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Passion Project : Saving Sally – a Film Worth Saving and Sharing

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UPDATE!!! It’s been three years since I wrote this blog post, ten years since the movie started production. Finally, “Saving Sally” a romantic sci-fi fantasy, is hitting the screens on Christmas day in Manila, Philippines as part of the annual Metro Manila FilmFest. Congratulations to director Avid Liongoren and his team! —- Originally published October 9, 2013 Long ago in…

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The Strength of the Filipino – and Updated List of Legit Ways to Donate to Typhoon Haiyan Relief

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One week after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed a big part of Central Philippines, the world is still in shock. The pain, devastation and trauma of such a massive tragedy is beyond words. On a more positive note,however, the world is wrapping their arms around the Philippines with an outpouring of donations, concern and love. I feel the love, my friends, from…

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TEDx Orange Coast: Going Beyond Inspiration

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You don’t have to be a community manager or social media maven to know that inspirational quotes create engagement in the digital space. It’s true, just look at all those shared, re-tweeted, re-posted, re-grammed pretty pictures with words telling you to hold your head up high, never give up, and be positive. People like to be inspired! That’s why every…

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Huell Howser Remembered

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[View the story “California Mourns Huell Howser” on Storify] California Mourns Huell Howser California Public TV Icon Huell Howser passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013. He was the beloved host of shows including "California Gold," "Visiting with Huell Howser" and "Road Trip with Huell Howser." The following tweets and posts show how much he will be missed. Storified by…

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TedXOrangeCoast Inspires!

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[View the story “Key Learnings from TedXOrangeCoast via Twitter” on Storify] Key Learnings from TedXOrangeCoast via Twitter TEDxOrangeCoast was a day long affair of inspiration! Here are some of the key learnings that reverberated across the Twitterverse and resonated in our hearts and minds. Storified by Marcie Taylor · Thu, Oct 11 2012 16:52:14 Beautiful location for today’s #TEDxOC http://pic.twitter.com/i9Z9dKTiReggie…

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Author Interview: Sonia Marsh wrote “Freeways to Flip-flops – A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island”

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Haven’t you ever wished to escape the daily grind and move to an island? Well, Sonia Marsh, a real OC housewife, and her family did just that. For one adventure-filled year, she and her family gave up their Orange County lifestyle in favor of island-living in exotic island on the north eastern coast of Central America, Belize (formerly British Honduras).…

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Beth Aldrich Book Tour: Powered by Mom Bloggers and Social Media

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One of the coolest things about technology is being able to meet interesting and creative people and being able to collaborate on projects, without even having to meet face to face. Some months ago, an author, Beth Aldrich  put out a call via Social Moms, about wanting to partner with bloggers who could help her with a book tour she…

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