Jam, Jelly, and the #AtoZchallenge

Jam has got to be one of those words that drive non-native speakers nuts. It’s an adjective, a noun, a verb, and an adverb (I’m pretty sure jammy is an adverb, I’m not looking it up). Something you eat. An impatient action. A situation. I’ve never been a huge fan of jam (the foodstuff). Or…

Inigo Montoya, Content Marketing, and the #AtoZchallenge

The Princess Bride is one of my favorite movies. As Peter Faulk’s Grandpa says, it’s got it all: fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles . . . And what fan of the movie doesn’t utter the best revenge line of all now and then (Preferably said with a horrible Spanish…

Half-Assed (#AtoZchallenge)

Love this word, though the real words for half-assed are almost as good as the fun one: desultory, offhand, perfunctory, careless, superficial, half-baked, haphazard, slapdash, and sloppy. I originally was going to go with “help” as my “H-word,” but this one’s more fun. Plus, essentially all I had to say about help was “If you…

Gettysburg – One of My Favorite Places (#AtoZchallenge)

My love affair with the Civil War began with a question to my Meme. I must’ve been 7 or 8. I can’t remember the exact question, but I remember Meme and Pawpan were sitting in their respective chairs in the living room when I asked. She got up and pulled the “C” (I think it…

F and My Favorite Word (#AtoZchallenge)

Anyone who knows me probably has a good guess as to what this is. It’s the most versatile word in the English language. Noun. Verb. Adverb. Insult. Exclamation. Adjective. Exultation. Use it any number of ways. Note: beyond the line, NSFW. I thought about going in a different direction: faith (with a nod to George…

E and the Pursuit of Everything (#AtoZchallenge)

You can have it all. Get everything you can. You deserve the best of everything. I want it all.* Really, who doesn’t want it all? But what’s all. And what’s everything? When I first started thinking about this post earlier today, it was a screed against consumerism and our throw away culture. But, meh, we…

Content Marketing – The New ABCs (and a challenge)

I’m covering 4 things in this post (probably not well, I suck at multitasking these days): Playing with a blog idea we have at Prospect Builder (my new gig) Blog “A” for the A to Z challenge Blog “B” for the A to Z challenge Blog “C” for the A to Z challenge Let’s see…