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07
Jul

It’s Too Big

I can’t make it to book club this month, she said sounding frazzled. I’m slammed up against a deadline yet again. Why do I sign up…

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24
Mar

I didn’t see this coming

C'est la vie ma chérie. There is an elderly woman in my French Conversation class. I enjoy partnering with Marie because she has lived most of…

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27
Jan

If you get it wrong

You’ll get it right next time* Those who tangle with the enigma of creativity in any discipline, know all about getting things wrong. It’s how they…

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13
Jan

Resolve to Evolve

In your own good time. I enjoyed making resolutions. My list of lofty goals to create a brand new me was primed and ready for the…

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02
Dec

I Can Fix This Myself

How’s that working for you? What would we do without those who have a knack, not to mention tool kits stocked full of hard-earned skills, for…

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03
Feb

Don’t try drowning your sorrows

They know how to swim Toss back a glass or a bottle (whatever it takes) and watch troubles sink deep down into the brink. Out of…

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28
Oct

Get a Second Opinion

Anyone’s but your own. My friend Maude finally agreed to see her doctor after months of ignoring the symptoms. She asked me to come along for…

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04
Nov

Go Out on a Limb

But stay tethered to the trunk.  Some decisions are simple, others complex. Yes or no, which way do I go? Line up the hazards so I…

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06
Apr

Outraged

Perhaps it’s an inside job. I’m not going to stand for this. There’s nothing like a bout of righteous indignation to fire up the inner warrior.…

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15
Jun

Land the Plane

Where the heck is the runway? I am prone to flying in circles when I’m up against a big decision. My internal debating society revs up…

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