Tag Archives: thoughts tips and tales

A Great Way to Look at Birthdays

  Today’s my birthday!

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Blog Stats for Thoughts, Tips and Tales during 2014

  Just received some statistics about my blog during 2014. Very interesting… What do you think?

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Winner in the “Name my New Car” Contest

Last week, I offered a $10 Amazon gift card to the person who submitted the best name for my new silver car. Thanks to everyone who entered my first blog contest — you had some great ideas and it was … Continue reading

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Easy Pegboard Earring Holder

If your jewelry box is overflowing with earrings and you’d love to display them so it’s easy to pick out a pair every day, here’s a quick and inexpensive earring holder that costs less than $7. Get a piece of … Continue reading

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Enter the Contest to Name my New Car; Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card

I always name my cars, and my new 2014 “bright silver” Nissan Sentra (pictured above and written about previously in the worst new car buying experience ever) needs a cute handle. Please submit ideas! I’ll announce the winner next week … Continue reading

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The Most Horrible Car Buying Experience Ever — Conclusion

As detailed on yesterday’s blog post, I bought a new car recently and had the most horrible car buying experience ever. When I brought the new car home, I parked it in the driveway thinking I might want to go … Continue reading

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The Most Horrible Car Buying Experience Ever

After driving Goldie (my previous car) for 11 years, it was time to get a newer model for long-distance travel — even though she still ran like a champ. Many people enjoy — or at least look forward to — … Continue reading

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Great Marketing Idea: Spell Words using a Human Alphabet!

When a corporate restructure began at my workplace — to become a “competency aligned organization (CAO)” — my job was to create an educational campaign to teach thousands of employees around the world what CAO was and how it affected … Continue reading

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Confess: How Did You Get Your Name?

I was formerly a corporate trainer and once led a group event at work using the following theme as an icebreaker: Tell us how you got your name. We went around the room and nearly everyone had an entertaining tale … Continue reading

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Meetup Groups: A Great Way to Pursue Hobbies and Meet New People

Have you heard about Meetup groups? Local groups are created online at www.meetup.com and are made up of people who are interested in specific activities. Meetups groups exist across the country. There are 235 Meetup groups in the greater Charleston, … Continue reading

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