Monthly Archives: August 2013

Life Skills 101

So if you are in college and having the time of your life, one of the things you might actually ponder from time to time is what skills do I really need to learn to become a successful, independent adult.  That … Continue reading

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You Have Such a Way With Words: How to Have Meaningful Conversation

So I have to ask this question: What’s your idea of the perfect conversation? Maybe it’s having someone’s undivided attention as you talk about your dreams, fears, and frustrations.  Or maybe it’s listening to a friend talk about an issue … Continue reading

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I’m Still Standing

Let me just say that I am a huge fan of Elton John.  I just love how his songs seem to just span through the decades.  They have a timeless feeling to them.  I play piano and being someone who … Continue reading

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Roman-style Chicken

This recipe is just packed with flavor.  What a hearty meal.  You get the health benefits of the chicken along with the flavor of the bell peppers and tomatoes and all the added herbs and spices. This would go great … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Seems to Be the Hardest Word

What would life be like without forgiveness? Toddlers would never learn to share and shake hands after a tussle.  Adults would not back down from silly squabbles.  Our daily lives would be framed with bitterness and grudges. But we do … Continue reading

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Boundaries for Social Media

Sharing is a good thing.  At least that’s what we were taught growing up, right?  As kids, we were encouraged to share our toys, our time on the swing, and even our snacks.  Being an only child, it took longer … Continue reading

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The Art of Not Making Friends

Instead of writing a blog about things you should do when meeting people to help develop friendship, I thought I would take the opposite approach and tell you about some things that if you do them would not be conducive … Continue reading

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