Monthly Archives: June 2012

How To Get More Out of Triberr

Hey Dino. How do I squeeze more juice out of Triberr. I get asked this a lot. First, I tell people “stop yelling at me”, and second, I tell them to install Triberr WordPress plugin and use Triberr comment system. … Continue reading

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For Writers and Runners – Getting Attention

I’m a runner—an old, weird, runner.  As of July 2, I will have been a runner for thirty-three years.  As of September 9, I’ll be 70 years old.  The weirdness, at least part of it, is I run at night.  … Continue reading

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Writing and Mowing

    Our yard isn’t large.  I can cut it in less than an hour and half and that includes one fuel stop and two PowerAde breaks.  I don’t normally cut the yard until it’s at least three or four … Continue reading

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Do Not DM – Email

I have been blessed with over 8,000 Twitter followers, and they are all wonderful… all except the 48 who used a bot or auto-responder to send a Direct Message to me; a message that says Hi, thanks for following, want … Continue reading

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Late Victims

Zeb Zaman is a friend that I met on Goodreads.  We’ve never met face-to-face but, through our emails, we’ve met soul-to-soul. Zeb is from New Zealand.  Her father and my father fought in World War II.  My father died in … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury: On Writing, Living, and Dying

On the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldier’s National Cemetery, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Abraham Lincoln delivered The Gettysburg Address, a two minute speech that is regarded as the greatest presentation in the political history of the … Continue reading

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The Pervasive Power of Greatness

Chipper Jones, the 40 year-old Atlanta Braves third baseman, is retiring at the end of the season.  Chipper has played eighteen years and set more records than most players even dream of.  In this, his final year, he is hitting … Continue reading

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Baby, Where Is Your Car?

I started running on July 2, 1979.  The plan was to run a couple of miles, lose a little weight, and create a reason to stop smoking.  That was almost thirty-three years and roughly 39,000 miles ago.  I’m still losing … Continue reading

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Why I Buy Books

There are three reasons that I buy a book. In David Letterman order, they are: Third: a book grabbed me while browsing through a bookstore, or, these days, a supermarket, or pharmacy. Number 2: I met the author. And finally, my top reason for buying a book – Number 1… Continue reading

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