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Retire USA blogging team adds National Retirement Expert Debbie Grovum


We are really pleased to have Debbie Grovum join our amazing group of retirement bloggers over at Retire USA. ————————— DEBBIE GROVUM NAMED FEATURED BLOGGER ON NATIONAL RETIREMENT WEBSITE (SARASOTA, FL) National retirement expert and Sarasota resident Debbie Drinkard Grovum, … Continue reading

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Retirement Blogs


In addition to our own Retirement blog at Retire USA, here’s a list of some other retirement oriented blogs you can find online: My Retirement Blog http://www.myretirementblog.com/ Boomers Retirement http://boomersretirement.blogspot.com/ Early Retirement Extreme http://earlyretirementextreme.com/ Early Retirement Blog http://earlyretirementblog.com/ GRACEful Retirement … Continue reading

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Database Connection Strings


I wanted to post this to help others who have run into trouble with the message along the lines of “Cannot Establish Database Connection”.   This can happen for several reasons but usually the fix is fairly easy – you … Continue reading

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Medical Traveling and other sites back up and on better server


Drama here at the mini web empire over the past few days.   I was critical of Godaddy for taking down several of my sites after an advertising traffic surge of about 9800 unique visits to the new medical tourism … Continue reading

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Feeling Good vs Doing Good


It seems these days I’m often pissing off friends and family for suggesting something that, frankly, is pretty obvious.     Most of what passes as “doing good” these days are activities that make the feel-gooders feel good about themselves, … Continue reading

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Got Travel? Travel Blogs and Travel Bloggers, Unite!


For some time  (100,000 years  in internet dog years), I’ve wanted to collect *all* the travel blogs in one spot and organize them by destination.    That’s not happening … yet …  but I’m very happy to see so many … Continue reading

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WordPress Publishing Problems with Flickr or other programs?


Another reminder (because I’ve needed this many times) that you must enable WordPresses “Remote Publishing” protocols if you want to blog photos directly from Flickr  (a fantastic feature – I wish more people could do this but it remains a … Continue reading

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