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*Book Review* “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote To Chaos”

   I want to preface this review by openly admitting that I'm the type of person who is repelled by the majority of motivational speakers, self-help books, and gurus; religions and certain types of therapeutic intervention don't get a free pass either.   I find many ,if not most, self-help books to be trite, insulting… Continue reading *Book Review* “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote To Chaos”

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No sports, girl time, alone time, leisure, fun, self care, relaxation, Uncategorized

This One’s For the Girls…Who Hate Football!

I grew up an artistic introvert in an avid sports town.  People would go ballistic on game days. Sometimes this meant I'd witness our local team's more intense fans driving past our house, shirtless with their car windows down in 20 degree weather, their upper bodies covered only by paint reflecting their team's colors. They'd… Continue reading This One’s For the Girls…Who Hate Football!

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A Rose By Any Other Name

Our names are often the first thing we share with others.  We all have various images that come to mind at the mention of  certain names. These images may be of a person we know with that name, or a picture our mind generates seemingly at random. I have always been interested in the naming… Continue reading A Rose By Any Other Name

Date night, activities, clean living,sober living, exploring, girls night, Uncategorized

What to Do: Good Clean Fun for Friends and Sweethearts.

Dinner and a movie may be a go to for friends and couples, but let's be honest, it gets old quickly. I could think of many activities I'd rather enjoy than sitting in a noisy restaurant or stuffy movie theatre. The following list offers a variety of low key  activities  for couples, friends, or solo… Continue reading What to Do: Good Clean Fun for Friends and Sweethearts.