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Beyond 101: Attend the World Series of Poker

Yesterday my sweetie helped me complete #53 on my 101 list (to see a Las Vegas show). Since we spent the bulk of that day doing things on my agenda, I wanted to give my sweetie the opportunity to direct … Continue reading

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Beyond 101: Participate in World Book Night

What Is It? World Book Night (WBN) is a world-wide effort to get books into the hands of adult light- and non-readers. It is held annually on April 23 – Shakespeare’s birthday. Volunteers register to receive 20 copies of a … 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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#12: Try letterboxing

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that volunteering is an important part of my life.  From 2010-2012 I spent Friday mornings in a second grade classroom where I tutored individual students for 90 minutes, … Continue reading

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Day in the life

I was all set to attend a meditation retreat today, yet as I drove to the center where the session was to occur, I encountered road construction.  The freeway that was supposed to take me to my desired location was … Continue reading

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#32: Complete a ‘thing to do’ that someone else suggests

Two weeks ago I was chatting with one of my co-workers, and asked him about his plans for the upcoming holiday weekend.  He said something about bouncing, and I looked at him quizzically.  “What about bouncing?” I asked.  “Are you … 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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