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Nowen Goes to the Movies!


With the release of the paperback version of Boomtown (March 2010), I am committed to doing whatever it takes to make my first-ever book a smashing success.
One of the things I’ve always wanted to do was produce a series of promotional videos/animated movies.  This is my first!
I have [...]

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Gray is the New Black: 50 and Fabulous!

On the advent of my 50th birthday, two events occurred – unsolicited, uninvited, but there they were – one in my mailbox and the other staring back at me from the mirror.

The first was the arrival of my AARP card.  Bright red logo, red and gray stripes, my name boldly printed in all capital letters [...]

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Kids Need to Read!

The effect that reading has on the health and well-being of children cannot be overstated.  Consider the following proven benefits for children who read:

Vocabulary: Research confirms that most new words are discovered through reading.
Attention Span & Memory: Reading develops the ability to concentrate at length, retain detail and improve memory.
Listening/Speaking Skills: Reading impacts the ability of [...]

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Why My Left Brain Hates My Right Brain

It was still pitch dark outside when my left brain rolled over and glanced at the digital clock.  It groaned in frustration as it realized that once again, my right brain was wide awake and obsessed with its latest “big idea.”
“Are you out of our mind?  Do you have any idea what time it is?”
“Huh?” [...]

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Is it a blog…or a grog?

“Weblog” is a term first coined by Jorn Barger (Dec. 1997), and shortened to “blog” by Peter Merholz in May 1999.  Wikipedia defines it as “a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.”
With 112,000,000 blogs in existance (Dec. [...]

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