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Finding our balance

A reader asked “How’s it going in town?” My answer – It’s going well. And it’s an adjustment that’s still in progress. We can’t say we are settled just yet – we are 85 percent moved out of the country … Continue reading

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Well, we did it (mostly). We moved to town. Are we unpacked (or even fully moved) and settled in? No. But the family and dogs are here and we all have a bed. We had a real dinner – fish … Continue reading

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Work vs Work

The grocery store, with the arrival of a new manager some six months ago, became a much more stressful work environment. A lot of ‘efficiency measures’ were put into place with the goal of moving people through and out of … Continue reading

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