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The Family Grocery Budget

My friend Lisa recently wrote a blog entry entitled “no bailout.”  No, she wasn’t talking about her views on the recently passed government “rescue” plan, though she could have been.  She was talking about tightening the familial belt and surviving the rough times that are already upon us and to come. Lisa got me thinking… Continue reading The Family Grocery Budget

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A Look at January

You all know that making resolutions doesn’t normally last.  I know this to be true but I like to try to check in each month with how I am doing on my aspirations. I have been creating new items but have not yet submitted anything for publication. I am well on my way to The… Continue reading A Look at January

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Aspirations for 2008

I know you all make resolutions. I like to think more lofty so I make aspirations. I did see some great progress in the last quarter of 2007 on some of my yearly aspirations so am heading forward. My aspirations for 2008 are: Be proactive in finding new friends and possibly a more than friend… Continue reading Aspirations for 2008

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Aspirations 2007

 I know, why aspirations? I have always thought goals were those little steps you take to reach a loftier, higher aim. Therefore, and based on Sarah Ban Breathnach’s Simple Abundance, I have aspirations for the new year. I realize I have already missed a good portion of the year. I have spent some time going… Continue reading Aspirations 2007

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Reviewing 2006

 I admit I am a bit behind. In 2006, I had reviewed the previous year and managed to set new aspirations (similar to goals but loftier in my mind) by January 2. This year it is 19 days later and I am just reviewing. Aspirations for 2006 Submit art and get published. To this end,… Continue reading Reviewing 2006