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Part II: Learning About Learning From My Ancestors — Grandma

An old draft post I found from November 2009. This is part II in my series about how/why I’m so focused on learning. It’s a learned trait – passed from my great-grandmother to my grandmother to my mom to me. … Continue reading

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Live Your Life

Live your life.  You aren’t promised tomorrow, so live BIG! Celebrate your life while you’re still here with friends and family.  Just live. Smile every day. Compliment a stranger once a day. Hold the door for someone. Make someone laugh. … Continue reading

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Like a…TRICIA!

A friend of mine posted a link to this ad by Always called #LikeAGirl. All my life I’ve heard “like a …”: You throw like a girl. You don’t swing a baseball bat like a girl. You don’t talk like … Continue reading

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Tribute to My Mom

Yesterday was Mother’s Day. Instead of a card and flowers, I paid tribute to my mom on Facebook by sharing her wisdom. I heard these phrases repeatedly throughout my life – and she still says them. This is my core … Continue reading

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12 August 2013 = Cancer Free For Me!

As of Monday, August 12, 2013, it’s official. I’m CANCER FREE! And all of this is 5 months.   Here’s what I learned from March 28th to August 12th: 1) Always listen to your mother 2) It’s not a lump. … Continue reading

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