Monthly Archives: August 2016

Creating Your Own Perfect Staycation

Wayne and I were planning on going somewhere for Labor Day weekend, but we waited until the last minute and we’re unable to get a hotel at the places we wanted to stay. So I decided that I’m going to … Continue reading

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Simple Things Can Make You Feel Fantastic

This week, I’m doing sort of a body cleanse. It’s amazing how good I feel. I’m mentally sharp and have a ton of energy (almost as though I had a lot of caffeine, but I haven’t). My body clearly needed … Continue reading

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The Face of College Education is Drastically Changing and Some Can’t Keep Up

Since I started going to school again, it’s changed the way I think about education. I started using online textbooks (and actually read them), I use a lot less paper, I’m learning more from the textbook itself, and I’ve written … Continue reading

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Complications Arise When Attempting to Simplify Life

A house that I lived in early in my life in Pennsylvania is on a tax sale list in September. This house is next door to my parents and the owners have not paid their taxes. They were on this … Continue reading

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The Brain Tries to Make Systems as Efficient as Possible

Recently, I started working on my doctorate degree in business. First, I had to take several MBA leveling classes (because my masters degree is in education…not business) and I just finished those. Originally, I wasn’t excited to take these classes, … Continue reading

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Getting Yourself Motivated to do what Needs to be Done

Today, I spent the day reorganizing my office and paperwork, getting ready for my new reporting year and wrapping up the old year. It’s amazing what I can accomplish when my mind wants to do something. I wasn’t really planning … Continue reading

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A Trip to Portland, Cannon Beach and Hood River

Last week, I met my friend Gina at the Portland airport and we spent 4 days in the surrounding areas. The weather was great the whole time we were there. First, we drove to Cannon Beach and spent the night. … Continue reading

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