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Tag Archives: holidays

Always Three Seasons Ahead!

I get it. I understand that retailers need to promote holidays months ahead of time to try to make their nut during the season. But I feel as if putting out Christmas decorations before the end of September is a little extreme. Life moves fast enough without us wishing it away by trying to move …

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A Little Holiday Cheer

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My Thanksgiving Wish

The last few months have been a bit crazy and stressful in our lives. One minute we were minding our own business and then some time in September things started to run amok. I have been so busy juggling worries and running between work and hospitals that I haven’t had time to relax, write, or …

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The Post Yule Blahs

I don’t know about all of you, but I tend to cruise through much of the holidays on auto-pilot. It’s the busiest and most stressful time of the year for me at work. There is so much pressure to buy the perfect gift and exhibit over the top holiday cheer. I find it is easier …

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Santa Claus vs. The Great Pumpkin

No, I am not suggesting the next great MMA match-up on pay-per-view. I am actually lamenting the demise of autumn holidays in the United States. I know I have some readers outside the US and I would love to know if they see the same trends in their countries. We see it every year – …

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Wisdom from the trenches

The last six months have had me following pursuits other than my writing. These have pulled me away from my blog, my book, my editing, my learning the publishing business. But in every endeavor there are lessons to learn. The last six months have taught me well. I learned that I can have laser sharp …

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