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My Tampa house is covered up in boxes, bubble-wrap and stuff and the pile of empty boxes in the garage is getting smaller by the day.Today, I had coffee with a friend I’m going to miss terribly and an early dinner with a dear old friend who offered sage advice. Newer and old friends. How interesting . . .
So many people in need, especially this holiday season...and I know so many of you are already helping. But here's another. A writer friend of a friend is losing her home and must move from Southern California to a cold and wintry East Coast climate. She has very little clothing suitable for cold, . . .
I was trying not to be maudlin so I haven't mentioned this. School is over. Portion of an email from one of my students: Thank you for the class. Even though there were a couple times that i didnt get what i was doing and got pissed off. it was a fun class. Let us know how the wedding pans . . .
I've been thinking about Diana's observations about corporate America in her blog a few days ago. (Corporate "America" is kind of misnomer these days, though.)When I became a consultant I swore I wouldn't go back into corporate America, and I haven't. Although if I needed an income and an . . .
My brother sent me this a while back. I think it's pretty profund in its own way and I think about it a lot.All we can do is try 2 make the best decisions we can and find some happiness. . . .
These last few years have been a real adventure...especially as I discover the dirty little secrets of aging that apparently are kept from the young. I think it's my duty to reveal them, just so you young 'uns can be prepared.Who knew that if you walked 10 miles in Vienna (Austria, not Georgia) . . .
I was looking for some writing today and ran across this, below, which I didn't write. But I like it. And I believe it. Life is too short to wake up with regrets.So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don't.Believe everything happens for a reason.If you get a chance, take . . .
Remember way back when, some psychologist developed a Life Change Scale, assigning a value to every big thing that could happen in your life? The idea was to calculate the cumulative value of the life events you're facing, and then adjust your behavior to accommodate them. The list appears below. . . .
Doing the right thing.Sometimes you just don’t want to.Sometimes you’re afraid to.Sometimes you just can’t.Sometimes it drives you crazy if you don't.Fantasy.It has its place.But by definition, it isn’t reality.In Love.The topic came up on my first date with DH2B. Sitting with him over lunch at . . .