Monthly Archives: September 2011

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Bet you’ve heard that said, haven’t you?  You might even have one of those ‘Don’t Sweat’ books on your self-help shelf (I think I used to).  I find we do sweat a lot of small stuff – mainly because the … Continue reading

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Coldwater Creek, a woman’s apparel company, is having a contest.  You write in a short essay (500 words I believe) about a personal success story.  They’ll pick one winner to win a work wardrobe worth $500.  I may give it … Continue reading

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In the news today – more people in the U.S. are living in poverty than at anytime in nearly 3 decades. 46.2 million, in case you like your dismal news quantified.  That’s an additional 2.6 million entering the ranks since the … Continue reading

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