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Dolores Monet

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Dolores Monet has published short fiction under another name in literary magazines as well as in the children's magazine, Cricket. She also has a blog that features creative tips on how to live a fabulous life under reduced circumstances called sorta fabulous. You can check this out by clicking the gray icon on the right of the page.

In addition to writing, Dolores likes to garden, birdwatch, camp, read, make soap, and paint landscapes on salvaged cabinet doors.

She has worked as an assistant to an antiques dealer who specialized in Victorian antiques, and vintage clothing; as a personal assistant and gardener; lab assistant; and has been involved in several community organizations, serving as board member and committee chair.

Dolores has also appeared as a guest in Eye On Life Magazine and as a guest writer for ArtisTreeCrafts.

Dolores features some of her short fiction here on Hubpages, including My Grandmother's Attic, Paradise Lost, and Visiting the Forgotten Dead.

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    • Deleting Comments
      7

      Deleting Comments

      18 months ago

      Since HP suggests that we delete irrelevant comments, I have been attempting to do so. My problem is that I may have a short string of comments, but answer the comments all in one comment capsule. For instance, I may...

    • Rear Ended Hubs
      78

      Rear Ended Hubs

      21 months ago

      Glancing at several of my hubs, I have seen way too many related hubs featuring pictures of people's rear ends. One of my hubs, about an historic area of Baltimore shows 2 pictures of posteriors. The hubs are about...

    • Odd copycats
      9

      Odd copycats

      3 years ago

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    • RESOLVED: blank image capsule
      5

      RESOLVED: blank image capsule

      3 years ago

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    • deleted hub
      6

      deleted hub

      5 years ago

      If I delete a hub because it has had no traffic and because it is an older one that wasn't really any good anyway, do I do something else do deindex it on Google?

    • Fashion hubs - format changes, traffic, and ads.
      1

      Fashion hubs - format changes, traffic, and ads.

      5 years ago

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    • Problem with broken links
      13

      Problem with broken links

      5 years ago

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    • Hub photo displayed on profile and facebook
      2

      Hub photo displayed on profile and facebook

      6 years ago

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    • Your work stolen - your DCMA made public
      3

      Your work stolen - your DCMA made public

      6 years ago

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    • Anyone installed Google + 1 ?
      12

      Anyone installed Google + 1 ?

      6 years ago

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    • Can Not Load Images
      19

      Can Not Load Images

      6 years ago

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    • Trouble loading photograph
      10

      Trouble loading photograph

      6 years ago

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    • Should we dump internal links to placate the Panda?
      18

      Should we dump internal links to placate the Panda?

      6 years ago

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    • Help! There is a big gap in my new hub!
      11

      Help! There is a big gap in my new hub!

      6 years ago

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    • Question About Blocked URL ?
      2

      Question About Blocked URL ?

      6 years ago

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    • Google Adsense and taxes
      4

      Google Adsense and taxes

      6 years ago

      Well it's all good that I have earned enough money on Adsense, I will now have to pay taxes. Where can I find simplified information on US income taxes and/or social security taxes? Do I receive a form from Google? Do I...

    • Weird Comments - Accept or Deny
      27

      Weird Comments - Accept or Deny

      6 years ago

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    • What are those numbers in the comments section?
      8

      What are those numbers in the comments section?

      6 years ago

      In the comments section, just below the box for accept or deny, I see 2 letters and a bunch of numbers. What is that? (I've been here for almost two years and never noticed them before. Dolores is quite unobservant)

    • Affiliate settings Google Adsense report seems wrong. Or is it just me
      5

      Affiliate settings Google Adsense report seems wrong. Or is it just me

      6 years ago

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    • Trading links
      8

      Trading links

      7 years ago

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    • Is something wrong with HP's edit mode?
      7

      Is something wrong with HP's edit mode?

      7 years ago

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    • A question about having an alternative hub persona?
      8

      A question about having an alternative hub persona?

      7 years ago

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    • Do long comments detract from a hub?
      9

      Do long comments detract from a hub?

      7 years ago

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    • New Image Feature Problem
      3

      New Image Feature Problem

      7 years ago

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    • A Great Movie that you hated but everybody else loved:
      79

      A Great Movie that you hated but everybody else loved:

      7 years ago

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      4

      My faith in America has been restored.

      7 years ago

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      56

      How to get people to sign up for HubPages on my profile

      5 years ago

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    • Excessive Cursing in Video Capsules
      6

      Excessive Cursing in Video Capsules

      7 years ago

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    • folkd.com
      16

      folkd.com

      7 years ago

      Does anyone used folkd.com for back links? If so, what do you think of the site?

    • Problems with editing and comments
      37

      Problems with editing and comments

      7 years ago

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    • World Cup Soccer
      7

      World Cup Soccer

      7 years ago

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    • wikinut
      8

      wikinut

      6 years ago

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    • How about a HubPages mailbag!
      4

      How about a HubPages mailbag!

      7 years ago

      Sometimes, hubbers would like to discretely contact another hubber. I have had several emails from hubbers. If I 'know' the hubber, I have no problem opening the email. But if the person is unknown to me or new on...

    • Facebook and Twitter Application on New Hubs
      6

      Facebook and Twitter Application on New Hubs

      7 years ago

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    • Adsence ads
      6

      Adsence ads

      7 years ago

      Can I choose ads that Google displays on my hub? I have published hubs that show ads that have little or nothing to do with the topic, yet I know appropriate ads are out there.

    • limiting number of posted comments
      7

      limiting number of posted comments

      7 years ago

      One of my hubs has gotten a lot of comments to the point where it seemed like clutter. So I went into the comments capsule and limited the number of displayed comments. Now, if I get a new comment, it doesn't show up....

    • Incoming links and asterisks.
      8

      Incoming links and asterisks.

      7 years ago

      Hi everyone! When checking my hubmetrics, I noticed that several hubs that I know have incoming links from facebook, ezines, etc. often show maybe 2 asterisks when I know they have more. I have established quality links...

    • The Big Snow
      5

      The Big Snow

      7 years ago

      I can't get on Facebook, can't check my email elsewhere - is it because everybody on the East Coast is posting their snow pictures or what? Sheesh!

    • Can you have too many comments?
      44

      Can you have too many comments?

      7 years ago

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    • Hub groups
      10

      Hub groups

      7 years ago

      When checking my hub groups, I noticed that one of my hubs was not there - not in a group, not in the orphaned hub spot. I do not understand. What can I do?

    • Kindle
      15

      Kindle

      7 years ago

      This past Christmas, Kindle sales were huge at Amazon. If we are Amazon affiliates, are we able to sell Kindle books via a hubpage?

    • Can zombies swim?
      134

      Can zombies swim?

      7 years ago

      Can zombies swim? What with the threat of zombies these days, I just had to wonder if you could escape a zombie attack by jumping into a large body of water.

    • video capsule
      2

      video capsule

      7 years ago

      Is anyone having trouble with the video capsule? I just can't get a thing to work. It won't copy or paste the URL! Help!

    • Photo Capsule
      3

      Photo Capsule

      8 years ago

      Is anyone having trouble getting photos up on the photo capsules? I am.

    • Thanksgiving food traditions
      15

      Thanksgiving food traditions

      8 years ago

      Do you have a special food item that you serve (or like to eat) at Thanksgiving? Let's share some of our personal Thanksgiving eats!

    • Thumbs up or thumbs down
      25

      Thumbs up or thumbs down

      8 years ago

      Is there any way to tell if a particular hub has received any thumbs up or thumbs down, and if so, how many? I've been here long enough, I should know these things. But I don't.

    • Halloween Costumes
      13

      Halloween Costumes

      8 years ago

      So, what are hubbers wearing for Halloween this year?

    • Questions
      3

      Questions

      8 years ago

      Someone asked me a question that I really can't write a whole hub about, but the space below the question says - closed to answers. Do I just ignore the asker? If I email her, won't I expose my email to a stranger?

    • Your comments
      6

      Your comments

      8 years ago

      What is the worst thing you've been called by a commenter on one of your hubs? What is the most ridiculous insult hurled at you by a commenter?

    • Problem with hubpage in edit
      4

      Problem with hubpage in edit

      8 years ago

      Help - I was editing a hub and half the hub is normal while the top half is all faded. I can't do anything, clicking the edit tab has no effect. It doesn't seem to be my computer, everything else is working fine.

    • comments
      20

      comments

      8 years ago

      When I type in the comments box on my hubs, they keep disappearing as I write. Is it just me? Never had this before.

    • Hub stalker
      53

      Hub stalker

      8 years ago

      I have had a visitor to a hub leaving comments that argue with my take on a topic. That's fine, in fact, can make it all the more interesting. But the hub was a warning to young women about dangerous guys. He keeps...

    • 100 Hubscore
      52

      100 Hubscore

      8 years ago

      WHOOPEE! I just found out that my Hubscore is 100! It was 100 earlier, then went down to 99, and now is 100 again. Maybe for just a little while, but I am so excited! Thank you all, fans, and the other gernerous people...

    • Hub titles
      4

      Hub titles

      8 years ago

      If I have saved a hub that I am currently working on as unpublished, can I change the title?

    • Over 10,000 Views!
      15

      Over 10,000 Views!

      8 years ago

      I've been away from the computer and just returned to find that I've had over 10,000 views! Whoopee!

    • comments
      3

      comments

      8 years ago

      I had several comments on one hub that I had not checked and wanted to answer them individually but they had piled up. Is there any way to shift the comments around so that I may address folks one at a time.

    • problem with link?
      4

      problem with link?

      8 years ago

      When I added a link, text appeared beside it stating 'this website for sale' and of course it was not, it is a support organization. I tried to edit it but could not. I tried to X it out but it would not go. I want to...

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