Author Archives: Jeri-Lynn Woods

Life And Loss: Part 1

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My life is changed forever. On September 8, 2017, my beloved husband, Ronald J. “Dusty” Woods, passed away at the age of 70. Funny, “seventy” sounds so old – but it seems far too soon to lose the man I’ve been married to for 40 years. I’ve received a lot of love, help and support in this time of loss. … Read more »

The Cloud: Round 2

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A while ago I published a blog post called “The Un-“Cloud”-ed Day”, [http://dustwood-media.com/jeri-office/general/the-un-cloud-ed-day/] basically expressing my skepticism towards the enthusiastic embracing of computing “in the cloud”.  The risks of having your business’s vital information stored on someone else’s server (which is what cloud computing basically is) struck me as far outweighing the advantages. I recently received a very pleasant email… Read more »

Lean On Me

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Especially in North America, we hear a lot about how we are supposed to be independent and not need anyone else. This turns out not to be the case. We need other people.  Other people need us.  Even in a one-person home business, we are dependent on others – our clients, our family, supportive friends, even the anonymous people who… Read more »

Keep On Going

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My life is going through one of those challenging times:  my husband has been seriously ill for months (and will continue to be for a while); because of that, my aging arthritic body has been challenged to take up all the things that my husband used to do around the house, as well as providing regular healthy meals (and help… Read more »

Home Sweet Home Office

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Doing a Google search the other day, I noticed the business-info-with-photo displayed on the right-hand side of the screen (I assume these are businesses listed in Google Places).  I thought wistfully to myself, “It’s too bad my business isn’t bringing in more money – I could have my own separate office.”  Then it occurred to me, “…but would I want… Read more »