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I work as an Information Development writer at a high tech company.
Interests: gardening, ham radio, cooking, reading...and being with friends.
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This morning I am thinking of Easter pasts. Easter was both religious and secular for me growing up. As a kid we were church goers, but it would be 20 years before I accepted Jesus truly into my heart, but... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2021 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
The wait is over. An Thinh Asian Cuisine opens this Wednesday at 11 am bringing to Leander, Liberty Hill, and the greater Williamson Country area delicious Asian food. Offering more than authentic Vietnamese food, An Thinh offers cuisine from Japan,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2020 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Navigating Medicare is not easy. You must do your homework or you can make choices you may regret. Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2020 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
I am back in Second Life. In Second Life, my name is Leesa Donner. In the old days, you could choose your first name and pick from last names. None of the last names appealed to me. Donner reminded me... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2020 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
The virus. It has already impacted me in ways I did not anticipate, especially now with an impending job loss. I was notified that my job would be going away but, so far, no firm date. I have been interviewing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2020 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
They say you cannot go home again, but I am lucky, I get to go home. I go to my parent's house, which is the house I lived in from about 1960 till 1973, when dad was transferred to Southern... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2019 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
This week, my dear Aunt Joan passed away. I have known my Aunt and Uncle Eddie all my life. They were married the year I was born. My uncle died too early, about 10 years ago from lung cancer. He... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
I was introduced to #Facebook when it first opened to people who were not college students by Lauren Lambert, while she was a student at Boston University. I was always interested in technology and was an early adopter of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Recently, someone at my company ask our team to sign up for Twitter and tweet for the Microsoft Ignite show. Most of these folks are engineers and the engineers are largely not social. I was thinking, that won't work. Not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
My dad's home is for sale and currently under contract. The building of this home was a labor of love for both of my parents for nearly 50 years. When the sale closes it will be like the end of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
When I was very young, I used to read cookbooks and try to find things that I either wanted to cook, or that I dreamed of cooking. My mother had many cookbook but one in particular appeared quite old with... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Thank you. Always good to have a legit definition. Mine is simply based on hearty New Englander experience.
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2017 on What is a snow bomb? at The TrUtH According to Lisa
This is a translated section from the papers of Werner Dietel about the Dietel family and white lead paint factory history. This narrative starts with Gustav Dietel, the original founder of the Eisenach branch of the Dietel family. He was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Back in 1973, the cheapest flight to Europe was via Icelandair. For about 250 dollars you could fly from the Bahamas to Luxemburg. I had worked all through junior and senior high to save for my trip to Germany because... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2016 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
What is the probability that my German second cousin’s high school teacher would be the one traveling German teacher I would have the courage to speak to as he checked out groceries in my line at Winn Dixie? Pretty slim... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2016 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
It was not clearly labeled I think..I had to look at it to figure it out. Have a great evening!
Victoria, I think it is here:
I heard it but do not have the link. I will look for it tonight when I get home. You could try writing NPR...that might be a path.
I listen to NPR and tonight one story stood out to me as I raised my kids in Silicon Valley--it was a story about the great Silicon Valley preschool divide. Two of my three kids attended preschool there and I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
I am no stranger to social media but aspects of it have evaded me sometimes. I have all the fundamental accounts in Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Klout, Hootsuite...and I have had those accounts for a while. Longer than most even.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Yes, everything is bigger in Texas. We have lived here going on five years now (where does the time go?), and we are learning how to be Texans. One important thing to learn is how to do a proper brisket.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2016 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Today is the last day of 2015. An odd year, if you look at odd and even numbers. It has been a busy year for Wally and I. I do not really do resolutions, but I do like fresh starts,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Interview questions. They always seem to evolve and this question is one of the odd ones you may encounter at one of the hipper companies like Google or Facebook. How do you answer it? I don't think there is really... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2015 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
Okay, I am waxing nostalgic. Post class reunion times do this to me. I’ll try to put to words how I feel about reunions and it has to do with the people. It is all about the people. It is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at The TrUtH According to Lisa
I just got back from my 40th high school reunion and had a great time. This is the third major reunion, including the 20th and 30th class reunion. From what I can gather, people either love or hate class reunions.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at The TrUtH According to Lisa