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Listening

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When Barb asked me to share my thoughts on listening, I said, “What?” We all know how important it is to really listen when people speak. We need to give them our full attention and not be thinking about our … Continue reading

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Together We Can

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A brand new year is here! How exciting it is to have so many presents! I started with 365 and have had the joy of opening three of them so far — several opportunities for learning, growth, accomplishment and success! … Continue reading

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Time

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It’s been wonderful to share some of my favorite music, as well as a few thoughts to consider as we’ve navigated the ups and downs of 2021. You’ve helped me make it through all the obstacles by traveling beside me, … Continue reading

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Making Room for the Positive

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Sometimes I need to shut down my computer for a bit, just to clear out the clutter from past tasks and make space for new input. The circuits become overloaded with information that has to be removed in order to … Continue reading

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Respect

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In the movie, “RESPECT,” recently made about Aretha Franklin’s life, Jennifer Hudson channels Aretha’s incredible talent. At the time of that song’s release, it was a powerful statement that everyone is entitled to be treated with respect. And in her … Continue reading

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Billy Joel: “Piano Man”

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As some of you may have heard me mention on other occasions, I learned to play the piano as a youngster on an old upright that still sits in my home and brings me joy. A few days ago, I … Continue reading

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Congeniality

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Back when the new millennium dawned, a movie debuted titled “Miss Congeniality.” It was a box office success, grossing over $200 million. (A sequel followed shortly after.) Two decades later, some of the problems the film highlighted still exist, but … Continue reading

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