January 6 , 2023 /


When you see, read or hear these two words, “CHANGE PLANS” how do you regard the word change?  Is it an action verb, an imperative to change your plans?   Or is it a noun, the act or process of change?   Or is it an adjective describing plans as in wedding plans, travel plans or career

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January 1 , 2023 /


NEW A new year, a new day and a new week, so why not a new blog?  Having finished the 30-day experiment, it seems a good time for a review and a reboot.  Many of us are glad to say good-bye to 2022 and take this blank canvas for 2023 as a gift and see

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December 30 , 2022 /


There are 31 days in this month and this 30 day Bold Experiment ends today.  The bold part was taking it on and seeing if we could meet the challenge, not all that great, nonetheless, a daily commitment.  The experimental part of this exercise was writing a short post for each day as a way

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December 28 , 2022 /


When we look ahead and project ourselves into the future, do we have a specific plan with details or do we leave space and time for spontaneity?  Or perhaps it is some of both. You may remember this sign:               It is important we have margins so we are

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December 27 , 2022 /


{Poem by Alistair Reid) Curiosity may have killed the cat; more likely the cat was just unlucky, or else curious to see what death was like, having no cause to go on licking paws, or fathering litter on litter of kittens, predictably. Nevertheless, to be curious is dangerous enough. To distrust what is always said,

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December 26 , 2022 /


An unexpected gift is often a welcome surprise.  Whether the gift comes as a material object or an expression of gratitude and appreciation, the one making the gift has taken the time and given some thought to honor the recipient.  One such gift came to me from a former student of 30 years ago who

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