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Bye For Now

It’s the final day of the blogging challenge. We’ve come to the end of this 10-day journey; it’s time to prepare for my 23-day one. With just a couple of weeks left before I fly to China, I’m happy to complete this last post and get … Continue Reading →


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Vision of a Perfect Day

Napoleon Hill once said, “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” I’ve found this to be true. If I can envision it, I can make it happen. What’s your idea of a perfect day?     Mine starts with sleeping in…     … Continue Reading →


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What is the Slogan That Inspires Your Life?

If you’ve ever thought of making a major career change or starting your own business, but weren’t sure what to do, here’s a simple process you can try. It starts with this question: Describe your most memorable events and the things you loved doing as … Continue Reading →


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Two Common Blocks That Keep You from Your Dreams

Many of you know, I love to travel. What you may not know is that I have dreams of living overseas and having a hub from which to explore the world from a more convenient — and sunny — location. While the Pacific Northwest is … Continue Reading →


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Traveling Into Danger

The engines roared as I braced myself for an emergency landing on the flooded tarmac. This was the mental exercise I practiced 25 years ago before I flew to Seattle with just a suitcase and my Golden-Lab retriever to start a new life. It was just … Continue Reading →