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July 2009

These shoes are made for running

I did, I finally did get my new pair of shoes. I know a couple people who will be happy, my physical therapist for one, who has been threatening to yank my old shoes off my feet and throw them away on my behalf. Buying the shoe was a tough choice on two fronts – [...]


Leo Tolstoy wrote Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised. You can fool most people but usually children and animals can sniff a fake a mile away. Usually the kids have [...]

It all work s out in the end

Isn’t that the truth? Sometimes you wonder why is it that those who hardly work get all the credit and those who work really hard never get any at all. Have you noticed those who were in your face and obnoxious when they were young are quiet and actually nice when they get older? It [...]

Happy 4th of July

You know it is the 4th of July because there are fireworks and barbecues firing up everywhere, bug spray is selling like hot cakes and teenagers are up late since they don’t have to go to school the next day – yup its summer too. The newspapers, websites and TV talk about the importance of [...]

First impressions

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Isn’t that the truth?It does not matter if you are an adult or a child, going for a job interview or speaking to the public, teaching or being taught. I have to keep reminding myself and my kids that you never know who is [...]