“The Day is Half Over!”

When I was younger, I ran on a noontime schedule as much as possible. Anything beforehand was heresy. I mean, there was no need to be up with the birds since one could do whatever needed to be done later in the day, or at least that was my thinking at the time. Instead, morning …

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Can the Real You Step Forward?

Whether you take pride in your work and it's your life's passion or you are simply putting in time as an means to an end, the truth is that once you leave your workplace, be it forced or not, you will be readily replaced unless your position becomes obsolete. Knowing that, maybe it's time to …

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Paying Homage to Parents and Teachers (Kudos to Those Who Are Both!)

  As back-to-school season ensues, I cannot help but reflect on the adults who are heroes of sorts in their own rights when it comes to looking after children.  Though not a parent myself, my job of more than two decades involves working with children and I have many a friend who are parents and/or …

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The World In a Hurry

"The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry." If you have ever watched Shawshank Redemption you'll recognize this quote from the elderly character, Brooks, who after being incarcerated for decades, finally gets released back into society realizing just how different the world has become.  Both my husband and I have watched this …

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