HOW DID I WIND UP HERE – A MOMAGER?!
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HOW DID I WIND UP HERE – A MOMAGER?!

In a meeting, a professor lamented, “Don’t parents know if they let their kids study what they want, they’ll be better students?!”  My head rotated 360 degrees experiencing emotions from being those college students choosing a major to satisfy everyone, to now holding a higher-up Mom position to the future Presidents! I teach my kids…

MONDAY CHALLENGE IN THE LAST TWO HOURS OF MONDAY!
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MONDAY CHALLENGE IN THE LAST TWO HOURS OF MONDAY!

At 10pm I received a Monday Challenge (reblogged below) to do something nice for myself.  Not one to turn down a dare, I felt ideas boiling immediately.  Truthfully, the thought of staring at Alex O’Laughlin for 2 hours made me blush like a crushing schoolgirl but I settled for celebrating the highlights of today, and…

BEST DAY EVER – I WONDER AS I WANDER!
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BEST DAY EVER – I WONDER AS I WANDER!

My son gave me a Valentine’s Day certificate for a day to do anything I want!  I carefully considered my plan, sorting events into two days – with or without kids. This reflects Part I of “My Day” (I go by hours, not calendar date). Picked up before cleaners: The early morning wake up, to…

HOT FLASHES – AKA: THE POWER OF RICKY MARTIN
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HOT FLASHES – AKA: THE POWER OF RICKY MARTIN

The summer of 1984 we moved from San Diego to a town that originally served as a stagecoach stop between San Diego and Los Angeles. Moving to this po-dunk dustbowl instantly set me into withdrawals for “big city” energy. That summer huge things squeezed my teenage heart: The Outsiders. Wham UK. and Ricky Martin joined…

NO DUMB LUCK, NO FIRST-TIMER’S LUCK, NO SUCH LUCK!
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NO DUMB LUCK, NO FIRST-TIMER’S LUCK, NO SUCH LUCK!

I’m with Oprah, if you come prepared when opportunity knocks, your dreams come true. In college, although working toward a major, I rarely pursued relationships with my professors. Now, more than ever, workplace successes depend on whom you know so networking counts. Some advice: 1) Find mentors – I regularly learn from every interaction. If…

WHAT IN TARNATION YOU GOT BREWIN’ THERE?!
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WHAT IN TARNATION YOU GOT BREWIN’ THERE?!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I started compiling my list of favorite movie kisses, one of which was the Twilight Prom Gazebo kiss. This reminded me that I wanted to finally watch the newest DVD release tonight now that I’ve lived with it in my home for 3 days. A glass of wine and a…