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My NYR List For A Better 2016!

Is it possible you can make 2016 a better year by creating a list of New Year’s Resolutions?   I don’t know, but I’m gonna try. Whether you see it as motivation, inspiration, or an exercise in futility—The New Year’s Resolutions List has made its annual appearance here there and everywhere.  That’s a Beatles reference…

It’s Raining Cats And Dogs

Unlikely Pairs Part #2 It’s now a rainy evening and while curled on the sofa I’m exploring tumblr to see what’s new. I just found this and thought it was a nice sequel to this morning’s post. http://input-image.tumblr.com/post/110399356631/gifsboom-cat-gets-comfortable-on-a-husky Do you have a tumblr blog?   I fill mine with all the images and quotes I…

Organization Tips From A Genius

   How do you handle paper clutter???   Before I went to Africa I stuck a big pile of papers in the super-deep bottom drawer of my desk.  Now 3 months later I’m looking through those papers and they still defy organization.  I suppose I could get 127 manilla folders and put 1 sheet in…

Are You In Over Your Head? Really?

When we panic we stop thinking logically and our Lizard brain takes over. This is beautiful Hanauma Bay in Honoluhu.  On a trip to Hawaii we went to snorkel in the clear water and look at the fishes and basically get our knees and shins scraped up on the coral as we bobbed in the…

Kindergarten, A Very Good Year

How clearly do you remember your first year of school? Kindergarten was a great experience for me. My world expanded! I discovered new playmates and a new experiences at Meadow Lane Elementary School 😉 My sister and I walked to school through a cow field on an elevated wooden walkway built for that very purpose.…

Eureka! I Just Discovered More WordPress Gold

I’m a native Californian. A proud in inhabitant of The Golden State, where gold was discovered in 1848. Looking for gold is in our collective consciousness here in CA. I think it begins in 4th grade when they take us into the schoolyard and soak us down with all things California. Mountains and Missions Valleys…

Missing Kate, A Story of Blogosphere Friendship

I didn’t know, not until today, that I felt so close to someone I’d never even met. I didn’t know it until I saw the actual words declaring that her blog had been DELETED. Gone. Poof! Mine was a physical response, like someone hitting me hard in the stomach and knocking all the breath from…

Celebrating Fresh Paint, The Death of Mold, & Grammar Bloopers

The mold is dead, the plastic containment tarps have come down, and the painters have finally packed up their demon possessed air compressor and left me some peace and quiet for blogging! I wrote something yesterday that didn’t strike the right chord with a fellow blogger. My bad. But it reminded me how easy it…

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