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  • Holy Cow this book is WONDERFUL

    I have been reading The Language of Letting Go and it is very good. http://melodybeattie.com/category/daily-meditations/   This link and the series by the blogger “angry daughter” is really good too http://guesswhatnormalis.com/2010/12/how-to-break-free-from-a-parents-narcissistic-personality-disorder-part-three-in-a-four-part-series/

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  • A story that Must be told

    I just got back from listening to Mr. (Abraham) Judah Samet share his story. He is a Holocaust survivor who spoke at the Sewickley Library tonight. Usually, I wouldn’t get out alone on a weeknight but it’s my birthday so I asked for the night out to listen to and learn from this man without […]

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  • That was fun but now it’s done

    I decided to reel in my bad eating. You can learn a lot from Mr. Rogers and his spin-off cartoon show Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood. The line that came to mind when I was finally ready to stop wolfing down girl scout cookies (ate about 4 boxes in a few weeks) and Hershey bars (I finished […]

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  • ABR: Always Be Reading

    I love this portion of the Darius Foroux article from The Observer (which I found linked to from Nubby Twiglet’s blog): A(always) B(e) R(eading) You might have heard of the term ‘ABC’ from the play/movie Glengarry Glen Ross: Always Be Closing. Many salespeople and entrepreneurs live by that motto. I live by a different motto: Always Be Reading. […]

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  • Painted rooms

    We are in the midst of having painters working in our home. Although it’s always a hair disruptive having anyone working on your house, the work our painters have done is awesome. It’s such a treat to have sprung for help painting for the first time ever. Our bedroom is completed. We went with “Chinchilla” […]