I Do Practice What I Preach

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paper with list of resolutions

On New Year’s Day I gave you a different approach to setting a New Year’s Resolution.

In short, the idea was to focus on not doing something. Instead of doing something.

One obvious choice would be to not make a New Year’s Resolution (I’ve chosen that option more than once).

But there’s something in me that likes the new start of a new year as a place to state fresh intentions for myself.

So, I did make a New Year’s Resolution this year. Continue reading “I Do Practice What I Preach”

4 Tips for Snow Shoveling

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snow shovel

My husband flew out Tuesday to attend a conference he goes to every year the week after Thanksgiving.

And right on schedule, as soon as he was safely far away, it snowed Wednesday night. And we’re predicted to have 2-4 inches on Saturday. Bruce comes home Sunday evening.

It’s a running joke between Bruce and me that whenever he goes to this conference it snows here in the Twin Cities.

And I’m left holding the shovel. Literally. Continue reading “4 Tips for Snow Shoveling”

Accident in the Tunnel – a Lesson in What You Have Control Over

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traffic jam

The phone rang the other morning. It was my first student of the day. And she was in a state.

She had been driving along with traffic flowing at a reasonable speed for rush hour when, just as she was about to go through the Lowry Tunnel that skirts downtown Minneapolis, there was a multi-car crash in front of her.

One of the cars was on fire. Continue reading “Accident in the Tunnel – a Lesson in What You Have Control Over”