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Blast The Block!

Do you fear the horror of a blank page staring up at you … the dreaded WRITER’S BLOCK?? Fear not – for here are some great ways to get that pen (or keyboard) moving again. Checklists Some people are born to check things off and feel a huge sense of accomplishment simply by marking something …

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Travel? Or Not??

Everyone is talking about travel these days – is it safe? Should you wear a mask? Should you postpone? I was reading an article about which are the safest seats on the plane regarding infections. A test was conducted to see which passengers on a plane were most likely to get sick if an infected …

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Daily Rituals

At my weekly networking breakfast we each have the opportunity to speak about what our companies do. However, since I have been meeting with this group for about two years I thought today I would speak about “how I do” instead. I shared one of my favorite business books, The Compound Effect, by Darren Hardy. …

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Just Do It!

Many people think that I travel a lot, and goodness knows I love trying to live up to that reputation! But I’ve got nothing on my own kids. Last week my barely-16-year-old flew to London to visit his sister away at school, and since she had classes one day, he took himself on a tour …

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100 Years Old!

Over the weekend we celebrated my mother-in-law’s 100th birthday. Can you imagine . . . 100 years old! We were fortunate that her 3 children, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren were all there, with 2 of the grandchildren Facetiming in from London to join the party. How different is the world from 100 years ago? …

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Take On Me!

Keeping with our theme of 80’s hit songs let’s talk about Aha, the Norwegian one-hit-wonder that exploded on the scene in 1985. The video is still timeless. It used a technique called Rotoscoping that combined live action with animation. The technology seemed to seamlessly blend the live action in a comic book environment making it …

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History At The Oscars!

At last night’s Academy Awards, history was made—twice! First, it was the first time a non-English film was awarded the coveted “Best Picture” award. “Parasite” from South Korea is NOT about bugs (in case that’s what you were thinking), it DOES have English subtitles (so no worries there!), and while I haven’t seen it myself, …

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