Monthly Archives: August 2011

Irene Over-Hyped? My Butt.

  I’m an admitted Accuweather junkie. In college, I took weather and climate classes to squeak in that science requirement I needed to graduate, and loved them. I just find the whole forecasting thing fascinating. That means I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Weaselin’ My Way Through A Hurricane

If you blog-reader types are anything like my people, you are completely and totally sick of talking heads telling you about the wild ride that was Hurricane Irene. You probably especially feel that way if she stopped by your neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Why Is It So Hard To Reach Our Goals?

Hello, and welcome to another edition of the Life List Club! My name is Jennie and I live over at a little blog called A Book, A Girl, A Journey.  Today I’m going to stand in for Pam while she … Continue reading

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Quakin’

Yesterday afternoon, I was sitting in a little local Chinese restaurant having lunch. I was enjoying the last of my hunan shrimp and the company of some coworkers and friends. This place is one of our favorite work lunchtime getaways. We … Continue reading

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Holding onto Faith During a Delay of Game

If you know me, you know how excited I get about the start of the preseason and the chance to see my Steelers on the field. Yes, I know it doesn’t “count,” so to speak. But it is still a … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Goal-Setting, Personal Development Mumbo-Jumbo Stuff, Steelers, The Life List Club, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Lead, Follow, Neither? Reflections of a Suitophobic Freak

Every once in a while, I get hit with a revelation. Usually, this happens when I have spent a few too many hours hanging out with the shot fairy. But every now and then, I get slapped upside the head … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From My “Song of Ice and Fire” Addiction

Everyone knows that part of becoming a better writer is reading.  Over the years, even during my losing battles with writer’s block, I’ve kept that part of the bargain. I can’t remember a time since I was 10 years old … Continue reading

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