Monthly Archives: February 2014

Good for the Soul

I am trying to improve my noticing skills and I am also meant to be taking more exercise. The noticing will be helpful for writing and for coaching, and the exercise will be helpful for life. Walking is easier, I … Continue reading

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Celebrating St. Patrick: A Cook’s Guide

 <a href=””>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> St. Patrick’s Day will fall on a Monday this year, one month from now.  It remains to be seen if revelers will make a long weekend of it, or if the pubs will suffer … Continue reading

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Hearing Dogs–Share the Love

A woman I barely know invited me to a party at her home and explained that this would be a select gathering–just a close-knit group of people from her previous workplace, and me. I was pleased to be included and … Continue reading

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I’ve seen pink snow

Feather-light pink flakes swirled in front of my windshield. I considered the situation carefully: the DC metro region has had its share of snow and hail in the last couple of weeks. More bad weather is forecast from Wednesday but … Continue reading

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Open Air Adventure

The Editor was shocked when Eamon and I became Father and Mother of the Union Chapel in our first week away in Manchester. The Editor had thought we’d be useful support for him in his first big management job and … Continue reading

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