Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Cat Whisperer

Is this the year of the cat? I don’t think we have any secrets here about my love (or lack-thereof) for cats. And yet, we are somehow managing to care for two of them. Or perhaps I should say were. … Continue reading

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We live in a Destination Location, after all …

We decided to enjoy the holiday weekend here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Because, we’ve come to believe that this is, in fact, the most beautiful place on earth. For 58 days a year. Gambling on the chance that we might … Continue reading

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Something nice to say …

My Momma always taught me that if I didn’t have something nice to say, I shouldn’t say anything at all. And, since you know I’ve been minimizing laziness this month by exercising … well … I’ve been necessarily silent. But then … Continue reading

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796 hours (until Summer Vacation)

My computer is taunting me again … Summer break is right around the corner. And, while we don’t have an RV yet, we do have a tent. At this point, I’ll sleep on the ground anywhere the sun shines. Because … Continue reading

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Girlfriends and Sleepovers

Well, you know how the weather has been hampering my ability to work out–and therefore my plans to minimize my laziness by maximizing my energy, right? You probably also know that I am not one to accept defeat so easily. Instead, … Continue reading

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Minimizing Media

Lately, I’ve found myself shunning my laptop and cell phone on weekends. It’s not easy for a work-at-home contractor to get away from work. There is always something that needs to be done. One more email that needs to be … Continue reading

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Expiration breeds Inspiration

Yesterday, as I was lamenting that I’m lacking inspiration, a wise friend told me that “expiration breeds inspiration.” What does that mean, you might wonder? Well, for example, she told me … in the case of minimizing, I am so … Continue reading

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