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Inspiration Tuesday  Posted on 05/26/2015
I was once in a college math class with a six year old in pigtails. She wasn’t a child prodigy, though. She sat in the back of the class, coloring, quiet as a mouse, while her mother, a fellow student, took notes. At one point, as...
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Inspiration Tuesday – Be naïve.  Posted on 05/12/2015
“What’s wrong with being naïve? Wasn’t Christopher Columbus naïve? Wasn’t Ghandi naïve? Weren’t the 1969 New York Jets naïve?” Eric Weiner, The Geography of Bliss I’m slowly...
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This or That: Star Trek or Star Wars  Posted on 04/30/2015
You must pick one, and you must explain why. I was late getting into the sci-fi geekery, so I never watched Star Trek or any of it’s affiliates.  I of course watched Star Wars, the first three (or the last three?), because they...
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Inspiration Tuesday  Posted on 04/28/2015
My heart is happy today, and it’s because of Facebook. Go figure. You see, as many faults as FB might have, however much people may hate it, it does manage to do one thing.  It helps you keep up with people you would otherwise...
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This or That: Apples or Oranges?  Posted on 04/23/2015
Simple one this week. You must pick one, and you must explain why. I’ve always preferred apples, because I don’t like the pith on oranges. (I also hate pulp in my orange juice. But give me Simply Orange Pulp Free, and I’m...
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Inspiration Tuesday  Posted on 04/21/2015
For a couple of years now, I’ve had a particular project in mind.  A photo project.  Actually, a photo display project. It all started with this movable painting wall from memoryradio.  I loved the idea of having a...
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Lapland, Part 3 (of 3)  Posted on 04/18/2015
On our last night in Lapland, we splurged and stayed in one of the glass igloos at the Arctic Snow Hotel. You can spend the night in the snow hotel itself, which stays at a constant temperature of about 30°F.  The glass igloo, on...
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This or That: London or Paris?  Posted on 04/16/2015
You must pick one, and you must explain why. I’m asking this one for myself, actually, having never been to either (other than driving to CDG in Paris – oy!). We’ve been considering a trip to one this year, but not...
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Lapland, Part 2 (of 3)  Posted on 04/14/2015
Our second day in Lapland, we traveled about an hour southwest to the Ranua Zoo. A lot of the animals were sleeping, hiding, or hibernating, but we saw a lot of owls, and the polar bears were great! They seemed to think we had brought them...
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