Month: November 2016

Giving Thanks

The original purpose of Thanksgiving was to give thanks for what we have.  Unfortunately, too often in the rush of doing everything we think we must do for the holiday, we forget to do what is most important—reflect on what we have and be thankful. I think it is important to be thankful for all …

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Best Decision

All we can do is make the best decision we can with the information we have at the time. Of course, we need to do the research so that we have adequate information.  We will never have all the information available, but we can gather what we realistically need. Once that is done, we make …

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Inside Voice

I am sure all of us have told a child, whether ours or someone else’s, to use their “inside voice” when they get too loud.  If we haven’t used it ourselves, we have, at least, heard someone else use it. What I have found is that, as I get older, I need to remind myself …

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Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books

Are you interested in writing?  Books?  Authors?  You’ll want to check out the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books, November 4 and 5, at the University of Wisconsin–Waukesha.  This event is free to the public.  One of the features is the Writer Marketplace (Saturday only) where you can meet authors and buy their books.  I will …

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