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In a flash

I recently videotaped some beautiful heat lightning. There were long stretches in between the flashes. Most of the light show was gentle rolling lights that moved from cloud to cloud. A few times, a sudden bright light lit up the sky much brighter than the longer rolling lights. I thought, what a fantastic visual reminder […]

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Is Freedom Truly Independence?

Having just celebrated the 4th of July, also known as the United States of America’s Independence Day, the day our founding fathers announced that we, the U.S. of A. to be “free and independent states.” I pondered the state of things and wonder is Freedom Truly Independence? Let’s take a look at a couple of […]

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Paying for saying “I’m sorry”

I belong to a couple of women’s Facebook groups.  Occasionally, they’ll come up with something that hits home for me. A couple of months ago it was the topic of the word “just.”  Saying how devaluing it is to the words that come after it.  Something like, “Just want you to know I’m thinking of […]

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3 Simple Steps to a Better Financial Future

When you read the headlines in the personal finance arena these days, things are pretty bleak. Seventy-six percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck; 64% of Americans can’t cover a $1000 emergency without using credit/debt; the average American household wastes 24% of their take home pay on consumer debt. Wow! The average American household has […]

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Pam’s favorite tip to get to sleep

I don’t often have trouble sleeping, but I did find myself wide awake one night a couple weeks ago.  It was quite annoying, just lying in bed – awake – waiting to fall asleep.  No fun!  I can see how people who struggle to get to sleep at night could get frustrated by staying awake. […]

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Self-talk

We’ve all heard about the effects of positive or negative self-talk.  This week I observed both. I was playing pickleball and my partner had missed a couple shots.  I looked at her and she said, “I’m so ashamed of myself.”  Astonished, I asked her why and she said, “I’m not playing well.”  I told her […]

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Do you have a “strong-willed child?”

During a conversation my friend commented, “But I know you. You’re gonna do what you’re gonna do.” I had to chuckle, because I thought I had left that behavior behind me many years ago. My husband then chimed in, “We know where our boys get it from.” To which I promptly deflected the blame onto […]

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