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Five Tips for Getting a Personal Essay Published

In March 2013, I sent a personal essay to an editor at MARIE CLAIRE. She expressed interest in it and asked to see a draft. We went back and forth, and then she brought it to her executive editor. 648 more words


Wing It! Baby Dress

These are examples of my “winging-it’ that actually worked out nicely.

The bright pink dress (my very first baby dress) started with a pattern, but I lost the pattern early on. 121 more words

Baby Gifts

OFF THE CUFF: A school with a whole lot of students

Maybe you’ve seen pictures of it, but if not, you need to see images of the gigantic school of anchovies that recently showed up along the coast of San Diego County in southern California. 541 more words

Doug's Column


Once in a while a friend comes into our lives either sent by God or by chance. Depending upon your beliefs. They sometimes stay with us for a while and then they’re gone. 376 more words

Off The Cuff (rants & Ramblings)

10 questions PNoy should answer

Here are 10 questions Pres. Noynoy Aquino should answer about the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and the pork barrel. I hope he does so in his televised speech later today. 367 more words


Harassment is NEVER Ok

I myself have not had direct experience with social media harassment, I can only assume that this is due to my small personal footprint on the interwebs. 1,294 more words