Birthday 2020 — A Solitary Candle

No colleagues arranged a surprise party in the Conference Room Everyone is working from home. No friends called round to take me partying, They’re all staying safe at home. There’s no family celebration with cake and crackers, So many are in quarantine and isolation. I am resigned to my fate As I blow out a solitary candle on a small cupcake. Maybe next year things … Continue reading Birthday 2020 — A Solitary Candle

Share Your World 16.11.2020

Melanie poses interesting questions every week. This time they are a little out of the ordinary and therefore more fun: Oddball Questions: Is cereal soup? Why or why not? Isn’t this a bit like asking, “Are apples oranges?” or , borrowing a line from Alice in Wonderland  , “Why is a raven like a writing desk?”Cereal and soup are both comfort food and both are … Continue reading Share Your World 16.11.2020

Blogging Insights- What’s in a name — Reblog from Keep it alive

Tanya is the host of this series TODAY’S QUESTIONS:  Do you use your own name for blogging? I don’t use my name for blogging. The name of my blog is keep it alive and I use a pseudonym, Sadje as my moniker. If you use a pseudonym, what are your reasons for this, and what […] Blogging Insights- What’s in a name — Keep it alive Continue reading Blogging Insights- What’s in a name — Reblog from Keep it alive

Blogging Insights Into Identity — reblog from sparksfromacombustiblemind

https://saltedcaramel670.wordpress.com/2020/11/23/blogging-insights-56-your-user-name/ Dr. Tanya is our hostess for “Blogging Insights”.  She writes:  “The name that you blog under is the calling card which introduces you to bloggers and readers across the globe. Some bloggers use their first name and some use their full name. Others prefer to keep their identity unknown, blogging under a cool made […] Blogging Insights Into Identity — sparksfromacombustiblemind Continue reading Blogging Insights Into Identity — reblog from sparksfromacombustiblemind

Blogging Insights #56: Your User Name — Reblog

Originally posted on Our Other Blog: Two Sisters and Two Points of View:
Today, Dr Tanya at Salted Caramel asks us about our user names. TODAY’S QUESTIONS: Do you use your own name for blogging? I don’ t use my own name as part of our blog title but it is visible on both of them. I have a Gravatar profile in the sidebar which… Continue reading Blogging Insights #56: Your User Name — Reblog

Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name? — Reblog from This, That, and The Other

For this week’s edition of Blogging Insights, Dr. Tanya is interested in names. She writes, “The name that you blog under is the calling card which introduces you to bloggers and readers across the globe. Some bloggers use their first name and some use their full name. Others prefer to keep their identity unknown, blogging […] Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name? — This, That, … Continue reading Blogging Insights — What’s In a Name? — Reblog from This, That, and The Other

Blogging Insights # 56 — Your User Name

The name that you blog under is the calling card which introduces you to bloggers and readers across the globe. Some bloggers use their first name and some use their full name. Others prefer to keep their identity unknown, blogging under a cool made up name.    TODAY’S QUESTIONS: Do you use your own name for blogging? If you use a psuedonym, what are your … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 56 — Your User Name

Pandemic Dilemma

Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Phmaxiestevez @ Pixabay (For the visually challenged reader, the image shows a young woman looking out the glass pane of a partially open door, with an indecipherable expression) A Pandemic Dilemma “I’m dying to see my friends! Seeing them on video chats is just not the same as hanging out. Can I take the risk … Continue reading Pandemic Dilemma