Tag Archives: Old Farmer’s Almanac

If ya don’t ask…

A couple of years ago I set as one of my goals having a pet column somewhere. I like writing a column. It’s regular, reliable work, it’s in my 400-1000-word zone, where I’m used to writing, and it’s great for … Continue reading

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Going up! The elevator pitch

I’d never heard the term “elevator pitch” until my friend Angie came out with it at a meeting of Stories in the North. I’ve used it for years – I just never knew what it was called. I’m saying “elevator … Continue reading

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The new routine

Today I start my new routine. My regular shift at work is 2:00-10:30 p.m., and I’m trying to get four hours of time in the morning before I have to leave for work. This will let me have breakfast, do … Continue reading

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If you want something done

…give it to a busy person. It’s been a hectic week. There’s still a lot to learn in the new job, and I found myself mentally exhausted yesterday, and glad of a day off. Well, sort of off. I still … Continue reading

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Another thing to celebrate

My husband and I got married twice. In November of 1984 we had a handfasting. The ceremony had no legal standing, but it was what we wanted – or at least what I wanted. Twenty-one years later, give or take … Continue reading

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