Tag Archives: clever

Beyond 101: Visit the Art Shanty Projects

I live in a state where winter can occupy the climate for six months of the year – literally.  (I.e., November through April – or longer.)  Fortunately, I also live in a state populated by hearty and determined folk of … Continue reading

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People, be cool.

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit my parents at their soon-to-be-full-time retirement house.  (My mom is living there half-time; my dad hopes to join her in the next 6-8 months or so, at which point they will … Continue reading

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Beyond 101: Fund a Kickstarter project

Entrepreneurs make me smile.  I love people who feel passionately enough about something that they are compelled to take action towards it, and I love the combined sense of purpose + determination + delight that successful entrepreneurs are almost required … Continue reading

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The cutest hack of them all

About six months ago I started a blog where I document three different things that brought some humor, joy, or delight to my life for that day.  Today one of the items that made me smile was an online post … Continue reading

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#37: Visit the Minnesota History Center (a Minnesota Historic Site)

Waking on a Saturday morning and finding no appointments on my calendar or “critical” tasks to complete, I decided to take advantage of the gift of time and experience a 101 list item. The Minnesota History Center was displaying an … Continue reading

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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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Worth more than 1000 words

My friend J send me a message last week with a photo attached.  The note read, “One for the smile book;” here is the accompanying image: I grinned slightly when I saw the car’s reflection; but smiled broadly to receive … Continue reading

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