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Blogathon posting partners

4 May

As I promised, I’m posting a list of my fellow blogathoners, more than a hundred strong. I’m inspired to be in such a large group, but it’s also a little daunting. (Thanks again to Michelle Rafter, our fearless organizer). Here’s to day 4– More science tomorrow.

  • Rebecca I. Allen – 356 No More, A journey from couch to fit
  • Andi, Misadventures with Andi, Merry musings of a feisty foodie slash lit-chickie slash globe-trotting wannabe Frenchie!
  • Anjuli – bhulbhulaiyan, a complicated entanglement of zigzag pathways
  • Christa Avampato – Christa in New York, Curating a Creative Life
  • Joan Lambert Bailey – PopcornHomestead, Gardening, place and my life in Tokyo
  • Karen Bannan – Natural as Possible Mom, Because natural isn’t always possible — or easy
  • Linda Barnby,, Taking Entrepreneurs from Where They Are to Where they Want to Be
  • t.a. barnhart – Left Coast Foodie, Damn, that’s good: a foodie blog by someone who knows what he’s doing
  • June Bell – Enough is enough! Advice and support
  • Teresa Bitler – Forty Firsts, A Midlife Crisis in the Making
  • Athena l. Borozon – Altar Valley Daily Orb, The Desert Rat Dialogues
  • Jane Boursaw* – Film Gecko, Cool movie news and reviews
  • Alisa Bowman – Project Happily Ever After, Marriage advice from a recovering divorce daydreamer
  • Carson Brackney – Carson Brackney, Consultant, Copywriter, Content Provider, Factotum
  • Ben BradleyBen’s (Not Quite) First Ever Presence on the Interweb, Blog of an aspiring human being
  • Sheena Brockington – Greenhouse Advertising, Cultivating ideas for small businesses
  • Danielle Buffardi* – Horrible Sanity, Going into the mind of a mother and freelancer
  • Beverly Burmeier – Going on Adventures, Travel stories from near and far
  • Diane Calhoun – Violet is My Color, Life just happens, deal with it
  • Danielle Carter – Live and Love Life VA, Helping you do more of what you love, and less of what you don’t!
  • Fiona Chan – Candy Prison, A typical teenager
  • Joy Choquette – One Year. 156 Fears. Life Changing. One woman tackles her fears
  • Bernard Chung – Green Tea World, It’s more than just a cup of green tea here
  • Caroline Clemmons – A Writer’s Life, Writing tips, interviews and miscellaneous ramblings
  • Shelley Clunie – ShelCluzo’s Blog, Healthy, wealthy and wise at 62
  • Cocotte – Leaping into Life, Uncommon stories to nurture body, mind & soul
  • Christianne Cook – A Day in My Mind, The world through my eyes
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    Blogathon time again

    1 May

    I’m back for the WordCount May Blogathon again this year. Daily blogging each day in May was both challenging and fun last year, and I’m hoping that I’m up to the challenge again this year. More details about my partners in posting soon.

    This time last year I wondered if I’d manage to post each day. This year, follow-up pressure has me nervous. I did it last year, but can I do it again? It’s already a busy May, and I hope I’m up to the task.

    If you’ve visited before or you land here for the first time, feel free to drop me a note and say hello. Or if you have ideas or suggestions for science-y posts, I’d love to hear about them. I’m looking forward to learning and growing this month.

    More Guest Blogging

    28 May

    I had so much fun with the Official May Blogathon Guest Post Day last Thursday that Webb of Science is doing another Guest Post Day today. This week I’m hosting Jennifer L.W. Fink of Blogging ‘Bout Boys. One of the treats of this month long blogaganza has been making new friends and reading their work. I’ve enjoyed reading Jenny, and I hope you’ll enjoy her guest post.

    By the way, if you’re looking for me today, I’m visiting Jenny’s blog with a Molecule-of-the-Weekesque post about testosterone.

    Coming Up This Week

    19 May

    The May Blogathon is having an official guest-post day on Thursday, May 21. Webb of Science will be hosting Kate Reilly, mistress of the Polka Dot Suitcase : a world of creative fun, whimsical ideas, and interesting projects. Kate and I are trading that day, so if you’re looking for me on Thursday, I’ll be hanging out at Chez Polka Dot.

    Happy Mothers Day!

    10 May
    baby gorilla at the National Zoo (courtesy of my dear husband)

    baby gorilla at the National Zoo (courtesy of my dear husband)

    Fellow writer-bloggers in the May experiment

    2 May

    So, it’s day 2 of the May blog-a-thon, and here are my fellow writer-bloggers who are undertaking the challenge. Some are brand new bloggers. Some have been doing this far longer than I have.  But all of us are professional writers. So the trick will be finding words, ideas, and those corners of time to keep this up over the next 30 days.

    Vera Marie BadertscherA Travelers Library – Books & movies that influence travel.

    Heather BoernerSerenity for the Self Employed – Advice for the self-employed among us.

    Jane BoursawFilm Gecko – May Movie Madness and other film-related stuff.

    Danielle BuffardiHorrible Sanity – Random thoughts of a mother & freelance writer.

    Sona CharaipotraSona Charaipotra – for entertainmnet topics, and Ishq in a Backpack on travel and food.

    Rosie ColombraroTrust the Universe – There is always a Plan B.

    Sue DickmanA Life Divided – Food, gardening, travel, books and more.

    Jackie DishnerBIKE with Jackie – Improving your life with the B.I.K.E. spiritual navigation tool.

    Kelly EstesBig Government in Your Wallet – A political blog

    Jennifer L.W. FinkBlogging ‘Bout Boys – With 4 boys between 11 & 3, this writer knows her subject.

    Sydne George I’ll Have What She’s Cooking – Good eats.

    Debra GordonWine on Tuesdays

    Nancy HallFloating Ink – How to fit making art into your every day life.

    Heather HollidayZazou Marketing – Putting your best words forward.

    Elizabeth HumphreyTheWriteElizabeth – Introducing creativity into daily life.

    Leah IngramSuddenly Frugal – Tips for frugal living.

    JoAnn JagroopThis Dame Cooks – Recipes from Alaska to the South Pacific.

    Sara LancasterNo. 2 Blog – Blog of this Boulder, Colo., freelance Web & marketing writer.

    Lisa MannSonoma on the Cheap – One of the ..on the Cheap blogs, this one for Sonoma, Calif.

    Joy ManningWhat I Weigh Today – A food writer reflects on weight and body image issues.

    Amy Rauch NeilsonAmy Rauch Neilson – This blog’s official launch date is Monday, May 4.

    Jennifer NetherbyJennifer Netherby – Musings of a freelance writer.

    Sarah E. LudwigParenting by Trial and Error – parenting by learning, growing, staying flexible

    Michelle RafterWordCount – freelancing in the digital age

    Kate ReillyPolka Dot Suitcase – Finding fun in everyday life.

    Melissa SaisDigital Mom – Raising kids in a digital world.

    Brette SemberMartha and Me – One Martha Stewart makeover every day.

    Kathy SummersEcoPregnancy & Baby and Health Writing Hints.

    Jodi TorpeyWestern Gardeners

    Happy blogging, everyone!

    An experiment: May blog-a-thon

    1 May

    I decided I needed some motivation, so I’m participating in a May blog-a-thon organized Michelle Rafter, a fellow writer and member at Freelance Success.

    So (gulp)– I’ll be blogging every day for the next 31 days.  It’s an experiment– in discipline, stamina, and hopefully creativity. I’ve had a few ideas of what I’d like to try out on this blog, and producing 31 straight days of content will force me to play, try some new things, and see what I like and don’t like.

    If you’re new to my blog or coming back for a repeat visit, I hope you’ll offer encouragement if you like what you see, other points of view, or  suggestions for improvement. My thoughts will be spinning.

    More about my fellow blog-a-thoners to come soon. . . .