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Responsibility: An Unlikely Joy

Household chores were a regular part of childhood in my family, and when done right, a small allowance was our reward. Our house was built for a young bride by her new husband in the 1920’s and still had beautiful wood floors 50 years later when we made it our ...

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New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work!

I am not trying to be the bearer of bad news, only the bearer of the truth. The truth is, New Year’s resolutions do not work. They don’t work because often we don’t work them. We like the idea of saying we’re going to do something, because it sounds good. But ...

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Do you want to be a Billionaire?

 Do you want to be a Billionaire? It seems that lately my appetite for more is in one word: insatiable. We compare what we have with what others have, and find ourselves lacking.  It is on every channel, and in every store.  We live in the most affluent country on the planet, ...

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How Far Should You Pursue the American Dream?

May I ask you a question? Is it ever okay to quit?  To let a dream die … just because you don’t want it anymore? A dream that was 30 years in the making? Is it alright to shut the door on a lifetime of perfecting your craft?   Can you walk away from ...

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Work/Life Balance: Putting It into Perspective

“Tired Little Woman In Search of Work/Life Balance: Seeking Calm in the Midst of a Storm.” That line could very well be the intro of a personal ad written from my weary little soul to “the balanced, carefree life” I long to live. As a mother of two with a ...

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