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New Semester

The new semester starts tomorrow.   I teach a lot of freshman composition at community college, and very, very few people are excited to take English.  But most of them are there to pursue a dream and achieve a goal.  … Continue reading

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Detours

People can almost always try one more thing. Just when I thought I couldn’t do anything else, I found one more thing to try. Will it work? Who knows. But if it doesn’t, I will have found something else that … Continue reading

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Obstacles Happen

I’ve bounced off some obstacles lately.  This post helped me remember that obstacles are a chance to learn and try again.  No one is likely to care more about my dreams than I do, so it’s up to me.  Or … Continue reading

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When Frustrated with Try, Try Again

          “Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall,” wrote Oliver Goldsmith. I like this quote because sometimes I fall down a lot… I’ve spent a lot of time this week wondering if I should continue … Continue reading

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Vid Clip from Celebrate Your Wins

You can watch a short video clip of a passage from my book Celebrate Your Wins: Steps to More Happiness and Productivity.  Check it out on YouTube.  Big shout out to Jocelyn for her technical wizardry to make the vid!

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Apolcalypse… NOT

When I first started container gardening, lots of people warned me about all the terrible things that would go wrong. Exaggerating only a little, here are some of the naysayers’ predictions: A Plague of Locusts Will Descend and Devour Your … Continue reading

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Wind Up, Wind Down

Lately, I’m finishing up or getting started on lots of projects .  Tracking progress can go better when I’m accountable to someone else.  Quick highlights below. Recently finished: Another semester teaching.  Fun classes, good students! Harrisburg Art Walk.  Met some … Continue reading

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Synopsis for Celebrate Your Wins

I’ve been working a lot this week to get ready for my first craft show this year.  I’m really excited about my new book.  Here’s the synopsis for Celebrate Your Wins: Steps to More Happiness and Productivity. Most everyone can … Continue reading

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You Can Find My Latest Book on Amazon and Create Space

You can find my latest book on Amazon and Create Space.  Here are the links: Paperback Kindle/Ebook In the wide world of Amazon, if you’re searching by title, you may need to add part of the subtitle to distinguish it.  … Continue reading

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My Book Is Done!

This morning I finished a book. Celebrate Your Wins! is finished. Done. I shall now practice what I preach. Whoooooo-hoooooooo!!!!! Next up, file wrangling to turn the finished document into the formats that CreateSpace and Kindle want.  Lots of decisions … Continue reading

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