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Guess what? We won!

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
I am sure there are many people like me, people who enter contests, never expecting to get a phone call or an email telling them they won. But it happened to me……. I…

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Something to Ponder

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Originally posted on fourth generation farmgirl:
Before Christmas, I read an article along the lines of self-empowerment and jotted down some highlights that made an impression.  I know I’ve heard much of this advice at one time or another, but…

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I am, but I’m not

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Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
It’s nice when you can get them, meals that is. I am only part Hobbit I suspect, the part that likes second breakfasts. When you get up early like I tend to do,…

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Morning Ride

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Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
I lay in bed the other morning, my mind racing. It was drafting emails I would not sent, letters to the newspaper editor that I wanted to send but denied myself the satisfaction.…

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New York City’s First Cat Café: Meow Parlour

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Originally posted on almostfreeNYC:
Meow Parlour, New York City’s first cat café which opened less than a month ago, is everything a cat lover has ever dreamt of. What is a cat café?   Cat cafés originally started in Asia in…

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It’s hard to believe but it happened

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Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
Since I planted roots here in the Okanagan, summer holidays have without exception been the “Tourist In My Home Town” variety. I have a close friend though who has been encouraging me to…

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Welcome To The Jungle… The Amazon Jungle!

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Originally posted on Live simply, travel lightly, love passionately & don't forget to breathe:
The laws of the Jungle are tough ~ Kill or be killed. AMAZON GREEN TOURS and I, invite you on a wild journey… …deep into…

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Be like a child, dive in

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According to my memory, there was never (as a child) a lake that was too cold to run into, usually with gusto, about 10 steps, and then a horizontal dive under the cool cool water.   The decision as a … Continue reading

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Chapter One NVC – Interacting Skills

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September 2, 2011.  I have slowed down writing posts but want to continue to add to this blog and hopefully improve my writing. In fact, I have given myself a slew of personal challenges and tasks for the fall so … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle I suppose the language is what attracts me to re-reading certain authors, such as Arthur Conan Doyle whose most famous fictional character for me is Sherlock Holmes. The use of vocabulary challenges me to expand my comparably … Continue reading

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