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Keep Going

I had a goal of posting every single day this year, but then Thursday happened. I was on the phone until 9:00 pm sorting out some work stuff and I …

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A Year of Buying Nothing

A few of my girlfriends and I have committed to a year of buying nothing except for the essentials this year. The essentials are defined as things that are necessary …

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Maybe It’s You

Someday, I’d like to break my addiction to self-help books, but that day is not today. I’ll give up my astrology and palmistry books before that ever happens! Yeah, I’m …

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Snowmageddon 2020

It’s that time of year. The annual clearing of the grocery shelves – aka Snowmageddon, aka Snowpocalypse, aka time to shut down the city. It seems like it’s becoming an …

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Sunday Round-up
Sunday Round-Up, #20-02

Do you read the newspaper every day? No, me neither. I do read headlines on the daily so I can get a sense of what’s going on in the world, …

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Letters to Strangers

This afternoon I spent some time with old friends and new at Sisters Deli, writing letters to folks in Wisconsin encouraging them to vote. It would be a joy if …

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Books
The Book I Gift Out the Most

The book that I gift the most is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. The first time I read the book, it changed my life. It was immediate – I read …

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To Write or Not to Write

Hooboy, it’s been a long day. I’ve walked over 5 miles in high heels going from meeting to meeting downtown and I’m beat. Since I am not drinking for at …

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Funny vs. Joy

Did you watch the Golden Globes on Sunday? No? Yeah, me neither. I haven’t had cable in like a decade or so. Just like those old cell phones for children, …

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This Blog Is Not About That

It’s been seven days and this is the seventh post. What does it all mean? Nothing. There are no resolutions around it. No declarations. I’m not committing to anything or …

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Back to School

Over the past few years, I’ve taken a lot of online classes – ones for coding websites, ones for business development, ones for marketing and personal development, classes for screenwriting, …

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Tempting Fate

Just as soon as I tout my don’t get sick protocol, I am now full-on sick with a cold. Did I tempt fate or is it something else? I’ve been …

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