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Back to Basics: Blue Jeans and Knitting Patterns

December 23, 2016

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For the past six years, I have been plagued with the issue of trying to replace much loved blue jeans. Shopping for denim garments is a challenge because of the physical changes that the fabric often provides. Upon the suggestion of my mother-in-law, I changed to a different style, cut, and brand. That change is […]

Hoppy Is as Hoppy Does

December 18, 2016

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Ever have your dominoes fall into line perfectly? Or have you received something unexpectedly wonderful? This month had a couple of downs, but this week a couple of ups literally threw us “into the black” ink of life. Because of the good news, I had wanted to delay writing my post which now is being […]

My 3 Words for 2017

December 9, 2016

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If there is one habit I picked up and still follow, it is selecting “My three words” to guide me through the upcoming year. This tradition of sorts began with Chris Brogan of Owner Media, whom I met at Boston’s Podcamp in 2009 thanks to Guido Stein. The purpose of this philosophical exercise is to […]

Fixating on Improvement

December 2, 2016

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People often try to better their lives at least once. For some like me, obtaining near perfection (because reaching that goal is truly unrealistic) is an obsession that rears its ugly head in various forms. The induced stress can make or break our minds. If we can direct the stress to positive channels, great! But […]