Respecting Boundaries – Let’s Not Get So Familiar So Fast

The Internet is a wondrous place, especially for those of us who grew up long before it was even thought of, let alone something...

Changing The Narrative – Girls Scouts of America

Bad news sells and good news doesn’t? Let’s change that! Quick! Raise your hand if you’ve never heard of Girl Scouts! I’m looking all around and...

Families – Have You Faced Something Like This?

Modern-day life can be complicated, with many families having more than one mom or dad, step cousins/step siblings – either through marriage/divorce/ death or...

Bob

Years ago, a wonderful man gave me a priceless gift, but one that took me years to recognize and use. He was easily the friendliest...

Changing The Narrative – Finding Positive Stories In A Negative World

Bad news sells and good news doesn’t? Let’s change that! In the past year or more, it seems as though the U.S. press has been...

Every Day Should Be Gratiday!

Yes, of course I made the word up! But it occurred to me over the past week that we really need to be grateful...

Get Smart

A few days ago, I remarked in an LinkedIn group I belong to that I needed some help understanding how to send Neil Hughes...

This Spunky Old Boomer Broad Is Hanging On By Her Fingernails

A few months ago, I wrote about labeling people and then seeing them more narrowly — read it here — and it got a...

The Power Of Talking With Others

Have you ever noticed how focused we can be on a “problem” and the single solution that has occurred to us? I’m getting my 6′-high...

Are Your Language Choices Making You Crazy?

I just heard myself say again, “Come on, you piece of **** stupid machine. Move faster! I don’t have all day. Grrrrrrrrrr.” Guess what? The...
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