Posts tagged "Arkielad"

Blogging: Top 10 Things I've Learned

People will hate you for absolutely no reason whatsoever. Not only will they hate you, they will go out of their way to make sure that the whole world knows they hate you. These people are normally somebody you have never met. Fortunately, they normally hate you for something very important, like that time you blogged that you did not like the color yellow. 

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In celebration of my blog turning two years old yesterday, I have made a list of the Top 10 things I have learned from blogging. Enjoy! I hope you decide to follow me as we start Year #3 of ArkieLad. Be sure to type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription”... Read more »

ArkieLad: One Year Later

I cannot believe that one year ago today ArkieLad was born. When the blog started, I was pretty sure that after one or two posts I would¬†receive¬†an e-mail telling me the blog was canned and I was being kicked off the ChicagoNow site. Fortunately, 366 days later, I am still here. Over the past year... Read more »

Adele sings a song about me!

Every once in a while a song comes along that just captivates me. “Someone Like You” does that to me. I cannot quit listening to it. It reminds me of “The Song Remembers When” by Trisha Yearwood. If you have never heard that song, it is about songs that always take you to a certain... Read more »

Everybody is a photographer these days...

Photography has been a hobby of mine for some time. Matter-of-fact, because of how many photos I have taken over the years, I’m having the hardest time selecting which pictures to showcase on my new ArkieLad Photography site I’m making. However, after doing some research about which company to settle on for prints, galleries, and... Read more »

Big dreams being rolled out now...

I can’t believe the weekend is almost over. Most of mine was spent working on a project that is very close to me. I have decided to follow my head, and am working towards opening a new business centered around socializing. The project is still being worked out, and I do not expect to be... Read more »

How did I get here?

“Do you like it up here?” my boyfriend asked as he continued to sip hot chocolate from his paper cup. We were sitting inside a Dunkin’ Donuts on Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows. The rain made for a perfect night to make life changing decisions. Rain always seems to make things new and fresh. After... Read more »