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65 things I want for my birthday

65 Things I want for my birthday

Which by the way is right around the corner! Good grief! Can you believe we are almost into December? Pretty crazy. Seems like just yesterday, well at least last week, that it was just summer! I have to admit that this has not been the best year for me. I have ben unemployed for the […]

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it's that time of year

It’s that time of year – for gift giving

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Life is a constant

Change that is It is ever evolving…never stopping to take a break. Always giving us something new to chew on, to think on. To inspire us, to move us Life is a constant…just as websites and businesses are ever evolving. Changing…never stopping…giving us something new…to inspire us to move us… To give us clarity. And […]

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Yikes – the time for gifts is almost here!

Jeepers, creepers… Have you seen them? You know what I’m talking about…those Facebook posts (and probably Twitter, Instagram, Periscope and all the rest) that are now telling us how many days or how many Fridays until Christmas! Yikes…I actually hate seeing those! Why? Because no matter how well I think I have planned I am […]

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I’m Pissed…

And you should be too! You know all those pictures with really profound words on them about guns? Oh yea, they are all over social media today. And probably will be for the next one or two days. Yea, you read that right. This will go away as it always does. The American people get […]

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Planned Parenthood Suporter


I try to stay out of politics here on Joyfully Solo but on this issue that is near and dear to my heart I felt the need to speak up. I have tried to keep my heart out of it and keep with the facts as I think that is terribly important. To be honest […]

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It isn't social media that needs to change

How has social media changed us?

And what can we do about it? There is so much talk these days about how the internet has changed us and made us into a society of disconnects. No not disconnecting from the internet but disconnecting from life! I mean how many times have you been out to dinner only to watch a couple […]

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Father's Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner

How will you celebrate Father’s Day? I don’t. No I don’t celebrate Father’s Day and haven’t since I was in my early 20’s when my father passed away. Oh sure I celebrate my son who is a fantastic father (and now grandfather!) but I have not celebrated MY father in far too long. It’s interesting […]

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3 Social Media tips to keep you out of trouble

Yes, folks I do believe social media is here to stay! And that means we probably really need to look at how it is used…or perhaps I should say how to use it properly. But what does social media consist of? Well it is basically any format that allows you to interact with others. So […]

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How to be safe with your cellphone

And not necessarily the kind you might think Hey we all know that we need to lock our doors at night. And to be extra cautious when walking in dark parking lots. We know we are supposed to have a “go to” bag in case of emergencies or natural disasters (um, do you have yours?) […]

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