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Safe And Sound

It was a very near miss one August afternoon in 1999 near Worthington in southern Minnesota. I remember it vividly because it was such a close brush with serious injury or death. I was behind the wheel of my 1986 … Continue reading

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Add Fill Last …Floral Friday

As I was assembling today’s second project, it occurred to me that the use of solid vase filler material should be addressed in this post. Using unconventional materials to fill flower containers is one of my favorite techniques. To utilize … Continue reading

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In Alignment

During our happiest moments we might have feelings of gratitude about completion, wholeness, and union. When our actions are in agreement with our values, we are aligned. Most of us only fully realize this idyllic state of mind occasionally, not … Continue reading

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Safe And Sound

I feel very safe while at home on a calm day sipping a cup of coffee, with my feet resting on an ottoman, while contemplating the boyfriend napping on the sofa. That’s the easy answer to my friend Jorge’s inquiry … Continue reading

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Tune Up Time

Now that we’re at the beginning of a brand new season, it’s time to plan ahead for weather conditions that will become more extreme. This awareness was drilled into me in school by the industrial arts teacher and at home … Continue reading

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Single Tasking

The act of juggling two or more tasks at the same time obtained its own name a few years ago–multi-tasking.  We became proud of how many tasks we could do at one time.  Multi-tasking was greatly encouraged by business managers in their … Continue reading

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Older Driver Safety

One of the disadvantages of living in a rural area, is the lack of mass transit.  In my region, there are no light rail systems nor regular bus services between towns. In order to personally conduct business or to visit … Continue reading

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