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Multitasking Made Me Crazy

I’m learning how NOT to multitask.  I recently attended a class about mindfulness at work.  Some of what I learned jolted me.  Multitasking is a myth.  I know that to be true, and yet it’s a way of life in the tech industry of which I am a part.  All of us, in our high…

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National PB&J Day

I didn’t know that we had a National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day in the United States, but I’ll be happy to celebrate it.  I missed out on Pie Day (March 14th) so this might make up for it. Portland, Oregon, is a national leader in food trucks (they are an obsession here), and we…

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Tulip Fields Forever

As you probably saw from Cee’s blog, we went to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest on Sunday.  Forty acres of tulips in bloom!  Absolutely, incredibly beautiful.  I took a panoramic picture with my iPhone so I hope it loads well for you because it’s a large file.  You don’t realize how enormous the fields are…

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Inspiration by Dallas Clayton

Meet Dallas Clayton.  He inspires me.  He’s colorful and loving and insightful and just downright fun.  He’s an artist who has retained, against all odds, his childhood wonder and joy.  Please enjoy these samples of his work, visit his blog, and take the time to read his first children’s book. Here is the first thing…

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To Soar on the Wings of Eagles

If it’s possible to wear out a YouTube video by watching it over and over again, then I’m close to wearing this one out.  Thank goodness YouTube is made of stronger stuff than old fashioned VCR tapes.  I am thrilled to share this video with you.  If you’ve ever wanted to soar with the eagles,…

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My Real Life Heroes

I met two real life heroes yesterday and I never learned their names.  I want to thank them, even if it’s in this little piece of cyberspace. I was in Portland for an appointment, and was walking in the rain when I slipped on a metal plate on the sidewalk. I fell hard and was…