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Keeping Count

“It’s all about me. This is what I want.” “He never empties the trash, and it’s his job.” “Why do I have to write all the Christmas cards every year? It’s his friends, too.” “This is the third time I’ve … Continue reading

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Exercise — And My Love-Hate Relationship with It!

I’m not a big fan of exercise. I hate to sweat and I’m not athletic. I don’t consider myself particularly coordinated and I definitely lack rhythm. I tried ZUMBA classes a couple of times, but of the hundred or so … Continue reading

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Beauty, Beauty Everywhere

How do we define beauty? I once attended a grad school party with students, professors and families. One of my professors introduced me to his wife, a lovely and gracious lady. A few minutes later, as she chatted with other … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Happy Little Tuesday!

I’ve been reading a book called “The Happiness Project” which documents author Gretchen Rubin‘s yearlong experiment in learning to add more happiness into her life. She began by reading everything she could find on the topic, and then condensed her knowledge … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Salt Shaker

Today, I discovered that one of my treasured wedding gifts is damaged. It is a modest saltshaker, glass with a plastic top. Some pieces of the top have chipped out so that it now delivers a stream of salt rather … Continue reading

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