Category Archives: random

Transitions – settling into the discomfort

I’ve been uncomfortable lately and I couldn’t put my finger on the reason why.  As an analytical person not understanding this discomfort was troubling.  I like to identify problems and solve them.  Check them off my list. So I spent … Continue reading

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My Top 10 “favorite things” list for 2017

This was a year full of change.  Reflecting on it all, here are my top 10 favorite things for this year.  I cut way back on my Amazon spending.  How did I accomplish this?  Simple – I changed my password. … Continue reading

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New Job, New Cabin, New Gym

A lot has changed in the last few months, more than is comprehended in a Facebook update, and frankly more than most people probably care about.  So for those of you who invested a few more clicks into my life, … Continue reading

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Transitions – They’re BAAAACK

The month of May:  that glorious time of year when the days are longer, flowers are planted and everyone is in a transition. For me, a creature of habit, there is nothing more stressful than this “glorious” time of year. … Continue reading

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I am preparing for the holiday by stocking the cabin with kids books

It’s cold.  It’s dark.  Yes, it’s winter in Minnesota.  That means it’s time to curl up with a good book.  Especially if you are at a cabin that has no TV or computer. So imagine my surprise when I was … Continue reading

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The Cabin: Been there, read that in South Haven

This is the view from the front deck of our new family cabin.  Morning is my favorite reading time and this month I finished two books at the cabin. The first book came as a recommendation of a new friend of … Continue reading

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The Cabin – We are officially cabin owners!

We closed on the cabin and it was quite a process:  we learned about Ponzi schemes, land surveys, assessments and how difficult it is to get a loan in the “new” economy. My daughter, Erin and I are so excited to … Continue reading

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