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Blog Challenge: Worst Business DecisionLorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 21 Aug 2008 10:15:52 +0000

As we continue exploring our mistakes, with last week’s blog challenge about the worst mistake we’ve made in a relationship, this week I’m going to challenge your work history and experience. Blog about the worst business decision and mistake you’ve ever made. We’ve all made dumb business decisions. Taken jobs we hated, told off a […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Worst Relationship MistakeLorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 14 Aug 2008 11:31:03 +0000

We all make mistakes in everything we do. That’s part of learning. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to challenge you to blog about some of the mistakes you’ve made, and the lessons you learned and how these mistakes changed your life. As usual, these blog challenges are very specific, encouraging you to dig […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Where Do You Consistently Find Inspiration?LorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Sat, 09 Aug 2008 03:55:00 +0000

In response to a post on Pennwriters Area 6 HQ on Inspiration and Dedication: Creative Resources, I wrote: …And yet, I find incredible inspiration in the little things, the things that inspired writers for thousands of years. A moment shared. A conversation overheard. A glance down a new street. A journey. A unroutine routine event. […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Describe Your Software – Then and NowLorellePre-WordPress 2.5 Write Post Panel look and style of WordPressWordPress 2.5 Write Post PanelFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 10 Jul 2008 11:13:11 +0000

Last week’s blog challenge was Describe Your Computer Setup – Then and Now. This week, I am challenging you to blog about your blog software, then and now. I’ve used just about all types of computer technology, from the early days of data storage on gigantic floppy disks to magnetic cards to “640K is enough […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Describe Your Computer Setup – Then and NowLorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 03 Jul 2008 10:38:42 +0000

This week’s blog challenge is to blog about your computer setup as it was “then” in the early days of your computer life, and how it is now, in your modern technology life. What computer tools are you dependent upon for your blog that surround you on your desk? Do you podcast? What do you […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Unusual Blog SubjectsLorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 24 Apr 2008 18:11:55 +0000

This week’s blog challenge is: What’s the most unusual subject for a blog you’ve found? There are a lot of bloggers out there, but who have you found blogging about the most unusual subjects? Please do not list yourself. Let’s celebrate the diversity of others in blogging. So much of the time we spend studying […](image)

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Stripped Down Naked to Honor Web Designers and DevelopersLorelleArticles on Web Design and CSSBreaking the Language BarrierFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Wed, 09 Apr 2008 04:00:13 +0000

In honor of April 9, 2008, as CSS Naked Day, my blog is going naked. I discussed this a few days ago with details on how to strip naked your blog if you would like to join in the celebrations. By going naked, my blog stands with thousands of others who recognize and honor the […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Whatcha Reading?LorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 14 Feb 2008 11:50:53 +0000

I recently finished rereading all the books, one after another, by two of my favorite authors, Alan Dean Foster and Terry Pratchett. I read the whole Discworld series in order, then the Humanx Commonwealth by Foster in “chronological” order. It was wonderful to submerse myself in other worlds for extended periods of time, putting off […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Testing Your Blog’s AccessibilityLorelleView of a web page using Lynx, a text based web browserFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 07 Feb 2008 11:08:30 +0000

I’ve talked a lot over the years about how important it is to design your website or blog to be accessible. There is a growing number of bloggers and blog readers who are reading your blog right now with a screen reader which reads your blog to them, or some other magnification or screen customization […](image)

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Blog Challenge: Blog About Being SmallLorelleFeed on Lorelle on WordPressFeedburner icon

Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:24:31 +0000

Last week, I challenged you to blog about being “big” or a success, giving you the challenge to blog about a moment when you felt “big” or write about what it would look like if you were “big” or a success. This week, I want you to think “small” – when you weren’t a success. […](image)

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