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Is patience a virtue?

I never used to be known for being patient. I was impulsive and always demanded immediate results. I would react to emotionally charged situations, thinking my gut response was about being honest, not considering the consequences. Then I got married and then my Dad died and something about those two life events had an affect […]

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Is handwriting a valuable skill, a lost art, or a pointless task?

When was the last time you wrote a letter? It was probably a birthday card or, if you’re like me, a thank-you note (Actually, the last hand-written note I wrote was to my husband James; before I left town for four days I left it on his pillow). But what’s the point of handwriting? Nearly […]

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Can you stay focused for 28-days?

I’m doing a 28-day challenge. Every month. Until the end of time. Well, until I run out of ideas, or lose interest, or find something I want to spend more than 28-day on (unlikely, but it could happen). Every month I’ll start something new – it could be a task, a project, a skill, or […]

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My Friday the 13th Port Dover Experience

Below is a slideshow of my photos from my first Friday the 13th Port Dover experience. As with any festival, the best part is always the awesome people you meet. Like the 9-yo girl riding her motorcycle. Or the 70-yo man riding in a thong (sorry, no photos. I was too shocked to think about […]

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The shocking truth about learning from your mistakes.

After the first time I ever went camping I swore I would never do it again. Camping Trip #1   There’s a group of us going for two nights and one carload of people drive up earlier in the day to set up. By the time the car I’m in arrives, everything is done so […]

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Is Fight Club really that brilliant of a movie?

I’m totally breaking the first two rules of Fight Club with this post. And if you don’t get that then you need to stop reading. Seriously, you are probably too young to be reading this. Just close the browser and walk away. Okay…but that’s three times I warned you. I saw Fight Club for the […]

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