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Category Archives: Success

Focus

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Having read Sandra’s great perspective on an important piece of the healthy living puzzle, I’m reminded of a quote from the oldest signer of the U.S. Constitution, Benjamin Franklin: “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Knowing … Continue reading

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Planning

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We all joined TOPS to lose weight. You may have done this immediately, or you might still be waiting for something to happen. TOPS can give you many ideas for losing, but you’re the one who needs to make a … Continue reading

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Keeping An Open Mind

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I got so much “food for thought” from the listening message Margie shared last week, and while I was chewing on and digesting it, a related thought was triggered. A tiny voice inside my head was saying, “Don’t shoot the … 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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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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