Monthly Archive: December 2016

Texana Thursday: George’s Christmas Project

NOTE: Richard Morehead was a long-time reporter and columnist for the Dallas Morning News. In 1982, Eakin Press published a collection of his columns, Richard Morehead’s Texas. One of his columns was about my late grandfather, George Slaughter Sr., and…
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How to Write Your Christmas Family Newsletter

We’ve all seen them—Christmas family newsletters in which the kids all have straight-A grades and perfect smiles (no need for braces!)…the husband got promoted (three times, no less!)…the wife was elected president of the garden club (as well as the…
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Texana Thursday: Come and Take It, First of 2 Parts

Chances are that you’ve seen bumper stickers, coffee mugs, replica flags, or framed wall images with a Texas lone star, a cannon, and the slogan, “Come and Take It.” The slogan reflects a proud, Don’t-Mess-With-Texas attitude today. It reflected the…
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4 Basic Steps to Performing a Web Site Audit

A regularly-scheduled web site audit can help you improve your web site, which in turn can help your customers, potential customers, and your staff, be more successful. But performing a web site audit can different things to different people. Basic…
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Create Your Own Super Cheap Research Database

Suppose you’ve been given a research assignment. You do your research—looking online, visiting your local library, interviewing experts—but how do you organize everything for easy reference? A simple research database spreadsheet does the trick nicely. You can create such a…
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