I haven’t changed blog titles often but I change the byline frequently. It’s hard to settle on just one description of your site. If you take a minute you can always think of something completely new, smarter or shinier. Today the WordPress Blogging 101 challenge was to give your blog a fresh title (if you don’t already have one) and think of a byline. The byline should take into account the Introduction post I wrote yesterday. So… I’ve been doing that. It has taken most of the day, so far. There are too many options. I’ve already thought of something else for this site and I only just saved it up there and took the screen shot.
I’m writing introductions for my niche blogs. I was going to include this one too but… after writing a few I’m feeling tapped out and lacking new stuff to say about myself.
You can read them all :
This all started for the WordPress Blogging 101. Not sure if it is a challenge or a workshop. I’m hoping to find some focus as I work through it all. Writing the introductions has set me a couple of days behind but I am all but caught up on them now.
How to make your lawn look ghastly for Halloween using simple stuff like zombie flamingos, garden gnomes and such which you can buy on eBay and poke into your grass.
How to dress like a slut for Halloween without alarming your Mother
Lingerie in Halloween colours to perk up the late night trick-or-treaters.
How to keep your kids from eating too much candy on Halloween – give them healthy snacks instead and threaten to hang them off the roof while they barf if they don’t eat the healthy snacks
Dress up your pets for Halloween so they can guard your kids from the pumpkin bashing bullies
How to store your Halloween costumes, especially those which are not flame retardant.
Halloween gifts for your boyfriend who didn’t return all your 1,000 text messages yesterday
Play with trick-or-treaters: Get a stuffed dog for Halloween and put on tapes with spooky music and a dog barking in the background. Let kids think the dog is safe and then sick your real dog on them.
What to do if your child is choking on Halloween candy? – feed him more until it all goes down
Decorate your house in pink for Halloween – for breast cancer. Don’t forget to use your husband for the big boob in the centre
Old fashioned Halloween costumes – spray paint your children
Gather all the children’s toys you’re tired of picking up and recycle them into Halloween monster toys like babypedes and other monsterish, gruesome things.
Shoes to wear for Halloween, wind, rain, snow or slime
Halloween movies to watch with your dog, or cat. Write about movies with dogs or cats, or goldfish with a Halloween theme
Halloween tapes like Monster Mash which you can play over and over to torment teenagers who don’t appreciate the 70’s… yet.
Use mannequins to create a Halloween family eating dinner around the table. Make this the night you invite the neighbours for dinner. (They don’t need to bring anything but extra seasoning wouldn’t hurt them).
Tacky, trippy or just plain terrible sweaters for your loved ones at Halloween
Safe chemicals to throw on your children when their cheap Halloween costumes ignite
More reasons why candles are not a good thing for children to carry while trick-or-treating
Creepy Halloween toilet paper to use for papering houses, cars, people, pets, etc
How to make your own creepy sound recordings for Halloween without really harming any children or pets.
How to spray foam on cars which is not shaving cream (which melts paint apparently)
Use cookie cutters and hot wax to shave creative Halloween patterns in your chest (or back) hair
Our Adventures with the Fiancé Visa was a blog I kept (beginning in about the year 2000 and ending in 2002) while my husband and I were going through the fiancé Visa process. I’m Canadian, he is from the US and now we are divorced and I’m back in Canada and he is still in the US. Anyway, I am keeping these old posts – just moved them to a new location.
Some of these were originally written by my husband, Todd. He wrote his name at the end of the post. I have included them because they were part of the old blog I copied all of this from. Part of the adventure.
Following is the checklist:
- Petition sent.
- Medical Appt.
- Consulate Interview.
- We’re married.
- Advanced Parole
The following are from the CanAm Couples Club where Todd and I have found great advice and support for our adventure.
Note: The CanAm Couples Club was part of Yahoo Groups. I can’t find it (at least not still active) so I am not giving the link.
This list of posts is in reverse order. Start from the bottom if you want to read them chronologically.
Reading (even skimming it) has made me feel sad. I can still clearly remember all the emotions that went along with this adventure in my life. It didn’t end the way I thought it would, the way I wanted it to or expected. But, I’m still going, having adventures and finding new things to learn and do.
The brochure does not mention disabled children, so I’m guessing that would be possible but not a requirement. There are two age groups and it begins in October. Mandatory equipment: helmet with a cage, gloves and additional padding. Sleds and sticks will be provided. The group is looking for sponsors.