Category Archives: Misc Musings

Thanksgiving

Tweet Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving Since we are vegetarians this tom turkey and sixteen of his friends feel safe to run around in my backyard.

A Three-Day Weekend of Pampering

Tweet I’ve been feeling a bit rundown and out of sorts lately. I’ve been moody, short tempered, anxious and discombobulated. Putting one foot in front of the other has felt like slogging through waist deep sludge. So instead of just trying to push through and fight my way to feeling better I’ve decided to take…

Chasing a Niche, or Not

Tweet Pick a niche. Settle down. Choose a specialty. Build your brand. You’ve heard the advice and so have I. The ‘experts’ claim that choosing a singular focus is the path to success and wealth, that it allows you to target your audience and build a brand. It’s less confusing if you only focus on…

21 ways to stay awake when you really just want to go to sleep

Tweet A fun post for this evening… 21 ways to stay awake when you really just want to go to sleep Watch the original Halloween with Jamie Lee Curtis. Enjoy a Caramel Macchiato from Starbucks with regular espresso, not decaf. Call your best friend and ask how he/she is doing. Decide to tell your boss…

Please Stand By

Tweet Dear Friends, Remember the old black and white television warning ‘please stand by’? Well, that’s what I am asking of you today, although I’m not issuing a warning, just an update. I’ll be taking a little break over the next few weeks. There’s a lot going on behind the scenes personally and professionally. Nothing…

30 More Taglines From Around The Web

Tweet I had so much fun last week surfing the web reading taglines I thought I’d do it again. And, if you are wondering how I found so many great websites, one word: Twitter. 30 MORE Taglines from around the web: Copyblogger: Copywriting Tips for Online Marketing Success http://www.copyblogger.com/ Communicate Value: Build Relationships. Leverage Technology….

Mother’s Day

Tweet Mom’s are special. There’s no way around it, they just are. I know that not everyone has a great relationship with their Mom and not all Mom’s are ‘mom’ material, but if you remember they are just people, like us, doing their best, you will begin to see what’s special about them. I’ve had…

30 Taglines from around the web

Tweet I’m always thinking about my tagline… “Does it convey who I am and what I am about?” “Is it memorable?” “Will people ‘get it’?” “Is it too long?” Is it to short?” “Does it say too much?” “Does it say too little?” I’ve changed my tagline three times in the past year. Each one…

Facebook: Friend or Foe?

Tweet Many people, including myself, have been disturbed in recent months by Facebook’s complete lack of customer care as they have added and removed features at will and changed privacy policies at will. I was even more disturbed when I read the article “Facebook CEO ‘Doesn’t Believe In Privacy’“ at the Huffington Post. When it…

Slowly Rebuilding

Tweet I am slowly rebuilding The Dreaming Cafe. Yesterday I reinstalled WordPress on my server, selected a theme and imported all my old posts and pages from my WordPress backup. So far today I’ve… Added and updated my sidebar widgets Added the newsletter subscriber box Added my favicon Reinstalled my Google analystics Added my header…