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2015 Life Goals (Not Resolutions)

Read a thought-provoking editorial in the Jan. 1 issue of Bottom Line Personal magazine (which I love because it has such great tips). The author, Karen Larson, suggests doing away with the term “bucket list” (because it’s too death-evoking) and … Continue reading

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The Great Adventure: Writing My First Book

A little over 20 years ago when my son was a toddler, I had a brainstorm: write a book about great places to take kids in the area. I was an at-home mom, no product like that existed locally and … Continue reading

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15 Bucket List / Lifetime Goals Achieved So Far: The Dream vs. the Reality

When you’re a childĀ and a 20-something, you dream of doing many things during your life. Although you don’t formally label it a bucket list — or a lifetime goal — that’s what it is. What childhood and early adult dreams … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

Was reading today about “bucket lists” and found a lot of great resources online with ideas of things to include on your “lifetime goal” list. Check this compilation of bucket lists at http://bucketlistjourney.net/2011/07/45-inspiring-bucket-lists-that-i-stalk. Here are some items on my bucket … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Save Money

Saving money doesn’t have to be hard, and it doesn’t require a major sacrifice. Try some of the following techniques:

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Confessions of an Adult Learning to Swim

I had a rather depressing milestone birthday this year and around the same time, a friend asked if I’d like to participate in a women’s empowerment mini-triathlon in September with her. It sounded like an intriguing idea – just what … Continue reading

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