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Embracing the Whack-A-Mole Philosophy of Life

  Cross that bridge when you come to it. Let tomorrow take care of itself. Que sera, sera. Don’t borrow trouble. These are all good mottos, but not for me. I’ve always been a worrywart.  I’ll get a troublesome “what-if” … Continue reading

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Call Me Sheila (or What’s In A Name?)

Teaching children to use courtesy titles like “Mr.” and “Ma’am” is a small but important step we can take to encourage civility in daily life. When my daughter Liz was in junior-high, I picked her up at school after an … Continue reading

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