Monthly Archives: January 2011

Do-Over

I’m going to just go ahead and make the executive decision to roll January in to 2010 and claim the New Year starts tomorrow. Or maybe on the 3rd. Maybe the Chinese have it all figured out. I don’t really … Continue reading

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Vegas, Baby

You know my husband’s a golfer, right?¬†I think I may have¬†mentioned that before. Well, you might wonder what he does up here in the frozen tundra for the nine months of the year that the golf course is closed. Turns … Continue reading

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Growth Spurts

When I picked my kids up from school today, my daughter was wearing a pair of rubber boots I didn’t recognize and my son wanted to walk sock-footed out to the car. I asked what was going on, and they … Continue reading

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The Girl Store

Wow. You know I’m in Marketing, so I’m a bit jaded when I see advertising campaigns playing on our emotions. Especially when it comes to selling “stuff.” But, this experience also really makes me appreciate creative genius when I see … Continue reading

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Goonies

After I picked my kids up from school today, we headed to the beach to enjoy the one semi-sunny, above-freezing day we’ve had yet this winter. It is my Zen Zone, and today, I really needed it. So, there we … Continue reading

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Jane of all trades. For hire.

Tonight, my Facebook status read: “Is in serious need of a maid. Who cooks. And gardens.” Surprisingly, I actually received some favorable responses from my friends. Then I had to further qualify my request with: “And is willing to work … Continue reading

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Kind of an “Idea Girl”

Once upon a time, I wrote a business plan for a young businessman who described himself as “kind of an idea guy,” who really didn’t want to “get [his] hands dirty” actually doing any work. In that moment, I realized … Continue reading

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