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I'm a born and bred New Englander currently living in Connecticut. I love to travel, particularly the northeastern states of Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont, but I also spend a bit of time in the California wine country.

I'm an avid foodie, and maintain three foodie blogs about cooking for families, make ahead meals and international cookie recipes.

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      • Zzzzzs are working really well
        10

        Zzzzzs are working really well

        4 years ago

        The whole "idle" thing worked really well, don't you think?

      • Communication
        3

        Communication

        6 years ago

        I spent a little over an hour today on a webinar/Q&A session hosted by another site I write for where all of the freelancers (writers and editors) were invited to attend. During that webinar, they talked about how...

      • English Fail
        7

        English Fail

        6 years ago

        I decided to do some hubhopping over my morning coffee, and came across a soup recipe. Needless to say, my laptop is now covered with coffee.The recipe calls for "plain floor" and "black peeper," and...

      • Mother Nature is cruel, I tell ya....
        18

        Mother Nature is cruel, I tell ya....

        6 years ago

        It was 78 degrees (F) here just two days ago. I just went outside, and it's snowing. Yup. One to three inches expected.

      • I now officially hate Google...
        16

        I now officially hate Google...

        6 years ago

        I've been trying to write all day, but research is killing me. For five separate venues, I Googled the venue name and the actual business website didn't even appear on page one! *heading off to Yahoo...*

      • Knee-jerk reactions alone aren't going to cut it
        131

        Knee-jerk reactions alone aren't going to cut it

        6 years ago

        Warning: This is a bit of a rant. Please ignore if you're not in the mood for it.There's been a lot of scrambling and drastic knee-jerk reactions since the Panda update. Some have been well thought out and planned (like...

      • First a worler malware attack and now this?
        10

        First a worler malware attack and now this?

        6 years ago

        My Norton is working overtime. I had an attempted attack this morning while viewing one of my hubs from "worler."Now I just got hit with mld1.co.cc. I give up. I'm not reading, editing or hopping any more hubs...

      • I couldn't resist
        19

        I couldn't resist

        6 years ago

        Just wanted to share something from my recent Hubhopping adventure:"Who would've thought which you could earn funds from a web page which makes it possible for you to grow cattle, rant endlessly to mates or post...

      • The good news about bad content...
        10

        The good news about bad content...

        6 years ago

        For anyone who's wondering if our HubHopping is really having an impact, it is. I have been tracking a couple of the profiles I've flagged for stolen or mangled garbage just to see what actually happens after we...

      • Blocking Websites
        23

        Blocking Websites

        6 years ago

        W.A.Leon posted this in another thread: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/ … -from.htmlBasically, Google just launched a Chrome extension that allows each user to block certain websites from appearing in...

      • Should HubPages Allow Duplicate Content?
        52

        Should HubPages Allow Duplicate Content?

        6 years ago

        HubPages has no problem allowing its users to post duplicate content. This dupe content could rightfully belong to the person who posted it, or it could be stolen -- in fact, a lot of it is stolen. I don't know for...

      • Whoa... What just happened to the My Account page?
        62

        Whoa... What just happened to the My Account page?

        6 years ago

        Looks a bit different. Or is it just me?

      • Hubhopping nightmares...
        67

        Hubhopping nightmares...

        5 years ago

        I've been doing a bit more hubhopping than usual the last few days, and what I'm seeing is downright scary. I would have to say that a full one-half of the hubs I've read were nothing more than stolen content -- 100%...

      • Vegetarian Babies
        16

        Vegetarian Babies

        6 years ago

        My twin grandbabies are 18 months old now, and one of them refuses to eat meat. I don't mean just beef, but also pork, seafood of any kind and poultry. We've rolled it in bread crumbs, dipped it in all kinds of sauces,...

      • Doing the happy dance!
        31

        Doing the happy dance!

        6 years ago

        A large national non-profit association evidently linked to one of my blogs at some point yesterday. I checked AdSense a little while ago for the first time today and almost fell out of my chair. So far today, I've made...

      • Anyone read Matt Cutts' blog post today?
        20

        Anyone read Matt Cutts' blog post today?

        6 years ago

        Interesting read. They're coming down hard on pages with repeated spammy wording, hacked sites and pages with copied content.The most interesting thing was now that they believe they've cleaned up individual pages...

      • Amazon Reports
        10

        Amazon Reports

        6 years ago

        Is it just me, or did anyone else's Amazon reports not update for yesterday? My summary has been updated, but my Earnings and Orders reports are showing no activity.

      • Ripped Off or Bad at Math???
        13

        Ripped Off or Bad at Math???

        6 years ago

        I was just checking up on one of my relatively new hubs and compared Analytics pageviews with AdSense impressions, and found that my AdSense share was shockingly short of 60%. It's relatively new hub with under 1,000...

      • Who's doing Black Friday???
        10

        Who's doing Black Friday???

        6 years ago

        Not me, that's for sure. For generations, my family's Black Friday tradition has been to start the Christmas cookie baking/freezing. Are any of you planning on fighting the crowds tomorrow???

      • Happy Thanksgiving!
        18

        Happy Thanksgiving!

        6 years ago

        Happy T-Day to everyone! Hope everyone has a spectacular day!

      • Best Humor Writer on the Planet
        10

        Best Humor Writer on the Planet

        6 years ago

        I started reading this blog yesterday, and I swear I haven't laughed so hard in a long, long time. I have no idea who wrote it, but I want to meet him/her before I die:Hyperbole and a Half

      • RSS Problem
        2

        RSS Problem

        6 years ago

        I'm trying to put an RSS feed into a hub. Actually, I've tried it on 3 hubs now--same problem.If I use hubpages.com/tag/WhateverTag/latest/?rss, it shows up fine in preview but says "no articles found" when I...

      • A Teeny Weeny Problem...
        14

        A Teeny Weeny Problem...

        6 years ago

        I just discovered that if you start a hub and assign it to a group, it will show up as a link in the group options of your published hubs -- even though it's not published yet. Yup. Draft hubs will show up as a link....

      • Baby Rhino Saves Mom
        4

        Baby Rhino Saves Mom

        6 years ago

        This is incredible!http://www.comcast.net/video/untamed-un … 949720224/

      • This is justice?
        20

        This is justice?

        6 years ago

        A 21-year old man in Iran was just sentenced to one year in jail and the amputation of his hand for robbing a candy store. Seriously? These middle eastern barbarians make me sick.

      • The Bar Is Now Open...
        61

        The Bar Is Now Open...

        6 years ago

        It's Friday night, the bar is open and I hear that Uninvited Writer is bringing chicken wings. I'll have a martini, and make mine dirty. Anyone else care to join?

      • NaNoWriMo - Is Anybody Doing It?
        45

        NaNoWriMo - Is Anybody Doing It?

        6 years ago

        Are any hubbers planning on participating in this year's National Novel Writing Month?

      • Need Facebook Help
        4

        Need Facebook Help

        6 years ago

        There are two separate pages on Facebook that have stolen something (a recipe that they took verbatim) from one of my hubs:...

      • AdSense Reporting
        3

        AdSense Reporting

        6 years ago

        I just saw something on my AdSense account that I never noticed before. (Obviously I don't track my AdSense earings all that well. )When I go to the My Account > Payment History tab, it defaults to a Last 3 Months...

      • Greek One's Having a Baby!
        52

        Greek One's Having a Baby!

        6 years ago

        What do you say we all start on pool on what that baby's first words will be? And CONGRATULATIONS Greek One!

      • Christians or Vampires?
        25

        Christians or Vampires?

        6 years ago

        I mean seriously... They both seem to come out at night in droves trying to suck the life blood out of everybody else. Sheesh.

      • 9/11/01
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        9/11/01

        5 years ago

        It is now the 9th anniversary of 9/11, and I am crying as I write this. I lived in Florida at the time and was up here for meetings in NYC. I stayed in Connecticut to see friends, planning on commuting in the next day....

      • Do Religionists Ever Sleep?
        39

        Do Religionists Ever Sleep?

        6 years ago

        I don't get into the forums much at night (my night anyway), and when I do it's like a "Yay Jesus!" religion fest in here. Don't you guys ever sleep? You do realize that the more you jabber on, the more it...

      • What about the puppies?
        4

        What about the puppies?

        6 years ago

        I haven't seen anyone mention this today. Seriously, I got physically ill--and I only watched a tiny bit of this. It's bad enough what is happening here, but to film someone doing, and the person doing this is smiling...

      • Analytics down?
        3

        Analytics down?

        6 years ago

        What the heck is going on with Google. I haven't been able to access Analytics all morning. Anyone else, or is it just me?

      • WTH is this 'According to....' thing???
        4

        WTH is this 'According to....' thing???

        6 years ago

        I'm researching an article that's due tonight and did a Google search. Take a look at the first thing that came up--"According to..."??? WTH? Have I been living under a rock? What is this?And what totally...

      • Completely and totally stumped...
        20

        Completely and totally stumped...

        6 years ago

        I signed up for the 60DC and swore that I would leave Amazon behind for this challenge and focus on AdSense. Gawd--this is going to be a looooooooong 60 days. I tried to do some keyword research tonight to prepare, but...

      • Who are we?
        24

        Who are we?

        6 years ago

        Unless I'm looking at these numbers wrong (number of forum posts), Hubbers care about:1) Random conversation;2) Religion;3) Word or number puzzles; and4) Politics.Everything else takes a back seat.Gawd, Hubbers are...

      • Am I the only one that can't get into AdSense?
        24

        Am I the only one that can't get into AdSense?

        5 years ago

        I get this error:  "We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are unable to process your request at this time. Our engineers have been notified of this problem and will work to resolve it."

      • Grandbaby Update
        8

        Grandbaby Update

        6 years ago

        I'm sure you're all sick of hearing my grandbaby updates, but I really just need to get this out of my system. You may remember that a year ago (almost to the day), one of my new twin grandbabies became critically ill...

      • The race card gets played yet again...
        162

        The race card gets played yet again...

        6 years ago

        There was a workplace shooting yesterday not far from me with 9 people killed and several others injured. A guy who worked for a beer distributor was caught on a security camera stealing beer and putting it in his car....

      • Gotta luv BP
        2

        Gotta luv BP

        6 years ago

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AAa0gd7 … r_embedded

      • Almost a year....
        16

        Almost a year....

        6 years ago

        ***warning--sappy baby photos ahead***Some of you may remember last year when my twin granddaughters were born, and one had a life-threatening medical condition. Well, time flies....  In less than two weeks, these...

      • Am I the only one that would pay big bucks to see....
        55

        Am I the only one that would pay big bucks to see....

        6 years ago

        ....a sitcom starring Shadesbreath, Greek One, Mark Knowles and Misha, and co-starring Ralwus and ManlyPoetryMan? Guest appearances by Daniel Carter and Mighty Mom, of course. Did I miss anyone?

      • The Holidays
        13

        The Holidays

        6 years ago

        Just wanted to remind the newbies that the clock has already begun to tick on the holidays. I have a few Christmas-only hubs that hadn't seen a click since last December--until last week. They've each brought in a...

      • Tags are making me crazy!
        17

        Tags are making me crazy!

        6 years ago

        I have a bunch of travel hubs I'm trying to get included in Hubtrail. The relevant tags need to be in the top 15 or they're not included. But I can find absolutely no way to order my tags. I tried deleting all tags...

      • Question on Amazon commissions
        9

        Question on Amazon commissions

        6 years ago

        I'm on the Performance Fee Structure with Amazon, and am at the 6.5% mark right now. I sold an Apple iPod the other day for roughly $350.00. It just shipped and showed up in my Earnings with only a 4% commmission. I...

      • Ignorance is bliss....
        24

        Ignorance is bliss....

        6 years ago

        I have a deadline a few days out on an article about the rules and obligations in a Muslim marriage. Knowing next to nothing about the religion, I did a bit of research. Well, all I have to say is....ICK and EWWWWW!Are...

      • France banning burquas?
        42

        France banning burquas?

        6 years ago

        I just read that France is passing a law banning full face-covering burquas, and a couple of other European countries are trying to pass similar legislation.I'm all for the laws and totally on board, but I worry about...

      • Please take a moment for the residents of Haiti
        28

        Please take a moment for the residents of Haiti

        7 years ago

        I find it very disconcerting that I could come on here at this point in time and see threads about Sarah Palin, the use of technology and fashion trends, but not a mention about the people in Haiti.Please let's get our...

      • Twas the night before Christmas...
        20

        Twas the night before Christmas...

        7 years ago

        Twas the night before Christmas and all through HP,The hubbers were happy and writing with glee. The hubs were all ranking in Google so high,In hopes that some buyers would soon venture by. The trolls were nestled all...

      • Feed -- I don't get it
        25

        Feed -- I don't get it

        7 years ago

        I understand what the new HP Feed does, but how it is supposed to get me info quicker or better completely eludes me. Can someone shed some light?

      • Am I the only one that didn't know?
        12

        Am I the only one that didn't know?

        7 years ago

        Guess I skipped the HP blog post that revealed that Sunforged will be a Daddy in just six short months! I wonder if the babe will be born saying "goo goo, ga ga, backlinks"!

      • Strange plagiarizing site to watch out for...
        19

        Strange plagiarizing site to watch out for...

        7 years ago

        There's a website out there that's going around the web and grabbing articles and author's names and then (I think) putting them through an article spinner and posting them on the site. A bunch of folks at Demand...

      • Awwwwwwwwwwwww.......!
        53

        Awwwwwwwwwwwww.......!

        7 years ago

        Chloe on the left and Cara on the right, now a little over 3 months old:For my friends that have followed the story, Cara was diagnosed with KATP-type congenital hyperinsulinism shortly after birth and wound up having...

      • What the heck is going on at Fort Hood?
        8

        What the heck is going on at Fort Hood?

        7 years ago

        I just heard that there are 12 dead and 31 wounded at the Fort Hood army base? Something about 2 gunmen? Anybody know what's going on?

      • Anybody heard of Brighthub?
        8

        Anybody heard of Brighthub?

        7 years ago

        They pay $10.00 up front for articles 300 to 750 words in length, $1.00 for every quality backlink to an article and then the author gets 80% of residuals from advertising on the article. Anyone have any experience with...

      • Unbelievable!
        36

        Unbelievable!

        7 years ago

        My oldest daughter (the one who recently had twins) bought a new used car about a month ago from a "reputable" car dealer in town. She put several thousand dollars down and financed the rest through a bank....

      • Demand Studios offering health insurance to its freelance writers!
        6

        Demand Studios offering health insurance to its freelance writers!

        7 years ago

        Demand studios is getting set to offer health insurance ranging from under $5/day to under $10/day to its freelancers. For writers, you have to have been active for at least 3 months and publishing a minimum of 30...

      • Hub Metrics
        9

        Hub Metrics

        7 years ago

        I have a hub just under 1,000 words that gets approx. 100 visitors per day. The hub metrics shows View Duration and Incoming Links at 5 stars. But the revenue potential only shows at a single $. How is that calculated?

      • Need suggestions for Thansgiving...
        14

        Need suggestions for Thansgiving...

        7 years ago

        For the first time in 13 years, my kids are spending Thanksgiving (or any other) day with their Dad all together in Florida. That leaves me all be my lonesome. I've already spoken to folks about working at a local food...

      • What would you do for 3 days?
        27

        What would you do for 3 days?

        7 years ago

        Just survived 3 days without phone, internet or television. They're all through my cable company. But one of my neighbors moved last weekend and the cable company turned off service to the wrong house -- my house! Took...

      • Gourmet Magazine closing its doors?
        4

        Gourmet Magazine closing its doors?

        7 years ago

        Nooooooooo! Say it isn't so! http://money.cnn.com/2009/10/05/news/co … 2009100517

      • Weird traffic pattern
        5

        Weird traffic pattern

        7 years ago

        One of the first hubs I did here on HP was published back in June and it was about a cocktail. It's always been ranked on Page 1 of Google for its main keyword, but the expected traffic never materialized. The past...

      • What's up with fierycj?
        29

        What's up with fierycj?

        7 years ago

        He's been uncharacteristically quiet lately. Especially for a Nigerian with an eye patch. Anyone know what's up with him?

      • In-laws....GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!
        60

        In-laws....GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!

        7 years ago

        Long story. But I've been banned from seeing my new grandchildren. Yup. Banned. My son-in-law has become Frankenstein, and is looking at these babies as some type of power-wielding tool. His mom has already called me...

      • Who wants a free PR4 backlink?
        20

        Who wants a free PR4 backlink?

        7 years ago

        I have an external PR4 blog (email me if you want the URL) that's been around for a few years that details authentic cookie recipes from countries around the world. I've covered (some through research and some through...

      • Fresh content is a lot of bunk
        18

        Fresh content is a lot of bunk

        7 years ago

        I've read a whole bunch on here about needing ever-changing and fresh content to keep blogs/hubs/sites on top of the search engines. I think it's a lot of bunk.I have a blog that gets approx. 50k pageviews per month...

      • Procrastination is a 4-letter word
        27

        Procrastination is a 4-letter word

        7 years ago

        I had grand plans for this rainy weekend. Write, write, write. Did I? Well, sort of. I now am up to something like 15 unpublished hubs, 13 of which are at least started. A few of those are almost done.I'd start working,...

      • I just gotta ask...
        79

        I just gotta ask...

        7 years ago

        I've read so many religious posts/threads on HP it's nauseating. I mean, do you guys really, really think you're gonna convert someone or change their mind on their anti/pro-religious beliefs from some/two/three forum...

      • Obama approval rating declining
        10

        Obama approval rating declining

        7 years ago

        http://www.comcast.net/articles/news-ge … alth.Care/49% of Americans now disapprove of how Obama is handling his job as President. Big surprise.

      • More Adsense Changes?
        12

        More Adsense Changes?

        7 years ago

        I just saw this message when I logged into AdSense:In preparation for interest-based advertising, please ensure that your site's privacy policy is up to date by April 8, 2009. Visitation information from publisher sites...

      • Hub Back to #1 - Lesson Learned on Keyword Density
        11

        Hub Back to #1 - Lesson Learned on Keyword Density

        7 years ago

        I posted a few weeks ago about my highest traffic hub that was ranked #1 in Google for some time for its primary keyword and then suddenly was DROPPED and didn't even show up in the first couple of hundred SERPs in...

      • NoFollow vs DoFollow - Redux
        22

        NoFollow vs DoFollow - Redux

        7 years ago

        Just when I thought I had this down pat...I understand the importance of backlinks to a page/post/hub. I've done some backlinking to my hubs, but I'm very sure not enough. In trying to find out the right types of places...

      • Rejected!
        33

        Rejected!

        7 years ago

        Oh that hurts! I just got rejected by eBay! I read Paul's post and tried to follow, but it asked me all kinds of info. I gave them my HP URL as well as one of my personal blogs that's 2+ years old and gets 20,000+...

      • Email from Adsense
        11

        Email from Adsense

        7 years ago

        I just received the following email from Adsense, and I'm not quite sure I understand what they're trying to say. Can anyone help to translate? We're writing to let you know about an upcoming update in your AdSense...

      • It's Ramadan --- aren't you starving???
        45

        It's Ramadan --- aren't you starving???

        7 years ago

        How the heck do you folks do it? I mean those that observe Ramadan! I went into my local C-store last night, and the guy behind the counter was CHOWING down food. He asked me to wait a minute because he was...

      • The crappiest Monday EVER!
        50

        The crappiest Monday EVER!

        7 years ago

        Y'all know the family issues I'm dealing with right now. Well.... I'm renting a house that evidently was FORECLOSED on without my knowledge, and I have 30 days to get out, or I can hire a lawyer and go to court to get...

      • Need volunteers and donations
        7

        Need volunteers and donations

        7 years ago

        Guys, I just wrote a hub that I would like you to read about my recent stay at the Ronald MacDonald House in Philly. I seriously didn't know what they were about until I stayed there, but they need your help. All of...

      • Hub being ignored by Google
        9

        Hub being ignored by Google

        7 years ago

        I wrote about this a few weeks ago but am still confused. I have a hub that was ranked in the top 3 for its primary keyword in Google and it was getting 50 to 100 views/day, mostly from Google. It's got legit one-way...

      • Ashkenazi Jews - who are they?
        70

        Ashkenazi Jews - who are they?

        7 years ago

        I know very little about the Jewish faith other than they don't believe in Jesus, they speak Yiddish, and they study the Torah. I get that. But what are the Ashkenazi Jews all about? I've run into a bunch of them...

      • How many of you do volunteer work?
        25

        How many of you do volunteer work?

        7 years ago

        I've had some amazing experiences recently, and would like to know how many of us Hubbers are involved in charitable organizations, or do volunteer work or help the needy in some way? Am thinking of trying to gather us...

      • I'm ticked off. What would you do?
        82

        I'm ticked off. What would you do?

        7 years ago

        Long story that my friends on here know a little of. Anyway, I was asked by my son-in-law to accompany my daughter and newborn baby (one of 13-day old twins) to Philly on Saturday to help them and their critically ill...

      • Wish me luck...
        26

        Wish me luck...

        7 years ago

        My presence on the boards may be spotty for the next month starting sometime tomorrow or Sunday. (Not sure because my daughter is pretty sick right now from an infection from the C-section, so our departure may be...

      • I hit 100!
        18

        I hit 100!

        7 years ago

        I'm not used to tooting my own horn, but this time I will. I finally hit 100 hubscore! Woot!And because I know it won't last, I'm saving it for posterity!

      • Can't Sleep...
        16

        Can't Sleep...

        7 years ago

        ....and I need sleep. Anyone with any herbal remedies? I really, really need to sleep.

      • Microsoft ordered by a judge to stop selling Word?
        11

        Microsoft ordered by a judge to stop selling Word?

        7 years ago

        Not that I truly care since I already own it, but check this out from www.lifehacker.com:"Finding that Microsoft had violated a patent on Custom XML usage owned by i4i of Toronto, a Texas judge ordered Microsoft to...

      • Calling in any chips I have...
        36

        Calling in any chips I have...

        7 years ago

        Look guys, I don't know how many chips I have available here, but I'm calling them in. I don't care what god you pray to or what religion you are or aren't. Just please, please, pray for my new grandbaby. I honestly...

      • Dropped like a hot potato - what happened?
        13

        Dropped like a hot potato - what happened?

        7 years ago

        One of my stronger performing hubs (the Nutella one - go figure) has been DROPPED! Pretty much since the beginning, it was in the #3 spot for 'easy nutella recipes' on Google as well as in the top 5 on Yahoo. As of...

      • How to Contact the Google God?
        14

        How to Contact the Google God?

        7 years ago

        Some jerk named Jenny30 posted a comment on one of my blogs and told me she was going to click on some of my ads. And the freaking jerk did! Sorry, I'm one of those folks who like to play by the rules. But I've been all...

      • Congenital Hyperinsulinism
        6

        Congenital Hyperinsulinism

        7 years ago

        Does anyone have any experience with Congenital Hyperinsulinism?

      • Religious threads
        6

        Religious threads

        7 years ago

        Can we puleeze give the religious threads their own subdomain, please, pretty please? I'm having visions of religion.hubpages.com. Please spare those of us who don't want to get mired down in endless empty...

      • Hubber Babies!
        68

        Hubber Babies!

        7 years ago

        Woohoo! I'm a granny! Please meet Chloe Elizabeth (left), born at 12:32pm today and weighing in at 6lb 13oz. On the right is Cara Shea, born at 12:30pm and weighing in at 8lb 1oz.Mommy and babies are doing very, very...

      • Backlinks Redux
        13

        Backlinks Redux

        7 years ago

        I've been reading a lot on the forums here lately about the importance of backlinking. So I've been linking to my hubs from my other blogs (when relevant - not gonna put a link to a hub on ceramic blow dryers from my...

      • My first Amazon sale! Hooray!
        10

        My first Amazon sale! Hooray!

        7 years ago

        I've just been tooling along getting no nibbles from my Amazon capsules. I then read a post a day or so ago where someone (ryankett maybe?) added lots more relevant tags to his hubs and his traffic shot up. So I figured...

      • Would you let her?
        18

        Would you let her?

        7 years ago

        My 21 year old daughter is home from college for the summer. She started dating someone she's known for years. He's 24 and is headed into the military in September. His parents, evidently, not only don't mind, but...

      • Bing rankings
        7

        Bing rankings

        7 years ago

        I don't get this whole Bing thing. Take my Nutella hub, for example. If you search for 'easy nutella recipes', it ranks 1st in Yahoo and 6th on Google. It even ranks 2nd on Alta Vista. (Does anyone even use that...

      • HP Suggestions
        18

        HP Suggestions

        7 years ago

        In a perfect world if I had my druthers, I would like:1. To be able to assign a hub to more than one group.2. To be able to have custom saved capsules that could be inserted into multiple hubs easily (copyright notice,...

      • Is anyone listening to Obama's drivel on TV right now?
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        Is anyone listening to Obama's drivel on TV right now?

        7 years ago

        He's trying to push that healthcare reform thing. God help us all.

      • And the Jehovah's Witnesses?
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        And the Jehovah's Witnesses?

        7 years ago

        We seem to have exhausted all other religions that we could possibly fight about. So just asking is all...

      • Internet Trademarks Run Amok
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        Internet Trademarks Run Amok

        7 years ago

        I was just reading another thread about copyright violations, and it brought this very true story to mind. Would love to know your thoughts. There is a company out there (who shall remain completely nameless lest I get...

      • Recession proof?
        10

        Recession proof?

        7 years ago

        Just read an article about 15 of the most recession-proof products on the market as being:1. Chocolate (Hershey profits up 20%)2. Running shoes (spurt in sales right after Wall St. decline)3. Kraft Mac and Cheese...

      • Amazon help
        5

        Amazon help

        7 years ago

        I have Amazon capsules on some of my hubs. Amazon does not seem to be recording the impressions even close to accurately. Anyone else have this problem? Am I looking at the wrong report in Amazon?

      • Hub ranking has me kerflumped
        12

        Hub ranking has me kerflumped

        7 years ago

        I've got, I think, 15 hubs now. Some were created just for fun. I'm trying to earn a little on the others.My Nutella hub is performing the best in organic search engine traffic and is ranked on the first page of google...

      • Amazon: I'm a bit confused
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        Amazon: I'm a bit confused

        7 years ago

        I've read several posts from people who say that they make the bulk of their money by writing hubs about Amazon's best selling products and inserting Amazon capsules for the products.I figured I could do that. So I went...

      • Pitbull owners should be held to stricter standards
        243

        Pitbull owners should be held to stricter standards

        7 years ago

        Took my 3 doggies (a mini doxie and two chihuahuas) to the dog park this afternoon for their 4th of July celebration. Was there for about an hour with all of the dogs (about 30 of them, big and small) having a great...

      • Hub Groups
        1

        Hub Groups

        7 years ago

        If I have created a Group and assigned several of my hubs to that group, does the little link thingee to those hubs on the bottom of the hub act the same as if I linked them in the body of the hub?

      • Bernie Madoff gets 150 years in prison!
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        Bernie Madoff gets 150 years in prison!

        7 years ago

        His lawyer was trying to get him off with 12 years in jail. The judge certainly did the right thing in this case. I just feel terrible for his wife....

      • Can't Upload Photos
        3

        Can't Upload Photos

        8 years ago

        I've been working on a new hub and had been uploading photos into capsules as I went. I've got 4 to 5 photos already in there. All of a sudden, I can't upload any more images. I just get that spinning thingee and it...

      • British Slang
        41

        British Slang

        7 years ago

        Why is BritSpeak so darn cute? You have to admit that "Everything's gone pear-shaped. So get your finger out and give it a wellie or I'll mess you about." sounds so much better than what us Americans would...

      • Argentinian Gay Bars: 400k  US Troubled Teens: 0
        6

        Argentinian Gay Bars: 400k US Troubled Teens: 0

        8 years ago

        I have a 19 year old son who has grown up mostly without a Dad. He (my son) doesn't drink, do drugs, get into fights, steal, rob or vandalize anything. And yet he's about to go to jail, pretty much for sheer...

      • Not Sticking Around
        13

        Not Sticking Around

        8 years ago

        I've only been active on HubPages for the past week, but I'm trying to learn from my mistakes sooner rather than later. Obviously, my hubs are not getting much organic traffic from Google, but there is some and the...

      • Keywords Driving Traffic Don't Make Sense
        7

        Keywords Driving Traffic Don't Make Sense

        8 years ago

        I have Google Analytics tracking my hubpages (used www.hubpages.com/profile/myprofile as the URL).All of my hubs are about food with the exception of one on dachshunds and one on lowering your grocery bill. Analytics is...

      • Obama and the Anti-Smoking Bill
        2

        Obama and the Anti-Smoking Bill

        8 years ago

        Obama is set to sign huge anti-smoking legislation which basically gives the FTC the authority to regulate tobacco. I'm not a smoker, but giving a government authority this much power in a retail trade makes me a bit...

      • Hub Newbie Needs Critique on First Ever Hub
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        Hub Newbie Needs Critique on First Ever Hub

        8 years ago

        Here it is:  http://hubpages.com/hub/TomatoRecipesLooking forward to ALL of your input, whether good or bad.Thanks!

      • Setting up Hubs on Analytics
        2

        Setting up Hubs on Analytics

        8 years ago

        I use Google Analytics frequently, so these are not questions about how to use it. I'm a little confused as to how to setup my hubpages in Analytics. "My Account" asks for one Analytics code. To get that code,...

      • Cannot insert videos
        15

        Cannot insert videos

        8 years ago

        I've tried both YouTube and Yahoo videos. When I enter either the link or the embed code, everything appears to be working except I cannot see or preview the videos in the capsule. I just get that funky little box with...

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