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Books Everyone Should Read

So. . . is there a difference between recommending books that I think everyone should read and my favorite books?  I would say yes.  There are books that I think have tremendous value to shape our lives and influence our thoughts, but they are not necessarily favorites of mine.  Many of these are favorites, but some are […]

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Projects To Finish This Month

Making a to do list is a great way to prioritize my time.  Unfortunately, the list of what I want to get done this month is – I suspect – longer than the time actually available to get it all done.  That’s so not a surprise, but still frustrating to me.  Some of it just information […]

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Today Is Brought To Me By

Today is brought to me by: The men and women of the labor force, who work hard to make a living and support their families (today is Labor Day, a holiday in the United States). My parents and grandparents, without whom I would not be here.  While I didn’t agree with everything, they all influenced me […]

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Travel Theme: Horizon

I don’t know what it is about new horizons that thrills me so much.  It’s the excitement of something new, whether learning or seeing or just an experience of some sort. Wikipedia defines horizon as: The horizon (or skyline) is the apparent line that separates earth from sky, the line that divides all visible directions […]

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Words of Encouragement for 2014

Holley Gerth, author of “You’re Made For a God Sized Dream” has a 2014 Encouragement Challenge going on. For the first week, she’s thrown out the question: What encouraging words do you want the people you care about to hear as they begin a new year? You know what I want to remind each and […]

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Hydrangeas in Bloom

. With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? ― Oscar Wilde And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time.  That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking […]

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