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The signs say…

This morning as I was walking in to work, I saw a new downtown billboard: I chuckled out loud at the sentiment, then saw a website beneath the bold message: Intrigued by the cheekiness of the ad, when I got … Continue reading

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A child’s perspective

Every Friday morning I volunteer at a local elementary school, teaching a lesson to 25 students in a second grade classroom.  This morning their very brave teacher and I led the two dozen eight-year-olds in a painting project.  The kids … Continue reading

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Error alert

This week my sweetie and I are having some painting done in a few rooms in our house (specifically, our bedroom and my study); as a result, nearly every room on our main level is in a state of substantial … Continue reading

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Relief in renunciation

I read a magazine article today about how to prevent a “money disaster” – i.e., how to keep track of valuables and their worth for the purposes of filing a claim with an insurance company, should a real disaster (flood, … Continue reading

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Two little (and one big) teacher(s)

[Warning: This is a semi-long blog post. You may want to grab a cup of coffee, a mug of cider, or some other tasty beverage before hunkering down to read this bad boy. 😉 {Pause; wait for people to get … Continue reading

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What she can do

A few weeks ago my yoga teacher had surgery – a total shoulder replacement.  She’s in her early-70s or so (I’m guessing; she’s never publicly shared her age, but she’s retired, and has downsized into an apartment for ‘ease of … Continue reading

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Second chances

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that the day was a semi-frustrating one for me.  The quick back-story is that I attended an adult education/continuing education class at my alma mater, and the experience wasn’t very good.  I’m going to skip … Continue reading

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