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What’s Up Wednesdays: November 2016

November 30th, 2016

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, the weekly speedlink on Beyond the Rhetoric is now going to be a monthly thing. So, here’s the first monthly version of What’s Up Wednesdays. It’s bigger and badder than ever? Have you ever noticed that everyone on the Internet seems to steal from everyone else? Darrell Milton […]

I’m a Fashion Blogger Now? (SKYE Footwear)

November 21st, 2016

From a professional and marketing context, I understand that it is usually in your best interest to approach a very specific niche. This is true if you want to have a successful YouTube channel, just as it is true if you want to have a successful mindset. But that comes from a commercial mindset, which […]

The Best Gift

October 28th, 2016

You see the overwhelming joy in his eyes? When you’re a kid, getting presents on your birthday or Christmas was a pretty big deal. That’s because you have practically no buying power, no real money of your own to spend on anything. As adults, that fades. Assuming you’re in reasonably good financial shape, you can […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: An Important Announcement

October 26th, 2016

Today is an extra special edition of What’s Up Wednesdays, as I have an important announcement to make, but let’s make our way through this week’s speedlink first. Kicking things off, we have Oscar Gonzalez sharing his adventures in Disneyland with a couple of kids in tow. It seems challenging enough trying to wrangle one […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: A Spooky Smurf

October 19th, 2016

With (Canadian) Thanksgiving now behind us, it’s time to look forward to the spookiest time of the year. Kicking off this week’s collection of blog posts, Kristyl Clark has organized a great list of Halloween events in the Fraser Valley. If you’re in search of a good scare on the other side of the Fraser […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Not a Big Deal

October 12th, 2016

It’s just another Wednesday. No big deal. It just means it’s time to saunter around the web in search of great blog posts again. We start with Stacey Robinsmith explaining the true meaning of road signs that many people seem to misinterpret. A pedestrian crossing sign does not mean you can walk across the street […]

Bulletproof Coffee: Fuel for the Modern Dad

October 10th, 2016

Something that I continue to struggle with on a daily basis is figuring out how to balance my professional life as a freelance writer with my responsibilities as a stay-at-home dad. Either one of those roles individually can represent an all-encompassing lifestyle on which I can define who I am. It always feels like there […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: The Grand Adventure

October 5th, 2016

Are you struggling to get over yet another hump day? It’s like they come around every week, just like these speedlinks that should lift your spirits. How convenient! Starting things off, we visit with Vuitton Chan who explains the many perks of traveling alone. I’ve said many times before that travel is one of the […]