Wisdom from our adult kids…

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If you are one of those people shaking your head in disbelief about the younger generations, I want to share this with you.

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Staying the Course

Sometimes even the people we love either can not or will not support us in our pursuit of our dreams.

It is easy to believe that our family and friends will be our loudest cheerleaders.

Our evangelists.

It’s a sweet thought.

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Computer Scam!

This is serious. Please read.

A few moments after opening my laptop today a “Microsoft” web page popped up.

It came with a dialogue box that stopped me in my tracks.

My computer had been hacked.

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A Tax Treat

Here’s a little sustenance to keep you going if you are still preparing your taxes.

This was a gift from a friend.

I appreciate friends who stick with me during my darkest hours!

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Nuture, Protect & Respect…

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The son of Syrian immigrants, Governor Victor G Atiyeh, served from 1979 to 1987.

He was the first elected governor of Arab descent in the United States.

“After many years as a successful businessman, Victor Atiyeh also served 20 years in the Oregon Legislature and was elected Governor of Oregon from 1979 to 1987.  During his service he established trading ties with Asia, led Oregon through a severe recession and even cut his own salary to help balance the budget.”  Wikipedia

 

 

Stressed by Trump?

“Dr. Estcher Lerman Freeman, clinical psychologist at OHSU*, recently told the Oregonian**,

“I’ve been in practice for 30 years. I’ve never seen people this upset about an election.”

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“If you’ve found yourself anxious or preoccupied lately with national or world events, meditation may be the answer to calm your mind – and could perhaps do even more.

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A Tale of Customer Service

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I have been on a quest to find a local source for Crio Bru Cacao.

So far, no luck.

I was delighted to find the brand at New Seasons Market, a wonderful  local grocery chain in the Portland Metro area.

Sadly, the only kind they had was a pumpkin flavored roast.

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Now is the time…

“Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party” *

Like many things from my youth, this particular phrase had no meaning to me.

It was merely a mindless typing drill from when I learned to type years ago.

That is, until today, when I took  Ginny for a walk in downtown Lake Oswego, Oregon.
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Cool water**

 

Yes, I know water is good for me.

And I do try to drink at least eight glasses or more daily.  But somehow, especially, in the cold weather, I am lucky to drink two glasses!

Then again, I inhale coffee all day long. So, it’s not that I don’t drink.   Just not water.

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My New High Maintenance Boss!

Normally, I would not complain about my boss in a public forum.  It is unprofessional and usually accomplishes nothing.  Plus, you know the old saying about if you can’t say anything good about someone…But, here goes. Continue reading “My New High Maintenance Boss!”