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Sculpture Saturday

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  Saturday Sculpture encourages bloggers to share photos of any and all kinds of sculptures. To join, you need to: 1. Share a photo of a sculpture on your blog. 2. Link here to No Fixed Plans, the new hub for the challenge. It's a fun challenge. Give it a try.

Pull Up a Seat

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  For this weekly challenge Xingfu Mama will make a post every Friday morning. To play along: Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture of the view. Add a tag “Pull up a seat”. Add a link to your post in the Pull up a Seat comment section, either by writing a comment with your URL or by creating a pingback.

Weekend Coffee Share

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  Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break out of our lives and enjoy some timely catching up with friends (old and new)! If we were having coffee, I'd begin by screaming. I know that's rude, but I can't help it. This new job is frustrating. The training was abysmal. Unprofessional, confusing and hurried. All the while the people giving it kept saying "I know you can't remember most of this but . . . " But there are better ways to train so more can be retained. First start by using the appropriate media. Not everything should be taught with PowerPoint. Second, don't talk too fast. Third allow questions. You might not want questions throughout your talk, but allow some time at some point for them. (Only one person forbid questions.) Sometimes comments like "Your mic isn't working" are essential for any good to come from a presentation. Fourth use fonts people can read. Embedding a two page letter into a slide that's embedde

Thursday Door Challenge

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Thursday Doors is a weekly blogging challenge allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing it, between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American Eastern Time). To get to the hub where you'll find links to dozens of doors, click here .

Multiple Shapes

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 A Photo a Week Challenge Inspired by other photo bloggers, I thought I'd try Nancy Merrill's Photo a Week Challenge. This week's prompt is Multiple Shapes.   I've chosen this display of jade jewelry. To see more shapes, click here . 

The Debunkers on Tax the Rich

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  Last night I discovered Freedom Toons and their Debunkers series. If you need a laugh, check it out. They have loads of videos on all kinds of topics. Below is a sample of their other work.

Monday Mural

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  Here's my Monday Murals contribution. Every so often someone gets out his chalk and draws something on the sidewalk. (I think it's a neighbor's son.) To see more magnificent murals, click here .