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Tough Love: Easier Said Than Done

Some things are easier said than done, most of them have to do with kicking a bad habit, such as swearing, overeating, smoking or enabling. Yes enabling – contributing continuously to an unhealthy/dysfunctional situation in the name of love, religion, support, family secrecy, and so on. Guilty as charged for enabling, that is. Never have I…
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Reading Leads To Bigger Ponds

Even if I can’t remember the first book I read fully, I have enjoyed reading ever since I can remember.  There is something about entering another space, if you will, and imagining, if only for the duration of a novel, for example, what it’s like to be in another person or persons shoes. Granted some…
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In Oz After Being in Hometown Parade

  After a three-week absence from home and work, I feel a bit like I am in Oz, but am hoping that I will find my way, perhaps more expediently than Dorothy did in the Wizard of Oz. Lots of work overdo, including reporting the fantastic news that one of my short stories, The Coloured…
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When The Situation is Not Crystal Clear

Facing a difficult conversation can be difficult enough as it is. So what about when the situation is not crystal clear? Not that’s a hard call, too. That’s why in my July Huffington Post blog, I look at how to make a difficult conversation, perhaps a little bit easier. Fair enough – not as clear…
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Time to Shed Good Food’s Bad Rap

For as long as I can remember good food has had a bad rap. And I don’t mean food that tastes good but food that is good for us and likely tastes good, too. If you ask me, it is time for a change. In this month’s Huffington Post blog, I have a look into…
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Before and After Running School – See it!

What a week! The sun is shining, the river is beaming and I am glistening. And with good reason – I have hit some milestones in decorating, writing and running. Not to worry I won’t go on about the decorating except to say it is all coming together–tables, chairs, window treatments and so on. As…
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