About

...the Island Girl!

Bio: Hello and welcome to my island! I write that because: 1. I live on one; 2. I love islands! Any kind of island and I've spent time on several. I have many things to share because my interests are as wide and varied as the ocean. I am a FOOL-osopher with a crazy, impish sense of humor. LIfe is like a diamond; mistakes are just lessons; everybody is different. Given this bit of information, my purpose with this blog is the share my perspective on the many facets of life as I've experienced it and what I've learned on my journey. Instead of putting a lot of that here, just read on and learn about where I've been, what I've learned and how I've lived. There could be unsolicited advice given, a crazy story told, a whimsical musing on one of my many interests. There will be photos, recipes and maybe even some cool tips for making your own life a little easier. Who knows? I would like to share these things with others in hopes that my written word either brings them up out of a low, inspires them in some way or perhaps helps with some dilemma they are currently in. I just want to put a smile on everyone's face that I touch. Read on, if you are curious. Slow your roll and enjoy the ride.... PLEASE NOTE: In many of the comments I have been receiving, there have been requests on contact information. If you are REALLY exploring my site and reading what is here, you will notice that most of my posts have a Contact form embedded in them. That is the way you can directly get in touch with me. If you really wish to contact me, use those tools. That is what they are there for. Explore and enjoy! This site is always dynamic!

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    I love “Girl Power”! Looks like you have just started blogging recently? I wish you much success with your blog, and together we can “Keep It Real”! I Thank You for stopping by my space I call blog home. Hope to see you again, and very nice to meet you! 🙂

    Hugs& Blessings,
    Author, Cat Lyon 🙂

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  2. Cat, we are kindred sisters indeed! In time, I will share my story of despair, forgiveness, hope and finally spiritual freedom, too! Just not yet. I have too many things in the proverbial “hopper” to post, first. Thank you for posting the FIRST comment on my site! Welcome and come back again! I’m a little slower in posting during “growing season.” I garden, too! So, during this part of the year, I am outside AND learning a new camera. So much to do and so little time to do it all! It’s all GRAND, though! Keepin’ it real!

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    • Hey Tom! Thanks, man! I still have A LOT yet to do…..This summer has been a real busy one so I haven’t been able to get to it. I’m going to try to get to your photos tomorrow. I had a really full week and weekend. Took hundreds of photos of the hydro race. I got to sneak down into the pits. There’s the fishing. Hubby caught two on Sunday morning within 20 minutes. Family is supposed to be in town on Wednesday and then, of course, the volunteering on Friday. I think I’m A LOT more busier in retirement than when I was working but it sure is great because its MY OWN! Stand by for the photos and thanks again for the feedback. Come visit again! I’ll be loading up more music, recipes, pearls ‘o wisdom , tips, stories, etc…..I gotta get a tablet…

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  3. Nope. It’s all about who I am! Registering the site was simple a savvy move for legal protection. I’m glad you enjoyed it. As the fall months roll into winter, etc….the site will be very, very dynamic. Many planned additions and more serious writing. I can post photos all day, but I also like to write. I just find spring and summer too much of a writing distraction. I have to be OUTSIDE! Come again, soon!

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    • Thank you! I’m kind of a traditionalist when it comes to writing. With all of the technology out there (cell phones, tablets, etc…), I find formal writing becoming a lost art. I would like to preserve that. I don’t even care to learn to text! There is more to this site. Explore away and enjoy! Come again, often, because it is ever-growing!

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    • Thank you! I’ve been blogging since April of this year. I simply did the WordPress tutorial and learned to build my site using that and one of the many free themes they offered. I outgrew the free one and purchased and Premium theme that supports different media. I’ve learned that an overly flashy site can work against you and overwhelm the reader. Simple elegance is the way I choose to go. Keep it simple and pleasing to the eye. The images are all my own.

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    • Thank for the compliment. My process for ‘centering’ begins with making sure I have as few distractions around me as possible. I get up very early in the morning, for now, because my spouse currently works third shift, so I’m by myself. I get a very nice cup of coffee, go through email, FB, and moderate comments on my site like the one you sent. That’s a nice warm up. Simple, casual correspondence is like warm up exercises before a good workout. With all of that out of the way, I get another cup of coffee and put on a nice playlist of mixed genre music and play a simple few games of Solitaire (I call it “sillytaire” because it’s a low key, no brainer activity) to totally clear my head of distracting thoughts and it allows me to decide what I want to accomplish on my site for the time being. Then, I just start working on posts. I haven’t gotten to the point of writing large page writings yet. Those are pieces that I work on over time….Always have a plan or direction….Point yourself there and let your heart and soul take it from there…..

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    • Of course I get a lot of spam! I think anyone with accounts on the internet, whether it is email, a blog or some other account will receive spam. Do I have a fix to reduce it? No. None other that the spam area they go into and careful screening of it before I dispose of the real spam. It takes a clever eye to spot what isn’t from the incredibly amounts of spam that is. If you perused my site, you will have noticed a page I’ve posted that is also a post article that I expanded upon about spam. I recommend you read “Sir Spamalot.” It addresses what I’ve observed about spam and my thoughts on it.

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    • Greeting from very NORTH of you! That is ONE WAY to counteract boredom! I’m glad it led you to read on my site. Thank you for the positive input. The quick loading may be in the simplicity of the site design itself. You are welcome to visit again!

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    • Yes, I do have a contact page. It is very basic. If you look just above that pretty photo of mine on the left, just below the tag line (“It’s all relative; ya gotta be real”), there is a tab labelled “Contact.” Click on that and it will open to give you that information. Thank you for the kind words. It is going to expand over time. I have changes coming even this week! Fun ones!

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    • Thank you. Yes, I built this site myself through WordPress. I used their Mixfolio Premium theme and the images are my own. Explore it. Those tabs under that image have things there for you to look at and, hopefully, enjoy! That should help you to get some ideas. Also, WordPress has a free online tutorial to help you build your own site. Good luck!

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    • Thank you! The theme is a Premium theme called Mixfolio from WordPress. They have a VAST selection of both FREE and Premium themes and are adding more all of the time. I customized it with my own images (I’m a photographer). WordPress also has a very nice online tutorial you can follow to learn to create your own website. My recommendation would be to take the tutorial using one of their free themes to learn by and then go from there. Always have a plan, first, on what you would like to do with your site. Good luck!

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    • Thanks for the vote of confidence! Simplicity is key! I believe in the Keep It Simple Silly kind of Foolosophy. Simple elegance. Dolling up a site with all kinds of bells and whistles is cute but it tends to intimidate and put off folks when they visit. Besides, my tag line says it all. I have had folks comment about changing the tagline to something catchy but it is REALLY my Foolosophy! With all of the “reality” shows out on the tube that really aren’t “reality” and all of the technology available that purport to keep us better in touch with each other yet they keep us all at arms distance, it is essential to BE REAL! So, I am! Everything IS relative to everything else. It all flows and you have to be real about it. The balance is symbolic in keeping balance within your life. It’s all about setting examples and being real. The images are mine. When I’m not working my site, I’m out taking photos or doing art. I’m retired and have moved on to ventures I’ve dreamed of doing all of my adult life. I just want folks out there to realize that with direction, focus, discipline and keeping your dreams alive in your heart, YOU CAN realize those dreams in time. It requires patience and orchestration in getting there. NOTHING in life just simply FALLS into our laps and it shouldn’t because we won’t appreciate it as much as when we work for it. So….I employ the What You See Is What You Get concept. It’s all simply that.

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    • Hello! Thank you for your feedback. The theme is a Premium theme purchased through WordPress. They have both free and Premium themes. I chose this one for its simplicity and elegance. I created this website with WordPress’ tutorial help. It is free and available on line. The images and content are my very own unless otherwise cited. I don’t believe in plagiarism. You will notice that all of my posts include a Contact form and many also have a poll for feedback on that individual post which is what I am looking for. Feel free to email me if you have other questions. You can find my information under the Contact tab on the upper left.

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    • To answer your question, no, not so far. Unfortunately, that is a reality we have to deal with. I try to remember to completely log off when I’m done working at my site and to change passwords regularly. That is all we can do. Don’t leave yourself wide open for hacking. When you are ready to leave your blog site, simply log off. Use challenging password and change them regularly. I’m a retired IT professional, who was involved extensively in network security, so I understand the importance of protecting things. Also, always backup your stuff. Always. It’s really that simple. Vulnerabilities are there because they are ALLOWED to be there. We can never be complacent.

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    • Perhaps you used the same theme! I’m using WordPress’ Mixfolio. It’s simple and not too jazzy. As for colors, I tend to surround myself with hues of blues and greens. They are the colors of life and water. I’m an beachy sort of gal, so I like colors that relate to the sea. They are easy on the eyes and reflect calmness. We have more than enough stress in this world; a little calmness is necessary. Thank you so much!

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    • Thank you! Skilled blogger? Well, I don’t know about that. I just started blogging in April but I’m a skilled writer. I love to write and have had to write in many different types for formats from policy writing, to procedural stuff, to syllibi, to technical…You name it. Creative is my favorite way, though. My goal is to keep things upbeat and real. Even the serious stuff that I’ll be posting this winter will have an upbeat message to impart. You are more than welcome to visit often! We’ll keep it fun!

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    • You know, you are the third person to suggest the guest writer concept. Since I’m relatively new to blogging, I’m trying to wrap my brain around the idea and I’m thinking that would be a bodacious thing! Collaboration is a good thing! So, do impart more details!

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    • Hello and thank you. Please, when you wish to comment about something, please be specific to what post you are referring to so I can understand what you are conveying better. I just embedded my posts with Contact forms and some also have polls in them. They are tools for me to nail down who likes what and how. Please use them in the future when you visit again.

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    • Hi! Thank you! No, it does not take a lot of work to manage a website like this. In fact, it is very flexible. You can do it on your own time. It all depends on your goals. I recommend you take the tutorial course that WordPress has available to learn how to set up a site. I’m not a programmer, either, but I am a retired IT professional, so that helps a little. Anyone can learn how to do this! You just need to dedicate a little time in learning. Good luck and have fun!

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    • No twitter account as of yet, but that isn’t out of the question. It’s just not high up on the priority list. I suppose I’ll get one soon enough. However, in the meantime, each post has a contact form embedded in it for you to communicate directly with me via email. I check all of that very frequently. Use that tool! That’s what it is there for! Come again and have fun!

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    • How much a blog costs depends on what you want to do with it and how much time and energy you want to invest in it. You can start a blog for free, if you want. I started out using a free theme and learning how to build my site through WordPress’ online tutorial. However, I knew I would need extra storage space for the media I want to include in my posts and I needed a theme that offered more flexibility. It depends on you. You just have to do your research.

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    • I.E. has problems with A LOT of sites these days. I don’t use that browser anymore (haven’t for several YEARS now) because it is a cantankerous pig about sites. There is nothing I can do about that one! I’m a Chrome user! I have NOT TROUBLES loading any sites with that browser.

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    • Thank you for your input. Yes, I am passionate about what I do, regardless of what it is. That is what living is about; doing what you do passionately and with joy! There are many of us out there like this, I think. I know I’m unique but, many folks are unique. In fact, we all are! My heart is upon and large! Backatcha! Come again!

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