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When You Give A Girl Some Egg Nog

What one word or phrase would describe your house right now? Festive? Decorated? Santa-ready? Stockings hung by the chimney with care? My word is un-Christmas-y. What? That’s not a word, you say? Don’t argue with me; I’m not in the mood. If I say it’s a word, it’s a word. Despite my current state of [...]

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Is Being Too Generous a Weakness?

Has anyone out there participated in those Facebook quizzes designed to provide “insight” into our personalities, our likes, our dislikes, etc.? For a long time I was able to ignore them.  Then once, in a moment of weakness, I decided to play along. The quizzes are sort of addictive.  Now that I’ve played a few [...]

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Five Things to Remember from College

  I love being on a college campus! There’s an energy that permeates just about every building and walkway.  It’s fun to watch the students coming and going, stopping to study or engaged in conversations.  They are eager to learn and are busy outlining goals for their careers. I remember feeling that way. Just wish [...]

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Must-Haves for Thanksgiving

What’s on your list of “must-haves” for Thanksgiving?  Is it turkey or maybe cranberry sauce? How about a pair of “stretchy pants” that allows you to eat as much as you want and still be comfortable?  Big-screen TV to watch your favorite team? All good choices, I must admit.  May I suggest a few other [...]


Toot Your Own Horn

  For some of us, it’s hard to self-promote; to tell others that we are good at what we do. Growing up I was taught that hard work would be rewarded.  As long as I took care of my room and was basically a good kid, my behavior was recognized. At school when I put [...]


Five Things to Remember When You Receive a Job Offer

It’s awesome when the phone rings with good news, right? We get all excited and we just want to shout to the world that our efforts paid off; we were successful. Not so fast, buckaroo. (I’ve never said that word before; hope I’m using it correctly) We spend so much time preparing for the interview that [...]