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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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06
Jun

Don’t give me words

Just show me! “I can’t understand this,” she cried. “The letters are jumbled and they make no sense. I give up.” How many of us have…

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15
Apr

Party of one

Honour yourself There is something inherently kind about taking oneself on a dinner date. It was a gracious patron of the bistro where I worked in…

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22
Feb

You’re Not Listening

I can't hear. Listen up. Watch this. Pay attention RIGHT NOW! It’s hard to discern meaning in a cacophony of noise. Maybe it’s the imperative for…

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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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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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20
Jan

Great Honk

What the F? When the ubiquitous F-Bomb drove my friend Sue to distraction, she invented “Great Honk” as a diversionary tactic. Now and again, a robust…

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06
Dec

Do Something Today Outside Your Comfort Zone

I did. I got up. New challenges ensure we keep growing, and for the most part that’s a good thing. But some days I just need…

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29
Apr

Rotate the Inventory

Why bother? Good grocers know the importance of inventory management to ensure their stock is always current. Periodically, it pays to check the veracity of our…

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