Category Archives: Writing

An afternoon in Middle Earth and diving back into the school and work year — End of the Day for January 6, 2014

The holiday season closes today with Twelfth Night, but we still had one important event to fit in before Rosanne starts teaching again tomorrow and Joseph returns to school on Thursday, After a fairly full day of work and a … Continue reading

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All About Douglas – Choose what you want to see and hear from me in 2013!

I have a lot of interests, as most of you already know. Therefore, I have a lot of different blogs, events,  and groups in my portfolio of online engagements. I also try to make myself available wherever people want to … Continue reading

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Books by Douglas E. Welch – Gift Them Directly to Your Friends and Family via Kindle

From A Gardener’s Notebook: A collection of essays What is there about a garden? Gardens can be beautiful or productive and are often both at the same time. Every gardener brings their own energies, their own attitudes, their own wants, … Continue reading

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Phrases I Use: Short Shrift

Over the years I have realized that there are a large number of phrases — often archaic — that I use in my everyday conversations. These often lead to odd looks of confusion from others when they don’t understand the … Continue reading

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2012 Gift Guide Extra: Rosanne’s Top 5 Books for Film Buffs

My wife, Rosanne Welch, is a television writer, film historian and a Doctor of History. She uses a lot of books in her classes and her own research. Here are her Top 5 Books for Film Buffs. Perhaps these might … Continue reading

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Food: Join the “Kitchen Party” Live tonight at 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

I am part of this new LIVE show from Bakespace.com, Kitchen Party, hosted by Babette Pepaj of Bakespace.com, Jeff HouckFood Editor for the Tampa Tribune and Rene Lynch, Assistant Editor at the Los Angeles Times. I’ll be reporting on Food … Continue reading

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Top My Word posts for 2011

Here are the top My Word posts for 2011 according to page views. Check them out! Recently Listened Podcasts for March 3, 2011 YUM! – Ferrero Rocher reviewed on CandyBlog Video: Millard Canyon, Angeles National Forest Norton Internet Security Problems … Continue reading

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This season — Shop less…enjoy it more!

I hadn’t put it in so many word before, but “Shop less…enjoy it more!” is certainly the way we have been operating lately. Without feeling that we are denying ourselves anything (Heck, we spent 3 weeks in Sicily this summer) … Continue reading

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New blog series — “Do It Like Doug!”

I am planning planning on starting a new series here on the blog and in my Twitter feed — “Do It Like Doug!”. I often have people ask how I do everything that I do – from writing my Career … Continue reading

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#Trust30 Day 22: Enthusiasm

Today’s Prompt: Enthusiasm by Mars Dorian Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” is a great line from Emerson. If there’s no enthusiasm in what you do, … Continue reading

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#Trust30 Day 1: 15 minutes

#Trust30 is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Use this as an opportunity to reflect on your now, and to create direction for your future. 30 prompts from inspiring thought-leaders … Continue reading

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