My Barbie Dream House

It’s close enough to Christmas that I feel like I can share this story without being one of those people who listen to Christmas music all year and decorate their homes for Christmas before Thanksgiving. This is the story of my Barbie Dream House–both of them.

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HGTV and reality

Without fail in my conversations with folks about my work, someone asks, “I bet you love HGTV”. Well, it’s time for a confession: It’s not that I don’t love it. It’s that I don’t have time to watch it. However, several weeks ago, I found myself home with fever, chills and watched two whole days of HGTV. I finally can offer some commentary.

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An Etiquette Lesson

Etiquette can be tricky, can’t it? When one remembers the overall goal is to make those in our company feel as comfortable as possible, etiquette can be really simple. So, if the person on your left eats your dinner roll, the correct response is to do nothing. Drinking another person’s wine is another issue all together and perhaps we will address that in subsequent post.

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Prize Eggs and Trophies for Everyone

I am longing for 60 degree weather today. And that longing made me think of a time I won a prize egg at an Easter Egg Hunt when I was 6 years old. The thrill, the glory, the beauty of the prize egg. This was a time, Gentle Reader, when there was only ONE prize egg. Not every child found the prize egg. Only I did. And it was awesome!

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I Have Confidence

The more I write, the more you, Gentle Reader, will learn that I LOVE music. . and I LOVE the Sound of Music! Love every song in the entire movie and love to sing them at the top of my lungs. The song “I Have Confidence” is one of my favorite things. Now, that was corny! But, I bet you are smiling just a little.

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Deferred Maintenance and Other Discoveries

Finally getting to two New Year’s Resolutions today–walking and blogging. Santa put a FitBit Charge in my stocking and I’ve worn it around the house but not on a serious walk yet. Today, Agnes (my Boxer and faithful friend) and I headed out to see what was happening in Five Points.

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