By Patricia Redsicker Do you attend in-person conferences? Imagine an event where you rub shoulders with the social media pros you follow and admire online. Then imagine networking with 1,000 fellow marketers in beautiful San Diego, California. Now add the waterfront San Diego Marriott Marquis hotel, an opening-night party surrounded by dinosaur relics, an evening networking cruise […]

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Barbara on September 11th, 2009

In my post “Why Bonnie should win…” I told the tale of Bonnie and I attending Blog World Expo last year for the first time.  We attended seminars and the exhibits throughout the conference.  We didn’t play hooky to see the town or gamble as it was so exciting to be there. There were a […]

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Barbara on September 11th, 2009

Last year, Bonnie and I went to our first BlogWorld Expo and our first New Media conference of any kind.  We were looking for a new type of business – something that would excite our ever-curious minds. As the “old ladies” of IT, we had been in the IT game for over 25 years a […]

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barbara on July 31st, 2009

Here we are getting ready to head off to another BlogWorld Expo Conference in Las Vegas.  This will be the second year for Bonnie Sainsbury of New Media Rules at www.techcoachtips.com and myself. Our first year at BlogWorld was an eye opener.  We were just starting to look at the possibilities of this particular medium […]

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barbara on May 18th, 2009

Here I am just a week after getting back from my 3 week cruise, heading off to Kananaskis Country in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  I was in Calgary for my friend Gail’s son’s wedding.  It was a wonderful day – the sun was shining, the bride was radiant and the groom was handsome as always.  […]

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Barbara on May 11th, 2009

We are disembarking today in Vancouver so this is the last of my series on the Panama Canal Cruise.  I hope you have enjoyed following our escapades. Believe me, the things we have done on this cruise are only a very small part of what you can do while cruising.  If you are considering a […]

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Barbara on May 11th, 2009

This is our last full day on our cruise.  The seas had calmed down today so we had no problems getting on with our day.  Gail went for another spa treatment and this time she was okay when she got back.  I spend the morning writing and getting caught up on emails – not the […]

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Barbara on May 8th, 2009

Technorati Tags: cruising,Holland America,ms Westerdam,travel We are now getting ready for our last two sea days before landing in Vancouver.  We had breakfast delivered again but it was too cold to go outside.  The seas were especially rocky last night and pretty rough this morning.  There was a lot of rocking going on.  Here is […]

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Barbara on May 8th, 2009

Technorati Tags: cruising,Holland America,ms Westerdam,travel,Avalon,Catalina,California We arrived at Avalon, Catalina early in the morning.  Catalina is such a beautiful island with a cute little shopping area, wonderful restaurants and interesting architecture such as the Casino.  The Casino in Avalon isn’t a casino as we have come to known them now but rather reverts back to […]

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Barbara on May 8th, 2009

Technorati Tags: cruising,Holland America,ms Westerdam,travel,San Diego,California Disembarkation Day for those ending their trip in San Diego.  This was the worst disembarkation I have ever gone through.  US Immigration and HAL were totally disorganized.  Immigration required that all non-us citizens register whether they were disembarking or not and would not let anyone off the ship until […]

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