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5 Warning Signs That I Should Avoid a Barista Career

I almost did it again … pour ground coffee into the brew basket without a filter. If there is anyone out there who never messed up using today’s convenient, fool-proof coffee makers, you deserve a medal. I’ve realized I need … Continue reading

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The Gift of Presence

One fall weekend our family visited Bosque del Apache wild bird refuge near Soccoro, New Mexico, to watch Sandhill cranes, Canadian geese and wild ducks launch off the winter migration refuge ponds at sunrise, honking as they headed out for … Continue reading

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Wag More, Bark Less

I saw “Wag More, Bark Less” again on a bumper sticker yesterday. That slogan always brings chuckles. What a great reminder! How many times do we enthusiastically nod our head at a catchy phrase, and then move on without applying … Continue reading

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Say Yes! to Life

I’m increasingly determined to say Yes! to life on a higher level. I feel an inner push to express more freely, don’t you? If we hold back, we choke off life-energy. When is the last time you indulged in enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Tildy’s Musings: We meet Tildy.

Tildy McWallen ran her life the way she ran her mouth – full speed ahead. It isn’t that she wanted to; it just sorta worked out that way. Her Momma reminded her constantly. Don’t. That’s all she said. Just Don’t. … Continue reading

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Self-talk rules my day

Do you ever listen to your Self-Talk? You know, that pesky thinking machine that churns repetitive thoughts around in circles. If you’ve learned to maintain positive self-talk, congratulations! Many people are stuck on the track of “I’m not good enough.”  … Continue reading

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Why it takes so long to get things done

Some days, no matter how ambitious I feel, it takes me foreeeeeever to get things done. On a recent Saturday morning, I made two salads and one dessert for an evening dinner with guests. I’ve made these recipes for years, … Continue reading

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You Gotta Act Differently to Get New Results

It is easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking than it is to think yourself into a new way of acting. – Millard Fuller (Founder of Habitat for Humanity) Wow – This really works! When I am … Continue reading

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Hooray! It’s Monday!

It’s Monday morning and it suddenly occurred to me that if I seriously want to think out of my box, I’ll begin looking forward to Mondays. Yeah, I know. It’s radical. There may be something amiss with believing this can … Continue reading

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Help! My Day Has Been Hacked!

Today is “one of those days”. It started off innocently enough. I got up on time, ran through my usual morning routine. So far so good. Then my granddaughter arrived to spend the day, with a hip out of place, … Continue reading

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