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Day 339 - My Day With Catchup
Monday, December 05, 2011      5 comments

The weather has turned, viciously. The understatement I heard today: 'One would almost think winter has arrived.' Indeed. The blustery gales and almost-freezing temps and last night's thunderstorm (yes! thunder and lightning in December, of all... Read more
Day 338 - Q&A
Sunday, December 04, 2011      6 comments

Q: Where were you all month in November? A: Except for the couple of 'days off' for Thanksgiving, I was working on a book at Na(tional)No(vel)Wri(ting)Mo(n
th). Q: Did you finish? A: Sure did! Q: Can we read it? ... Read more
Day 337 - *sigh*
Saturday, December 03, 2011      5 comments

Long story short, this is one of those 'Glad to see the back of it' days. I was going to write a proper blog (is there such a thing? lol) and explain the alphabet blogs and what I was doing during November that I ran them last month and yada yad... Read more
Day 336 - Z is for ZEST
Friday, December 02, 2011      7 comments

"The bounce has gone from his bungee..." --Wallace in 'A Close Shave' The line is used in subsequent Wallace and Gromit productions as well; it came to mean more than... Read more
Day 335 - Dammitoll!
Thursday, December 01, 2011      8 comments

I hope the 'net connection holds up long enough for me to get this done. Zee blog ('Z' blog - get it? lol) will be late. My computer is acting up and I've been AWOL most of this afternoon / evening. Cross your fingers! ... Read more
Day 334 - Y is for YOU
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      6 comments

I began looking around the internet and leafing through some books to inspire ideas about 'You.' I was surprised by how many had titles like 'Simplify Your Life With ... Read more
Day 333 - X is for eXercise
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      8 comments

"EXercise: you don't have time not to." --Unattributed If you're moving, you're eXercising. That is, technically, you're eXercising. But just how much good is it doi... Read more
Day 332 - Blog Delayed
Monday, November 28, 2011      5 comments

No blog tonight - if conditions are right, they will return tomorrow. Deo volente... emoticon... Read more
Day 331 - W is for WILLPOWER
Sunday, November 27, 2011      6 comments

"Willpower is the strength of mind to carry out one's goals." --Sandy Anderson Do you need willpower? Maybe, maybe not. Perhaps it depends on what you want and h... Read more
Day 330 - V is for VOYAGE
Saturday, November 26, 2011      6 comments

"Cosmos Mariner: Destination Unknown" --Conrad Aiken In 1995 I read a book called 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,' by John Berendt. I don't remember a lot a... Read more
Day 329 - U is for UNDERSTANDING
Friday, November 25, 2011      5 comments

"If you don't understand yourself, you don't understand anybody else." --Nikki Giovanni I was doing some research and glanced at a headline I thought said 'Master of ... Read more
Day 328 - It's THANKSGIVING!
Thursday, November 24, 2011      10 comments

"You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were double... Read more
Day 327 - T is for TOOLBOX
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      8 comments

"If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." --Abraham Maslow I first heard the concept of 'emotional toolbox' some thirty or mor... Read more
Day 326 - S is for STRESS
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      4 comments

"Stress is the common cold of the psyche." --Andrew Denton The one morning you wanted to be on time and the alarm didn't go off. You're only a few minutes late, but t... Read more
Day 325 - R is for RESPECT
Monday, November 21, 2011      6 comments

"R - E - S - P - E - C - T: Found out what it means to me..." --Otis Redding The poster above was designed for classroom use, but it is just as useful to adults.... Read more

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