” and “resume’ ” aren’t exactly the same thing, but… it’s late, so that’s all the brain-power you get from me right now.

This post is scheduled for Sunday, but I’m writing it Friday night. Actually, I’m linking it.

It’s going to be a non-writing weekend for various reasons, plus I’m trying to boost my blog popularity (like that’s anything new). So the following is a list of my Very Important Posts from the last few months. These are the posts that … read the rest. . .

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Featured Post: I Don’t Care About Kim!

I originally posted this last week but am thrilled to announce that right now it’s being featured at You can check it out on their website by clicking here.

Rita Arens, one of the Money Editors on, has been extremely helpful and communicative. I must say, this is not what I expected. I honestly expected BlogHer to be a website where contributors posted our own links and hoped with fingers crossed that some other blogger might find our post interesting enough to leave a comment.

I didn’t really expect to be featured so soon, and I didn’t … read the rest. . .

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I’ve got a bunch of great emails lately.

First was when I won this:

Then I got this great piece of news:

Last week, my reader, Beth, sent me this:

I’m currently waiting for the delivery of this:

And today, I learned that one of my blog posts is going to be featured on BlogHer.Com on November 18th. They even sent me this awesome Blog Badge to promote it:

My head is kinda spinning.

I’m told I should buy lottery tickets. Often.
I guess I’m just lucky that way.

I’m not writing this to brag.

I’m writing this to … read the rest. . .

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