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Kohl’s Surprises ‘Happy Chewbacca’ Viral Video Star

Kohl's delivered a surprise to the woman dubbed 'Happy Chewbacca' after creating the most successful Facebook Live video so far. Why is it so difficult for people who are trying to create something that will go viral to anticipate what actually will? This week was a perfect answer to that...
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Dinner Questions – Part 3

Here’s the final set of questions my regular readers said they’d likely ask me over dinner in a recent edition of the Sunday Seven. These questions comprised this week’s edition of the Saturday Six. If you missed the earlier sets, be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2. Here...
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Dinner Questions – Part 2

In this week’s edition of the Saturday Six, I used a second set of questions readers said they’d ask me if we had dinner. If you missed the first set, be sure to read Part 1. Here are my answers to the questions I asked this past week: 1. From...
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Dinner Questions – Part 1

In this week’s edition of the Saturday Six, I used questions readers said they’d ask me if we had dinner. So I thought it’d only be fair to get around to answering them myself. Here goes: 1. From Aislínge: What is your favorite food? At the risk of horrifying PeTA,...
Fun & LaughsTech & The Web

The Product Placement You Allow

How important are the brands you use every day? What’s the big deal about one line of products versus another? I was browsing through the blogosphere trying to fix some links that had apparently gone bad in Bloglines, and I found some old sites that suddenly showed up with new...
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A Favorite, Indeed

What’s your favorite bake sale favorite?  For me, there are a lot of possibilities.  But I found one of those little popular quizzes and I thought I’d give it a shot: You Are Cinnamon Rolls You are kind hearted and even a little bit shy. You appreciate home comforts more...
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You Must Have At Least One!

This Saturday, there’ll be something of a milestone for the weekly Saturday Six: I’ll be hosting the 300th weekly edition. That translates into a little more than 5.75 years of questions. I’m sure that if you did a careful search through all 299 editions, you’d find that I probably asked...
Life

Happy Thanksgiving!

I wanted to take a moment to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope you’re able to spend some quality time with family and friends today, and that you take a moment to ponder the things for which you’re truly thankful.  One of them, incidentally, is the readers...
Saturday 6

The Missing Day

In this week’s Saturday Six, I posed the following question: There’s only one day of the week that Halloween hasn’t fallen on since this blog began. What day of the week would you guess that is? For those who weren’t motivated to look it up, I wanted to be sure...
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From the Archives

This week’s edition of the Ellipsis Monday Photo Shoot involves your photo archives:  the assignment is to pull a previously-unpublished photo you’ve taken in the past. The one I chose, complete with an American flag appropriate for 9/11 and a building that looks like a historic courthouse, is actually of...
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Next Week: A Comeback

A couple of months ago, I put the Sunday Seven on a hiatus, and I spent some time thinking about if I wanted to continue doing it. I’ve looked at some recent stats here at the blog, and I’ve noticed that despite the fact that there hasn’t been a new...
Fun & LaughsMonday's Morals

Tomorrow’s Debut

Tomorrow morning — I promise it’ll be early — I’ll be introducing a new weekly meme called Monday’s Morals. It’ll be one simple moral dilemma and you’ll have to tell me what you’d do if you were in that situation. I’m beginning with a situation that actually happened to me several years...
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