I have technology to enhance my life. Technology brings me into the world of my daughter. She is in the U.S military. When I need to see her face, I turn to technology to bring her home. I can turn on the Skype, or Facebook and get an update of her busy life, which makes my life a little better. I have also used technology to further my education via online courses. I was able to obtain my Bachelors of Science in Sociology, because using online technology made it convenient and flexible, to work around my job schedule. On my job, I have to use technology to upload data, whereas I use to write everything by hand. It quicker plus, I can pull and access data at the touch of a key instead of hunting through tons of paperwork, that often get misplaced. I enjoy social media outlet by using technology, when I am at home and feeling too tired and lazy after a hectic week, I browse the websites to catch up on friends and read my emails and of course shopping. Technology has transformed the wayRead More »from Technology in Felicia Smith's World
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Dear Liz,Read More »from Help! I'm About to Hire My First Subordinate
I graduated college two years ago and I've been having a great time in my first job at an ad agency. They just made me supervisor of a smallish account and the new grads in our department are already assigned. I get to hire a new person - exciting but scary! Any tips for me?
How cool for you! This is a great event for your development, for your employer and its clients, and for the person the universe ends up sending over to work with you. Try not to stress! Here are a few tips to make your first-hire-as-a-manager experience less daunting and more fun.
The first thing to remember is that although you will dream up the picture-perfect, rainbows-and-unicorns new employee in your head, that person is unlikely to actually walk into an interview with you. Real people are imperfect and lumpy and bumpy in various ways, but they are awesome. You're better off with a real, imperfect person than with your dreamed-up fantasy new hire, anyway, so don't
Chapter 1Read More »from One Heack of a Day
It had been a while since I made my next visit to the libray to write, but time was giving me a plate full of ideas to eat and digest. My life was stariving from the lack money and all that it could supply - damn near. In my efforts to stay focused, I had to count the blessing that I had the opportunity to wake in the arms of a man who tries his best to love me. I also had to count the blessing that, despite what I saw as a disposition, my childrn were being well taken care of as well.
The truth be told, I had such a window of time and opportunity that I had no idea what to do with it. So, often times I sat back, sipping on beer (that a good friend offered me), and watch other people live there lives through reality shows. "Damn it! I would rather live my life rather than watch other lives theirs.. although, it is quite interesting an motivational", is what I would often find my mind wandering to. Well, one day I had to take that leap for something worth
On September 21st at 3:30pm, I underwent the grueling surgery to have ah hysterectomy. The surgery was suppose to be 2 hours that turned into 5. Very extensive considering the mess that was going on. LADIES see your "GYNO" regularly! I didn't because I was too busy as a wife and a mother to think that I needed to take care of myself. I realized something, if I do not take care of myself then who is going to take care of my children if I am not around? We as women are very valuable to our families. Today is one week home and my family is so happy that I am somewhat back to being wife and mom. My sons asked me "Mom the food has been okay but when will we get your meals again?" See your family needs you to be down on occasion so that you can be appreciated. I watched my "whole" family busily work around me for a few days and the realized wife/mom does a lot! The first few days after the surgery I was having a rough time it was a lot of talks between myself and GOD. He saw me through andRead More »from OOOOOOO I See the Light at the End FINALLY!
- BettyConfidential.com | Author Blog Posts – Fri, Sep 28, 2012 7:57 PM EDT
Gasp! Can it be? Is this really makeup-addicted teen bride Courtney Stodden? Meanie can hardly believe it!
-Mean Betty, BettyConfidential.com
Kittens, do you know from whom we haven't heard in quite some time? No, it's not Lindsay Lohan (she got arrested again last week); and no, it's not Amanda Bynes, either (same deal); then who? That's right: Courtney Stodden, teen bride and, so it would seem, budding porn star.
Courtney, by the way, turned 18 last month; and while this finally makes her legal instead of jailbait, Meanie isn't entirely sure it makes her feel any better about the fact that the girl is married to a 52-year-old. But that-and all of the adult film offers dear Courtney allegedly garnered when she came of age-aside, Meanie is happy to report something POSITIVE about Courtney for once: She is no longer doing her makeup in such a way as to make her look several decades older than she actually is!
Look no further than the picture above for proof; though ifRead More »from Mean Betty Applauds Courtney Stodden's New Makeup Choices!
Steamy Darth Vader!
Search your feelings. You know it to be true. When Darth Vader gives advice, it's gotta be good, right? Turns out he was spot on: Luke's feelings brought him to the terrible realization that Darth Vader was indeed his father.
But are one's feelings always the best pointer to the truth? After all, Anakin Skywalker's fear and eventually, his hatred and megalomania, led him down the dark path to becoming Darth Vader.
It's a paradox. You must know and trust your feelings to show you where your values and priorities lie. But you must also question your feelings when they get in the way of your growth.
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I was reminded of this paradox this week. I did something huge and celebratory on Sunday: My coauthor, Christine, and I turned in the manuscriptRead More »from When NOT to Trust the Voice Inside Your Head
Happy Friday!!Read More »from It's the Weekend Baby!!
My favorite day of the week is Friday and yes for obvious reasons! :-D
No matter what is going on during the week, I fully enjoy spending full days with Teeny Minnie and the love of my life Virgil!! We always have the best of times together no matter what we are doing... Tonight is the Improv show at the Theatre which is always unexpected madness and caps off any week jovially!
This weekend we are visiting friends on Vashon Island...I love this island because of the vast beauty, fresh air and untamed wilderness ...when we are there I feel like we are the only humans on the planet...no hummmm of power lines, no cell phones... it is sooo awesome...
We will do some camping and fishing of course and then there is a big breakfast of french toast and fresh, wild blackberries for breakfast.
Camping supplies are always very important and I hate to forget to pack something - so of course I have my
1. Tent - I pack light
- InStyle.com | Author Blog Posts – Fri, Sep 28, 2012 2:18 PM EDT
Getty Images; Courtesy PhotoModern Family returned to the small screen this week with season number four and with a fun new plotline: Sofia Vergara's Gloria is pregnant! The actress delivered the news in the premiere episode wearing a printed red floral top with a surplice neckline, which is part of her latest collection for Kmart. Find the shirred wrap top for $23 on kmart.com. And get used to seeing her Kmart collection on the show--she told us you'd see it often as the season continues.
Plus, shop more star style we love in our gallery!
-- Sharon ClottRead More »from Found It! Sofia Vergara’s Floral Top from Modern Family
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