🌱 Spring into Personal Growth!

Hello ,As you probably know by now, Shelley and I love telling stories. She with words, and me with still and moving images. It makes for a healthy partnership, providing us each the opportunity to express ourselves in our own way. Today, someon...

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May 16, 2023
The Choice is Up to You!

Hi!We just released the second episode of our video podcast, Our Story Your Story. https://www.youtube.com/@ourstoryyourstoryWe start off with Shelley reading Chapter Two from our novel, A Gypsy's Kiss: A Treasure Hunt Adventure.This week's episode o...

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May 12, 2023
What is Crystal Blue Persuasion?

Hello ,In today's fast-paced world, effective communication skills are more important than ever and can make all the difference in achieving our goals and building strong relationships.Did you know...?"Crystal blue persuasion" is a phrase that origin...

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May 09, 2023
Toby Younis and Shelley Carney Share Their Adventures

Hi!We hope this email finds you well and excited about our first video podcast episode for our new YouTube channel, Our Story Your Story. https://www.youtube.com/@ourstoryyourstoryIn this first episode, Shelley reads Chapter One from our novel, A Gyp...

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May 04, 2023
The Wisdom of Telling Stories

Hello ,I am reminded of my better half coming down the stairs and letting me know "the girls were in bed," and waiting for me to tell them a story.I'd get out of my chair, clicker-thing off the TV, climb the stairs, turn right into the hall, and righ...

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May 02, 2023
Love it or Hate it, AI is making an impact

Hello ,In today's world, there is no escaping the impact of artificial intelligence (AI). Whether we love it or hate it, AI is changing the way we live and work. But amidst all the technological advancements, there is one thing that will always remai...

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Apr 25, 2023
The Inspiration of America's National Parks

Hello ,America's National Parks are some of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring natural wonders in the world. There are 63 National Parks in the United States, each with its own distinct features and attractions. From the towering peaks of Denali...

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Apr 18, 2023
Discover Hidden Treasures on Day Trips

Hello ,As content creators, we're always on the lookout for new adventures and experiences to inspire our work. Whether it's exploring a new city, hiking through a national park, or even just taking a stroll through our own neighborhoods, there's alw...

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Apr 11, 2023
It's good to get outside!

Hello ,I’d like to convey my personal experiences of getting outside after a long winter, and I can certainly provide some general insights about the benefits of getting outside and enjoying nature.First, after being cooped up indoors for an extended...

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Apr 04, 2023
Is There Gold in Truth or Consequences?

Hello ,I'm excited to share some thrilling updates with you about our recent day trip to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico!During this adventurous week, we have the chance to explore the stunning San Andres mountains and sort through more pay dirt to...

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Mar 28, 2023