To the Point Collaborative- Wikipedia Consulting

One of my clients is to To the Point Collaborative. They’re a very friendly digital agency that does branding, design and marketing—focusing on healthcare and nonprofits. I do digital advertising for them. The most fascinating service they offer is wikipedia consulting. Many companies and individuals with personal brands struggle with Wikipedia. They’re represented on Wikipedia… Continue Reading To the Point Collaborative- Wikipedia Consulting

magi-11 year old dystopian resident

My sister recently found an unfinished young-adult mecha scifi in our parents’ house. She insists it isn’t her writing, so it’s probably mine, but I don’t remember it. Maybe I do? I think I was in a creative writing course at a summer camp when I was 13, and our teacher told us to try… Continue Reading magi-11 year old dystopian resident

Oy Vey Vegan Giveaway

One of my clients, Estee Raviv, author of Oy Vey Vegan and creator of From Estee’s Kitchen, is giving away a copy of her cookbook on Goodreads! Enter by November 7. Goodreads Book Giveaway Oy Vey Vegan – Vegan Cuisine with a Mediterranean Flare by Estee Raviv Giveaway ends November 02, 2017. See the giveaway… Continue Reading Oy Vey Vegan Giveaway

How I’m Surviving the Fires: A Product Guide

I have asthma, so the smoke billowing from the nearby Eagle Creek Fire (and others!) is very serious for me. I’m not leaving the house unless I really need to. Except that time yesterday when a neighbor said they had 6 pounds of free plums and I was on them like a colony of sugar… Continue Reading How I’m Surviving the Fires: A Product Guide

A Little Hint for Biking to Estacada

My partner and I have discovered a way to shave off a small section of 224 to bike on quiet streets and multi-use paths. Off 224, take SE River Mill Road west towards the river/River Mill Reservoir. (If you take River Mill Road east, you get to Eagle Creek Road, another way to bypass parts of… Continue Reading A Little Hint for Biking to Estacada

Why Trolling is Bad for Twitter’s Bottom Line

I was quoted by Kerry Flynn in Mashable  on how trolling is bad for Twitter advertising. When you look at the numbers coming in from your ads, you can’t be sure if the interactions with your ad are from interested individuals—who could turn into customers—or from trolls who drive up the numbers through spite. That… Continue Reading Why Trolling is Bad for Twitter’s Bottom Line

Bicycle License in Memphis, TN

Once upon a time, Memphis, Tennessee, required bicycle licenses. This was my aunt’s, issued in 1949, when she was ten years old. She rode a J. C. Higgins. The license cost 50 cents. They used the wrong name. My aunt’s name was Claire, not Claira. For the record, I am very against requiring any sort… Continue Reading Bicycle License in Memphis, TN