Category Archives: Guest posts

Let’s Stop Saying, “I Don’t Like Poetry” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Let’s Stop Saying, “I Don’t Like Poetry” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson book and marketing consultant, writer and sometime poet When I was taking my first poetry class as an adult, I was surprised when UCLA poetry icon Suzanne Lummis sashayed into … Continue reading

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Accepting the Unacceptable, by Penny Fenner

Penny Fenner is a Buddhist psychologist, and one of my friends from before my retirement. She has just posted this, and has given me permission to share it with you. This year we’re being constantly challenged to “accept the unacceptable,” … Continue reading

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Featured on popular blog

For quite some time, I have enjoyed posts on the Luck-It Network, which has a versatile, interesting set of posts. It is run by Sara, a lady in Singapore. She has interviewed me on three different topics. The first one … Continue reading

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Great Australian Bight SAVED

The Great Australian Bight is one of the marine wonderlands of this planet. It is the breeding place for several whale species. Its kelp forests are under attack from warming waters, but even so are the home of many endangered … Continue reading

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A better way to feed a city

Cuba was in danger of starvation when the Soviet Union collapsed. Read the inspiring way they solved the problem. Better still, apply it to where you live.

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A path from achievement to satisfaction

A guest post by Makesh Karuppiah Makesh makes one of his books available free over the internet. This set of quotations prominently features at the opening: Mahatma Gandhi: Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s … Continue reading

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Minnesota pays you to feed bees

If you live in Minnesota, the state will pay you to transform your lawn into a bee heaven. Local wild bee populations are under threat, which hurts everyone and everything, and this wise action will help. Also, sterile green patches … Continue reading

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The winner

Joan Edwards won the free book for commenting on my appearance at Melanie Robertson-King’s blog, Celtic Connexions. She chose Striking Back from Down Under, which should give her 26 enjoyable reading sessions. While I am writing to you, do take … Continue reading

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An interview, and a guest post

This is a reminder: currently I am featured on Melanie Robertson-King’s blog, and would welcome comments. As usual, I am offering a free e-book to one commenter, and also,I reckon my answers to her questions are entertaining. At the same … Continue reading

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“Write to Influence!” and Open Doors to Opportunity

A guest post on writing by Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) The Challenge: Every author, fiction or nonfiction, is constrained by two factors: time and space — the reader’s time (measured in seconds) and physical space in which to … Continue reading

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