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NaBloPoMo July 31: Causes

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt: What causes are you connected to?

I am sure it shouldn’t be a surprise to you, but I connect with causes for feeding the hungry, education, equality, domestic violence (and programs that help the kids), and cancer (especially in kids). keep reading

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NaBloPoMo July 30: Timely Connections

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt: Do you connect the most with the past, the present, or the future?

This is another easy one. I connect most with my feelings from the past simply because we cannot know the future, we aren’t sure what impact the present has on us, but we know how the past formed us. Right? keep reading

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NaBloPoMo July 29: Feelings

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  Can you connect easily with your feelings and understand where they come from?

My feelings. Ah. Evan and I are so much the same with our feelings. We easily get hurt and pout and cry. I’m learning to accept my emotions and not internalize everything, but it’s been a long journey of learning. I wouldn’t say I connect with my feelings, nor do I understand where they are coming from. keep reading

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NaBloPoMo July 26: Writing

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  Mike White admits: “I guess I’m trying to write stuff that I, as a viewer, would connect to.” Do you think you do this on your blog? keep reading

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NaBloPoMo July 25: Seemingly Unconnected

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  William Plomer defined creativity as “the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” Discuss.

Creativity surely brings the least likely pairs together for connections. Today, for instance, I am off to Chicago to celebrate creativity bringing people together. While I am at BlogHer, I will be connecting with women who are creative like me, but that we may not have otherwise have been connected. keep reading

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Pittsburghers Blogging for Justice

Today I will be teaming up with fellow Pittsburgh Bloggers Blogging for Justice. We’ve been prompted to share our thoughts based on last weekend’s verdict in the Zimmerman trial. While I try to keep out of the politics  in this blog, there are just some things that hit all too close to home and I feel like I need to share.  keep reading

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NaBloMo July 24: Entertainers and Connection

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  Joe Nichols said, “Being an entertainer includes knowing how to connect with an audience.” Can you be a good entertainer without the connection? keep reading

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NaBloPoMo July 23: Facebook and Connections

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  Mark Zuckerberg has said about his site: “The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.” Do you think he succeeded? keep reading

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10 Things You Should Know About Me

Today, in preparation for BlogHer 2013, I am linking up with Steph over at “A Grande Life” with 10 Things You Should Know About Me. This post may help break the ice with some of my new blogger friends, but most importantly it will give my kids at least 10 things about their Mama. keep reading

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NaBloPoMo July 22: Connect the Dots

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  Steve Jobs said: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Discuss. keep reading

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