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Happy Anniversary to me... ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬

One year ago to the day, on 28 February 2014, I wrote my first blog post, Introductions are in order.

So… Happy Anniversary to my blog! 563 more words


Reflections after 494 WordPress Followers (because waiting for 500 would be just too gosh darn easy)

My thoughts and reflections on the blogging experience to-date…

WordPress, the Blogging Tool

Initially, I tried several different hosts and found, by far, WordPress.com’s to be the easiest and most straightforward to use.  674 more words


Happy 10th Birthday to Now Smell This!

Today is the tenth anniversary of the day that Now Smell This went “live” on the internet. I can still remember sitting at my computer in the living room of my apartment in Hoboken, reading that Robin had started a blog all about perfume… 348 more words

Now Smell This

A Prologue

For those of you tenacious enough to periodically check back in despite my dearth of posting in 2014, welcome back! I’ve done a lot of housecleaning with the blog in the hope of making it more focused and easier to navigate. 686 more words


When Is Advertisement Blogging Acceptable?

Sometimes, despite your planning and commitment to a defined strategy, you have to deal with the unexpected, especially in a public forum.  This past week I was contacted by a company looking to incorporate blog posts into a product campaign.  712 more words

Video Games

Winter Renovations

No, I am not referring to the big changes happening at Wrigley Field.  Given the still relative newness of 2015 and paralysis of winter weather, it felt like a good moment to toy with this blog’s appearance.  105 more words


My Promises for the A to Z Challenge

I saw this past week over at Not A Punk Rocker’s blog information on the 2015 A to Z Challenge.  In the time I have been blogging, almost a year now, my writing structure has been fully dictated by my own whims.  231 more words