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My Life Monday: Adventures, Lessons, and Looking Ahead

In early October, Mark and I drove to New Mexico to see my mom and Granny. They are 77 & 97. Both suffer from dementia, but are completely different in temperament. Granny can suffer from nightmares all night, but say she slept fine. Her positive attitude is an inspiration. I finally got to see the […]

My Life Monday: 1% Better Every Day, by James Clear

James Clear is one of my favorite bloggers. He writes a lot about habit formation, and he does the research into what works. He inspires me to do and be better. This keynote speech is about 25 minutes long, and worth it if you need a dose of practical advice for “putting in the reps.” […]

Poetry Friday & First Words by Joyce Sutphen

One of our most generous poets, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, is hosting the gathering this week at The Poem Farm. Whenever I make the Poetry Friday rounds, I end up with books on my wish list. Sometimes I buy them long after I can remember who recommended a particular book or author. If you recommended First […]