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Quote of the week: “… dive in.”

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Musings, Quote of the Week

“Ask yourself what you’re not doing now that you’d do on the last day of your life.  Take the time you have now to look at your priorities through new eyes before reality forces you to.  Imagine yourself in that last year, six months, month, day.  Listen to your longings.  Ask yourself, What am I […]

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Cooking as an art.

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Shaker

Today’s Seminar sessions were at the Sabbathday Lake community. I spent most of the afternoon on a wonderful hayride around the village narrated by the gentleman who spent 25 years as the director. The rest of the afternoon I took a bog walk led by Brother Arnold. In the morning Sister Frances gave us a […]

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3 and celebrations

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time, Volunteer, Work

I have learned that retiring is an event surrounded by celebrations!  I have been the recipient of at least three events of others celebrating my retirement, and my life’s work in the last few weeks.  Yesterday, I was one recipient at an event at the college celebrating all of us who are retiring.  I have […]

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11 and planning

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

I’m pretty sure I haven’t mentioned all the planning that goes into retirement while I’ve been counting down on this blog.  The paperwork involved in retiring from an institution would choke a horse (which I promise not to do) – and that’s after you do a lot of footwork trying to figure out what paperwork […]

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16 and disarray

May 17th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, retirement, time, Work

I was really struck yesterday by the sheer disarray of my house!  And then I realized that it’s pretty normal for end of semester crazies – and that this is the last end of semester crazies!   End of semester celebrations, finals, huge final projects to grade, many pieces of paper to sort, file and hand […]

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