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Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

On this day, we celebrate MLK, Jr., his dreams and ideals. Under normal circumstances and in the past, I'd listen to his famous speeches, talk to the little monkey about history, thank the universe we were making progress. This year...is different. The circumstances...

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Release, Review and Redo – How are you?

Good grief...2017 is a week gone already. If it's as tricky as I feel it will be, I'm hoping it all goes this fast. I also hope the good moments linger in my mind more than anything else. I had intended to write several posts before the end of the year, but did not...

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Shiva is Over…Post-Election Thoughts

The Jewish people have a mourning ritual that takes place after the death of a loved one, called sitting shiva. Seven days of mourning, gathering, visiting, eating deli and wallowing. The more traditional of us have our mirrors covered and sit low to the ground. I'm...

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Fall Style Game Plan for Newish Moms

It's the most wonderful time...of the yeaaar...Fall! As many of you may know today is the first day of Fall. Or is it Autumn you prefer? More importantly it's also the first day of my favorite season EVER! Note: This post contains affiliate/referral links.  Seriously,...

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Distance by Bless Monet (Cover)

Picture this - me, in a park, listening to a colleague, one Miss Bless Monet sing at a benefit. I turn to my friend P and say, "Why isn't she doing this for a living? She should be doing this on the regular. I mean, I'd miss her, but SHE SHOULD BE DOING THIS FOR A...

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Want to improve your week? Focus on the “right”

What have you been keeping track of lately? Do I mean don't look to the left? Or  do I mean only check out Fox News and not CNN or MSNBC? Nope, I'm not talking about either of those things. But here is what I am saying... It's a whole lot easier to keep track of...

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Blogging again, and I’m not ready! #BlogHer16

It's August 4. This means the blogging conference I registered for on New Year's Eve 2015 and talked a little bit about here starts in a few hours. In fact, by the time you read this (August 5) - it will be in full swing! Zoinks! I'm not ready! Seriously though, I...

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Z is for Zone In, Not Out #atozchallenge

I made it through another year! Though some of my posts were very short, they all stuck with the theme...and I managed to complete this while having a newborn, house guests, and going back to work, plus working my side gig. #Winning For my last post, I'll kindly ask...

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Y is for Yelp It #atozchallenge

But what I really mean is...if you like something, say it!  Whether it's on Yelp, Amazon, Createspace, Expedia, Travelocity, you name it...if you like it, please leave a good review! Not one based on the packaging, or the shipping, but based on the actual product...

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X is for X Marks the Spot #atozchallenge

In other words, leave a road map for people and for yourself. Tell people what you want and tell yourself - if it's a mystery spend some time figuring it out. Have a goal to strive for - aim for the X and let other people know what your goals are. It's a kindness to...

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W is for Whisper and Wait #atozchallenge

In a nod to my highly sensitive brothers and sisters who have sensitivities to sound and processing difficulties - today the way to be kind is to whisper...and wait. Whisper... because while something might not be considered loud to you, it may sound like a herd of...

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