What’s in a Name?

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What is the deal with people deciding that their child needs a goofily-spelled name? I’m not talking about names where there are more than one socially acceptable versions already out there such as Geoffrey/Jeffrey or Deborah/Debra. I’m talking about all the other names that we as a society thought we already knew how to spell but apparently didn’t.This comes to… Read more »


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Well apparently I wasn’t the only one who was not impressed by the billboard comparing Obama to Hitler. The thing has made headlines all over the world! Thankfully it was taken down yesterday but if you really want to know more about it just Google “Mason City Billboard”. I don’t know what was going on in the heads of whomever… Read more »

It’s shocking!!

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What is going on in this country that everything has to be shocking to get our attention? What makes me say this? I’ll tell you. Right now there are 2 billboards paid for by the Tea Party that I see every day on my drive to work. The first one, which has been up for a while now, says in… Read more »

Let There Be Music. Or Not

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There are very few things that I can truly say I’ve set my mind to that I did not achieve. Generally when I don’t accomplish something it’s because I didn’t really give it my all and/ or gave up when I got frustrated with my progress. Learning Spanish and yoga are two examples of things that I didn’t stay with… Read more »

I’m Not Dead

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I am still having blog block. It is very frustrating! I don’t know why all of a sudden my brain is not working in this way but hopefully I will get back on track blogging soon!

Heart and Soul

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As of late I have been plagued with blog block. I would come up with a really catchy title and nothing much to go with it, or, more commonly, I would read one or more of the blogs I follow and hope for some sort of inspiration from them. That didn’t happen.   But, as it always does, life happens… Read more »