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Remote Control Tribune Article

REMOTE CONTROL Believe it or not the remote control to our television is supposed to make life easier for us, that is until we decide to do more than turn the power on and off, change the channel or turn the volume up.  Heaven forbid we accidently hit the menu[…]

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Mindfulness Control Tribune Article

Mindfulness Control Control is highly overrated.  As humans, we run around trying to control everything and everyone in our lives, all the while creating chaos and misery in our relationships with others.  For some, taking control is the only way to get things done just exactly the way they foresee[…]

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Know-It-Alls Tribune Article

KNOW-IT-ALLS  It is a true master who professes ignorance, for only an empty vessel can be filled.   Madisyn Taylor  We’ve all encountered know-it-alls at work, in the supermarket, at parties, in the neighborhood, and more than likely in our own family.  In search of prey, they spin their web of[…]

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Team Building Tribune Article

Team Building First and foremost, “Tony & Tina’s Wedding” was fantastic.  Clearly an enormous amount of work went into the production of this play and the result spoke for itself.  The interesting thing about “Tony & Tina’s Wedding” was the incredible amount of participation the audience had with the actors[…]

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Procrastination Wait a minute! Hold on! Just a second! I’m coming!  My children honed their procrastination skills at a very early age when it came to cleaning their room, getting to the dinner table, doing their homework, mowing the yard, or carrying out the garbage.  Certainly, I could sympathize with[…]

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An Apple a Day Tribune Article

An Apple a Day Childhood is a time of wonder and discovery and as parents and grandparents we get to relive it through our children and grandchildren’s lives.  Oh, the pleasure we get to experience Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy for the first time again.  It’s[…]

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Checked Baggage Tribune Article

Checked Bags Don’t even get me started on the airline industry and their ticket pricing, cramped seating, extra fees and penalties.  It takes strategic planning to get all your necessities into a carry-on bag to avoid domestic baggage fees.  Looking back, my husband and I took great pride in the[…]

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3 Wishes Tribune Article

Three Wishes How do I miss my mother? Let me count the ways.  She was the glue that kept our family together.  She managed six children on my dad’s shoe string salary.  In her spare time, she sold homemade noodles (she would roll them out and hang them on our[…]

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