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This Friday kicks off the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. Who is not in awe of the abilities of these athletes and the commitment it takes to compete at this level? Which got me thinking about my nature. I like to...
Laurie’s To-Do List January 22nd, 2017 Put away the holiday decorations Write my Blog Unload Dishwasher Write those thank-you notes Get my car washed Shovel Recruit Go to post office Plus, 101 other things on the never-ending list of things I...
For Christmas, my husband had asked for a new blanket for our bed. Conveniently, my mom called me to say she needed one more gift for my husband and I suggested the blanket. She said that was a great idea...
Once upon a time I was in college. My group of friends did a ton of fun things like Cubs games, concerts, played Frisbee, softball and, no surprise, lots of drinking games.  Ahh…those were the days. But I digress… One...
There is no better time of year to make changes and start anew than in January. I don’t know about you, but I can almost feel a pull from the inside to start making plans for the future. I have...
Holidays are a time to connect with family, give and receive gifts, create traditions, play games and make memories. I am off today doing just that. Please accept this gift as a very small token of my appreciate for all your...
I like to have the content for my blog done by Monday so that my assistant can put it into the template and make it look pretty.  Then I can review it again. I edit and tweak, she applies my...
When I was in grade school I went to a “go away” camp (at least that’s what my parents called it). We did all the normal things you would do at camp. We rode horses, played tennis, swam, sang around...