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It's Just Life


Spread Too Thin?

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The common theme lately seems to be - Too much to do and not enough time to do it all. You know why this is? Because we are all spreading ourselves way too thin!!! That doesn’t cause our waist lines to be thin but it may cause our patience to be thin! Why is everyone so busy, busy, busy? Most people I know share the same thought yet we continue to “overfill” our schedules. Then, when something unplanned happens, like a... Continue reading
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You Can't Change People...

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But you can change the way you react to them. Hmmm…..simple yet profound. That was advice that was given in a Lifetime movie last night and really stuck in my mind. We all know someone, a child, co-worker, or friend maybe who doesn't think or act like we do and as a result we are often very frustrated by them. Is that their fault? No, it's not, that's just who/how they are. If we are frustrated by them it's because we... Continue reading
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Don’t Let Them Bully You

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Have you ever had an insurance claim that you were denied on?  We had a recent experience with an insurance company that started out bad, got worse and ended up working to our advantage.   Bottom line -- just remember what your parents always told you -- don't let the bigger boys bully you! One of our rental houses had a water pipe break and water flooded the house.   This happened when we were between tenants.   Since nobody was living in the... Continue reading
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Time to Start Watching the Calories/Points...

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Well – it’s that time again ….. time to start watching the calories/points trying to reign in the numbers on the scale. While I am very fortunate in many many ways – watching my weight is not one of them. My weight is constantly fluctuating. In the last 10 months I have gained about 15 pounds. Yes, the clothes are tighter (or don’t fit) and I refuse to buy new larger ones! Many of you can relate to what I’m saying.... Continue reading
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