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Surprised by a Diary

September 15, 2017
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A recent fall nesting impulse found me mining beef stew recipes and sifting through an old Victorian secretary that sat in my living room. The secretary, chock-full of my mother’s personal correspondence, had stood undisturbed…

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Create Your Heartfelt Plan B

September 5, 2017
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Sometimes you need help in finding your path to happiness, and so we are thrilled that Mary Farr, Author of If I Could Mend Your Heart, is sharing her ten-point guide to heartfelt success with…

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Noodling a New Book Marketing Plan

August 27, 2017
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It’s time for me to face the facts. Instead of aging with grace and panache as I had planned, I seem to be simply disappearing. Invisible. Out of site. Past tense. Not that anyone would…

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The Perils of Canine Agility Training

March 26, 2017
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  This week my friend Stephanie sent me a video of Olly, a Jack Russell terrier who recently became an instant celebrity after face planting at the Crufts 2017 Agility Trials. An incident that many…

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Five Steps to Operating a Drone

September 15, 2016
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My friend Nettie got a drone for her birthday. Unlike those high-tech models capable of photographing the origin of black holes, this one looked like something my brother once built in shop class. It did,…

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Night of the Wild Ones

June 1, 2016
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I’ve been gardening a lot this spring. In fact, Memorial Day marked my planting finale and official launch of hand-to-hand combat with local squirrels. This is not a new development. For years, I’ve planted begonias…

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How to Put the Fun Back into Friendships

May 9, 2016
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You could call it spring fever, or just a perfect season to climb on a horse and head for the Western Wisconsin hills. My friend Nettie and I recently enjoyed a springtime jaunt on our…

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Irish Pooka Fairy Strikes Again

March 16, 2016
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Last night my daughter and I were walking to our car after a St. Paddy’s Day cooking demonstration. A scrumptious dinner of corned beef, colcannon, and chocolate orange Guinness cake topped off the evening of…

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Choosing a Path to Heartfelt Success

March 9, 2016
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Success appears in countless shapes and forms. Achievements, acquisitions, accolades, awards—and those tap only the letter A. Yet when we consider success as it relates to building a new life plan, it’s more rewarding to…

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Time for a Politically Incorrect SWOT Analysis

March 4, 2016
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One glance at a recent New York Times article—G.O.P Race Grows Cruder and More Aggressive—set me to thinking. I wonder how much cruder and more aggressive things need to get before the wheels fall off…

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