Monthly Archives: April 28, 2017

Copywriting Interview and Test from CBD 4 Years Ago

What’s one of your favorite books right now, and why? Crash test dummies are life savers. To me, the For Dummies books are exactly that. The best-selling series is my generation’s “Peyton Place-” Everybody’s heard of the books, not a single body reads them…except for all those invisible people buying the books! I thought “Quantum…read more

Song: Streaks of Coal

Now that he’s back in the fire There are streaks of Coal in his veins, whoa, whoa He broods like Karma and glares like coal Demoralizes want of change, whoa, whoa When he started for his sulk on the sun He yelled of thunder and spat out rain, whoa, whoa Show us, did you trip…read more

Confessions: Too Many Selfies

I took what I considered a lot of photos of myself in my mid 20’s because there was no one else to take them. My mom was completely uninterested in taking my photo during family outings so I became the camera man.

Confessions: Big Brother Ponies

When I was a little girl, my mother told me that work horses, like Clydesdales, were called Big Brother Ponies. Not knowing that she just made this up, based on My Little Ponies, I referred to these horses as Big Brother Ponies until I was in my early 20s. Luckily the didn’t appear in conversation…read more

Gratitude Moment

I am grateful for couples who take out life insurance policies on their anniversaries. What a great way to show that you are going to stay with someone until the very end and how much you thing his or her life is worth!

Parables My Way

Stories like the following are lovely: Three men were walking on a wall—Feeling, Faith, and Fact; When Feeling took an awful fall and Faith was taken back; So close was Faith to Feeling, he stumbled and fell, too; But Fact remained and pulled Faith back, and Faith brought Feeling, too. However, I like my version…read more

30 Day Photography Challenge for You!

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to take 30 photos in 30 days. This should be fun – don’t stress about it. You can take more than one a day or all 30 in one day. There are only two rules: One: They have to follow the subject matter of each day. Two: Get…read more

When a House Burns Down

Finding out someone’s house has burned down is shocking. How can you help and what can you do? There is a quick list below for anyone in a hurry and more detailed information following. There is a lot you can do and most of it costs you $0 and very little time. Don’t worry about…read more