Journey To Authorship

Hey there! I know I've been off the radar on my blog, but I'm just busy. I keep saying I should wait until I no longer am, but in all honesty, there's not really an end in sight for that. Between my (almost) two year old putting me to work, general wifely (adulting) duties, working [...]

JAMAICA: Strawberry Fields Together

This little gem is a secluded hideaway in Robin's Bay, St. Mary and I decided to make a trip of it with when my friend, Shawna (Colette) came to visit. We headed out on the Saturday before Mother's Day. It's about an hour and a half drive from Ocho Rios. I wouldn't say it was [...]

Why Is Your Business On Social Media?

Have you ever looked up a business or brand on social media and tried to contact them only to realize they haven't posted anything in months, or that message you sent is replied to only weeks if not months later? That is because scores of businesses have social media accounts, but no presence. As a content [...]

Does Size (Length) Really Matter?

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TL; DR. The acronym means ‘too long; didn’t read’ and gets a bad rap because the user is labelled lazy and rude. But is that true? How many of us are guilty of this without typing it to let the author of a piece know? I know I am.

As much as I love reading and being informed, the truth is, if I happen upon an article and 500 words in, the point has (or hasn’t) been made, it begins to turn into gibberish and I’m looking forward to the end only to find other thousand or two words, I’m leaving. And my reason would be TL;DR, though I am not likely to write that. It’s for this reason that I rarely put out any content longer than around the 1200 word mark. I would much rather preserve the quality of my piece and have it be entertaining or…

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