Thursday, July 2, 2009

Made Giant Squid - Part 1

I made Giant Squid on Squidoo. To become a Giant Squidoo your must have 50 quality lenses. Found out on July 2. 2009. Below is a list of all most of my lenses, the way it is shown on my lensography. To see the full list go to Sandyspider on Squidoo Go there and congratulate me in the guest book. No need to be a member of Squidoo.

Health and Family 

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Are You an Internet Addict?

Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is excessive computer use that interferes with daily life. It becomes a compulsion behavior that completely dominates the addict's life. Internet addicts make the Internet a priority more important than family,...

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Pregnant Over 40?

Old, middle age, one foot in the grave, half dead, over the hill and pregnant...How could a woman my age; in my right mind possibly have a baby? Sure it can happen. It happens all the time. After all, I'm not menopausal.

I can imagine when my daughter...

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How to Have Fun Getting Fit

Fitness and fun can go hand in hand with the right frame of mind. We tend to think of exercise as boring. Obesity is a growing concern, especially in the United States and the European countries. It is so easy to get into a rut. Become couch potatoes...

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My Quest to Become a Loser (Weight Loss)

There is nothing fun about dieting. Some people are so fortunate to never have a weight problem. Some years back I worked with a woman who all her life could not keep the weight on. Yet she was healthy. During the entire course of the day at work,...

Squidoo Resource Guides 

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HTML Text and Image Squidoo Tips

I am constantly working on improving my lenses to make them look the best that they can be. I was a Newbie when I joined Squidoo, July 2008. I wasn't familiar with how different type of text formats worked on Squidoo. For one thing Squidoo is a ...

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HTML, CSS Backgrounds on Squidoo

I am constantly striving to beautify my lenses. Just like many Squidooers starting out, my first lenses are a little plain looking. However there have been vast improvements within Squidoo itself since I began Squidoo in July 2008. For instant, "Text...

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Lens Rank and Traffic on Squidoo

Now that I have learned how to improve on the aesthetics of my lenses, it is time to find traffic. Without the traffic to your Squidoo lens (or even website) it really doesn't matter how beautiful you make your lens. Even with the best quality...

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Squidoo Widgets, PayPal and Tools

Squidoo has some great internal widget modules. But what if you wanted to add a Playlist or a different type of Amazon module? This is where external widgets come in. Once you get the hang of it, it becomes easy.

Squidoo is a different type of Squid...

Travel Lenses 

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Wisconsin - the 30th State

Wisconsin became a state on May 29, 1848. It is part of the twelve Midwestern States. Wisconsin borders two of the five Great Lakes (Lakes Superior and Lake Michigan) and four U.S. states (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota). Wisconsin's capital...

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Big Island of Hawaii

Aloha and welcome to beautiful island of Hawaii. This is also called the Big Island. We hope you enjoyed your 11 hour flight. Before you leave, make sure you have all your belongings. Check under your seats and the overhead cabinets.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin

Here you will find that we are more than a football community. Although it might be interesting to know that we have the smallest city in the United States to host a professional sports team, the Green Bay Packers.

Green Bay has a west and an east...

CafePress and Zazzle Lenses 

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Winter T-shirts and More

Mid-western weather can be long. We have nine months of winter and three months of construction. OK, maybe a slight exaggeration!

I feel forced to stay in my house. Walks with my dog have gone from three a day to zero. He is getting fat and I am get...

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Christmas Gifts, Cafepress and More

August 2008, I discovered Then the addiction began! I opened my first shop. I had debated on if I should go with the paid or free shop. Now I am glad that I have chosen the free shops. The slang, "Build it and they will come" does not...

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Anti-Valentine's T-shirts, Gifts & More

>I entered my designs in the Anti-Valentines Design Contest. This is taken off the site. Entering your design is over, but the winner won't be determine yet.

Enter the Shopkeeper Anti-Valentine's Day Design Contest...

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CafePress Shop Pros and Cons

August 29, 2008, the addiction to having a CafePress Shop began. After reading over the two types of shops, Basic and Premium, I decided to start out with the Basic shop. Not wanting to spend any money. I will explain the difference between the two...

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Custom Keds Shoes and History

Ked shoes come in many styles.
* Lace Up
* Wedges
* Skimmers
* High Top
* Mary Jane
* Mule
* Boot
* Sandals

There are many custom shops where "you" as the shop owner get to create your own design. Zazzle is one of those shops for custom Keds shoes....

Zazzle Lenses 

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Custom Postage Stamps and History

Letters were first hand stamped or postmarked with ink. Postmarks were the invention of Henry Bishop and were at first called 'Bishop mark' after the inventor. Bishop marks were first used in 1661 at the London General Post Office. They marked the...

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Zazzle Shop Pros and Cons

Jan 2, 2009, the addiction to having a Zazzle shop began. (Any reference to starting in Dec. 2008 were incorrect.) Zazzle offers a free shop to set up. Here, I will break down the pros and cons of Zazzle with some comparison to having a CafePress...

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T-shirts on Zazzle

The American T-Shirt began during WWI when American troops noticed European soldiers wearing a comfortable and lightweight cotton undershirt during the hot and humid European summer days. Compared to the wool uniforms that the American soldiers wore,...

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Dog T-shirts on Zazzle

New on Zazzle starting this Spring of 2009 are dog t-shirts. I found this out while visiting someone's Zazzle shop. Some of the products on Cafepress like the dog t-shirt, clocks and teddy bear, I had wished they were on Zazzle. Now Zazzle finally ha...

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sandyspider's Zazzle Gallery Showcase

Living in the snow belt of Wisconsin where the weather can be harsh, can warp the mind! That is why my designs look a little twisted. I started my Zazzle site when we were having a record breaking snowfall for the winter of 2008-2009. I envisioned...

Made Giant Squid - Part 2

I made Giant Squid on Squidoo. To become a Giant Squidoo your must have 50 quality lenses. Found out on July 2. 2009. Below is a list of all most of my lenses, the way it is shown on my lensography. To see the full list go to Sandyspider on Squidoo Go there and congratulate me in the guest book. No need to be a member of Squidoo.

Holiday and Winter Lenses 

Christmas Tree History and More took 3rd place in a Squidoo lens contest.

Snowfall Records for December 2008

It is not just the United States, but all over the world, the weather has been a bit weird. There seems to be a cool down, despite the Global warming. In fact according to the Old Farmer's Almanac: Global cooling may be underway for winter 2008-2009...

Many Faces of Santa

Santa is a jolly, chubby, white bearded man in the red suit. Over the centuries, customs from different parts of the World have come together and created the Santa Claus as we know him - the ageless, timeless, deathless man who gives out gifts on...

Happy National Zucchini Day!

August 8 is National Zucchini Day or "Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbors' Porch Day." Due to overzealous planting of zucchini, citizens are asked to drop off baskets of the squash on neighbors' doorsteps. This might annoy some neighbors, but a...

Snow Shoveling Humor

December 8
6:00 PM. It started to snow. The first snow of the season and the wife and I took our cocktails and sat for hours by the window watching the huge soft flakes drift down from heaven. It looked like a Grandma Moses Print. So romantic we...

Christmas Tree History and More

This is what the modern Christmas tree looks like today. They come in all different sizes to suit the house or apartment. The Christmas tree can be fir, pine or spruce. And even an artificial one.
(Shown below) The First Christmas Trees! The last...

The SpiderWeb Lenses 

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Home Based Businesses & The SpiderWeb Marketing System

I've been involved in my home business for years.

Originally, I became involved in my home business because I was excited by the comfort of working from home I wanted to supplement my primary income I loved the idea of flexibility I desperately need...

The SpiderWeb Black Widow Venom

"Black Widow Spiders" video. Remember to come back here afterwards. Black Widow Video
When I joined The Spider Web Marketing System, there was no mention of The Black Widow Partnership Program. And even when I logged into the Spider Web, there was...

Implement the Marketing Strategies

Internet multi-level marketers, purposefully or not, side step the most efficient way to the use the internet and all that the internet offers to build business and social networks. Almost all MLM programs still rely on the old tactic of an ebook...

SpiderWeb vs. Other Systems

There are many different systems out there and the claims they make.

I've seen a lot of different schemes to make money on the Internet, and I know there are a lot out there that don't work. Personally, while investigating other systems in the indus...

Back Office Makes Things Easy

I want to tell you a little bit about an amazing tool that is put into your hands: The SpiderWeb Marketing System Back Office.

The SpiderWeb Marketing System Back Office is an extremely useful and powerful part of the most effective program in the...

MLM BBQ Nightmare!

Today I want to share with you a compelling story from Kimball Roundy, founder and inventor of The SpiderWeb Marketing System. It pretty much describes a lot of his struggles, and how he overcame them and established this awesome system. Personally,...

Dog Lenses 

History of the Border Collie

Border Collies have been well known to farmers as early as the 1700-1800s. Border Collies are the descendants of herding dogs used in many countries to help shepherds manage huge flocks of sheep and other cattle. This breed of herding dog that origin...

History of the German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is considered to be one of the newer breeds of dogs. 1891 became the start of the breed that we know today. A group of shepherding dog enthusiasts in Germany formed the Phylax Society with the intention of creating standardized...

Border Collie Would Make a Great Vice President

Ringo Timm has been picked by Buddy Boy Mertens (German Shepherd) as his Canine Party vice presidential running mate, representing the Canine National Party.
Just who is Ringo Timm?

Ringo is a 3...

German Shepherd Would Make a Great President

Buddy Boy Mertens, the presumptive Canine Party presidential nominee, has teamed up with Ringo Timm, (Border Collie) as his vice presidential running mate. Buddy and Ringo were the head of the pack at the Canine N...

Know Your German Shepherd

Is a German Shepherd right for you? How will you know unless you read the owner's manual? Too many pets are brought back to animal shelters or worse, because of inexperience owners. Not just the German Shepherd, but any pet. You need to know as much...

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Best Dog Breeds on Twitter

The American Kennel Club has compiled a list of the top 10 dogs of the year for 2008. Will this list change for 2009 and beyond? The American Kennel Club, a not-for-profit organization that maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world...

My Dog Turned 50

Buddy Boy (Buddy for short) joined our family in August 2003. Born February 2, 2002, he had come from two broken homes and was serving time on death roll at our local Humane Society when he found us. He was not a social dog with his own kind. Buddy w...

Everything Spider on Amazon 

Spider Lens 

Spider Fighting the Tradition

Spider fighting is a big sport in Japan and the Philippines.

The Kumo gassen is an annual traditional event of spider-wrestling match. This event is a long unbroken tradition for four hundred years. Most people in Kajiki rear samurai spider. All the...

Business, Marketing and Tips Lenses 

The Ultimate SuperTip Exposed

Hello, my name is Sandy. I have been in the internet marketing business in some form off and on for the last few years. But I have never really taken it seriously until this year.

I've always thought that it would be great to be my own boss and work...

Dog Gone Missed Opportunity

Do you ever have one of those 'Dog gone missed opportunities'? This is when an opportunity comes along and you totally miss it. Then afterwords, you say to yourself, "Dog gone it! I missed it!"

This happened to me and I totally missed it. I failed...

Squidoo Queen Kelly Stone

Kelly Stones Squidoo Queen Version 2.1 Rocks the Market!

Find out how one very determined affiliate cracked the code to making easy money without any investment! The guru's despise her, her members love her and now she is bringing the blueprint...

Tagfoot Lens 

The Best About Tagfoot Ever What is Tagfoot? Tagfoot is a no-nonsense social bookmarking, wishlisting, and tagging hangout where we find it, tag it, rate it, share it and talk about it. Free to join. Check it out and Join from my profile page

Education and College Lens 

See where my daughter is going to college. Learn how to get the best deals on college textbooks. Lift off with Rockets for Schools.

Rockets For Schools

On May 3-4, 1996, Rockets for School program first launched in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. 240 students participated in the first state-based Rockets for Schools program. NASA Administrator Dan Goldin addressed the students, along with astronaut Mark Lee....

College and High Priced Textbooks

Our daughter is a Junior in College this year. She is going to a public university or state university (which ever way you want to say it). There is no way that we can afford a private college. Tuition this year for the Fall Semester went up another...

eBay Lens 

eBay History Facts, Selling Weird and Bizarre

It was September 4, 1995 in San Jose, California, when a computer programmer Pierre Omidyar put up "AuctionWeb" as part of a website for his online consulting firm Echo Bay Technology Group. Omidyar tried to register the domain name, but...

Eat Food and Watch TV Lenses 

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup has long been known as one of the best healthy comfort foods. When we think of chicken noodle soup, we feel emotionally secure. It is what our mother had given us when we were sick with a cold. Or even with the flu. I remember my...

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Life on Mars TV Show

It is March 18, 2009. I just got done watching one of my favorite TV shows, "Life on Mars". At the end of the program it was announced that the final series episode will be on April 1, 2009. How fitting is that. Where have I been? I didn't even know...

BBQ Recipes for Your Grill

Summertime is the time for picnics and just cooking out in the backyard. Many people will grill hot dogs, hamburgers, brats, chicken, pork chops, steak,and fish.

Today, I will share with you a couple of barbecue recipes that are easy to make and so...

Pop Culture Lens 

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Pop Art History

Pop art is an art that has regained popularity. The history of pop art emerged in the mid 1950s in Britain and in the 1960s in the United States. Now in the 2000s, pop art has regained popularity.

Pop art is about techniques of commercial art it...

Authors and Books Lenses 

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My Top 10 Robin Cook Books

Medicine and science fiction has always been a fascination to me.

I have an interest in the human body and how it works, especially the brain. The brain is the most complex organ in our body. It is the commander of how the rest of the organs...

My Top 10 Stephen King Books

Stephen King is one of my favorite authors. The first book of his that I read was "Carrie." Not the newer version, but his first published novel in 1974. Money was tight and and he had almost given up. Since then he has written more than 50 books. Ma...

Robin Cook's Coma (1977)

The story line is about patients who check into Boston Memorial Hospital for routine operations and not checking out. Instead they are hanging in a room, in a coma like state. Never to wake up again.

Coma takes place in the mid 1970's. Dr. Susan Whe...

Family and About Me Lens 

In Case of Fire What Would We Save?

For the Rocket Moms Advanced Friday Lens Challenge #2, we are to write about what we would take with us if our house would burn down.

Of course there is the obvious choice that we must go beyond: The Computer, family and pets, money and valuables...

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