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Friday, July 02, 2010      11 comments

Sometimes, I am all for censorship. Not the kind where you're burning books because you disagree with the doctrine, but the kind where the description is superfluous to the story. Last night I was working and a patron told one of my staff that "... Read more

Never Say Never

Thursday, July 01, 2010      8 comments

One of my very best attributes is that I rarely give up on people. OK, sometimes this does not always work out the way I plan, but on a day like today, when a kid I have nurtured and mentored and tried really hard to help, shows me that he is li... Read more

Pretty Woman

Thursday, July 01, 2010      7 comments

Remember that movie with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere? One of my favorite lines from the movie is when she defiantly tells him, " I say who, I say where, I say how much." Ok, well, I am taking that same tact for myself. I get to make the decis... Read more

Cave Dweller

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      5 comments

I am not my spark best today, not by a long shot. I walked a smidge and have little excuse for not doing more. It is the perfect day outside!!! I have been hiding in my cave for the better part of the day. My office is tucked away under a s... Read more

54 Weeks

Monday, June 28, 2010      10 comments

In 54 weeks, I'll be climbing on the back of my hubby's Harley, going to Bike Week in Gettysburg, PA. This is one of those dreams that he's had. This gives me time to work on my plan of action and get to a place where I feel comfortable on the b... Read more

I'm from NJ

Friday, June 25, 2010      9 comments

Started talking to a colleague today that I have seen in passing many times. She wanted to know where I was from since she thinks I am very friendly. She couldn't believe that I am from the beautiful garden state (that's right bucko, NJ) since w... Read more

Out of the Blue

Thursday, June 24, 2010      8 comments

I got an email yesterday that blew my mind. Twenty years ago, I worked for a company that I loved dearly. My job included answering phones to perform a very mundane task from a centralized location. It meant I talked to the same people from 350 ... Read more

What Should I Eat?

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      7 comments

I have dieted my way through life with the best of them. I remember being on WW as a young teen and several times since. On LA something, OA, Stop the Insanity, Richard Simmons, cabbage soup, fenfen, and I am trying the Belly Fat Cure right now,... Read more

First Day of Summer, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010      11 comments

The client told me that if I could not find parking out in front of their building, that there was also some spots in the back. I told her not to worry, that I would be walking. It is hot out there. The sun is shining. It's the first day of summ... Read more

Things My Dad Taught Me

Sunday, June 20, 2010      9 comments

Most things I know about my Dad aren't because he told me. I saw them. I learned. My dad is not demonstrative, but he is a do-er. I have always said that. Nothing is more important that your integrity and character. Your word is all you hav... Read more

The Power of a Compliment

Friday, June 18, 2010      12 comments

There are few things I love more in the world than Fridays. Woo hoo! TGIF! It puts me into an automatic good mood. (even when I have to work on Saturdays - like next week...I still feel pumped and alive. I stopped at a local coffee place... Read more

S is for Stepping Out

Saturday, June 12, 2010      14 comments

Silly, super, strong --- the three positive things are coming easier these days. I DID step out of my comfort zone last night and went to a local event by myself. The person who invited me practically did cartwheels when she saw me. It was ... Read more

Calm, cool and collected (not so much)

Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

HAPPY FRIDAY! Three things I love about myself: 1. Courageous, crafty, compassionate Truth be told, I'm not as compassionate as many others in my family or friends. I see a difference (and it's pronounced in me) between being compass... Read more

Brought to you by ...the Letter F

Thursday, June 10, 2010      12 comments

When I was little, I thought "brought to you by" (as announced on tv) was one word. I used to wonder how you spelled it. Ironic, as I am actually a very good speller. :) Three things about me: I'm friendly, funny, fair. I love that whe... Read more

Making Strides

Tuesday, June 08, 2010      12 comments

Yesterday's goals were all met. Woo hoo! Today's short list: 1. Walk 8500 steps 2. Make dinner for tomorrow so it's ready when I get home. 3. Three positive things about me: good problem solver, daring, great memory I a... Read more

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