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A Story to Tell

I love to tell the story

About how Toastmasters changed my life.

Sharing my tales and finding my voice

Opened new doors and sharpened my skills. 21 more words

Public Speaking

The writing process: conquering the wastelands of Act 2

I had 50,000 words of draft 4 of my novel-in-progress and all had been running smoothly; heavens, I was even writing in Paris! Okay, not in an attic, still you get the picture and then boom. 299 more words

Fiction

The Sudden Onset of the Empty Nest

The “inner workings” of a housewife, translated…

I’m an ordinary housewife, in the past, the focus of my life had been on my three babies, but since last summer when my youngest daughter became a foreign exchange student to the Eastern coast of the United States, and at the start of the year, my son went on a business trip to western U.S., and my eldest daughter took the government exams and started working away from where I lived, I’d gotten a lot of spare time on my hands. 409 more words

Life

A Cherished Memory

I just put in 3 days of coordinating pictures and writing memories from 52 years ago and found it an interesting session with the pen and paper, actually with Microsoft Word.  225 more words

Documenting

Today we celebrate!

Today, I watched my oldest daughter walk out our front door on her way to her first day of high school. I sat there, coffee in hand, contemplating how fast time flies and worrying about her in her new school. 633 more words

The top 4 ways successful brands are using Pinterest

Pinterest can be a powerful tool for brands looking to engage with customers and tell their brand story. Pinterest launched in 2010 and already has over 70 million users with 500 000 of those being business accounts. 425 more words

Kissing the Blarney as it Flies….

Nature of Event:    “Kissing the Blarney As It Flies”, presented by Nicki Na Meadhra, is a personal story about discovering  Irish roots and the story of my ancestors, who arrived in Hobson’s Bay in the late 1800s, in a ship called the Red Jacket. 95 more words

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