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Vanity vs Happiness

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Sometimes the line between vanity and happiness is a little blurry. A recent dental appointment made a dream come true and ended a frustration I’ve had for years. Eyes and Smiles The first things I notice about a person are their eyes and their smile.  As I’ve aged my teeth have shifted slightly forward in […]

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The Changing Art of Reading

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Do you read?  I love to read. My libraries consist of business books, novels, biographies, old books, reference books, non-fiction. Back on The Bookshelves! A recent move has provided me the space to bring my umpteen boxes of books out of storage and put them back on bookshelves.  It has been quite an adventure.  I […]

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Memorabilia Schmemorabilia

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I moved recently, and part of that move entailed pulling everything out of the storage locker I rented two years ago when I downsized from a large 5-bedroom house to a one-bedroom apartment.  I had let go of a lot of “stuff” when I sold the house, but I’m one of “those” mums who hangs […]

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A Leap at Opportunity or An Act of Foolishness?

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I moved cities recently.  It was unplanned, unexpected, a leap at an opportunity that materialized seemingly out of nowhere. Everything unfolded quickly and even the potential obstacles melted away without a blink. Because the move happened so quickly I had a two-week overlap where both my former and my future homes were mine.  This was […]

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When You’re Grieving a Hunk of Metal

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I sold my motorcycle today. Let her go for a song.  As I knew I would. She was old.  She wasn’t pretty. I joked that we had that in common.  I’ve tried umpteen times in the last few years to sell her, and then two days after I’d post the ad I‘d remove it. The […]

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Does The Opposite of Success Have To Be Failure?

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Success and Failure seem to be a constant thread throughout our lives… and I believe the process is not always useful, nor accurate. Whether on a personal level or in a business sense, parameters can get blurred, or misconstrued, and sometimes be a source of defeat.  The subject came to mind recently while discussing the […]

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It’s About Procrastination

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  My name is Agnes and I’m a Procrastinator. Don’t get me wrong! I have a huge amount of energy and I always have something on the go… but there are certain things I can predictably avoid.  Difficult phone calls.  Financial statements.  Facebook ads. I was blind-sided recently when I found myself procrastinating over almost […]

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As The City Gets Bigger, My World Gets Smaller

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That observation came to me like a lightening bolt on a recent, and extended, visit to a city I lived in for about 30 years, but left 11 years ago. There were a number of compounding factors: traffic was ridiculous road construction was everywhere infrastructure had deteriorated pedestrians were device-absorbed shopping malls had grown into […]

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Intergenerational Business Partners

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Ok, that title is just for effect.  At the time of writing this, I do not have a business partner. I do, however, have a second computer set up on my desk that, for now, is used by only one person, and production is at a high level when that person sits in the chair. […]

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Why You Can’t Pigeonhole A Baby Boomer

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I found an interesting statistic yesterday.  In the U.S., in 1965, there were approximately 60 childbirths per 1,000 women under 20 years of age.  Even though the stats suggested it was higher than in many other western countries, that’s quite a few babies. I Want To Hold Your Hand When my brother graduated high school […]

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