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Farewell Old Friend

Today I received news that one of my earliest friends had passed away. There are only a handful of people I can say were my friends from grade school. I’m proud to say that Chris Hauptman was one of them. … Continue reading

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Inspiration From a Tree

I am inspired by the crab apple tree in the front yard. Each spring it is the centerpiece of our “estate” with white flowers all over. That lasts about a week, then it goes to work producing fruit. While some … Continue reading

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Time passes

As July turns in to August, I realize there isn’t much summer left and so much has happened since my last update. To answer everyone’s first question, the new job is going well. I am settling in to the new … Continue reading

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New Job

I’m happy to say that my “time off” was short lived. I now work for Service-now.com. The company makes IT Service Management software. This is the software I used as part of the newly reformed Plexus Service Desk team a … Continue reading

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2010 Goal – Thank You

2009 is at an end and it’s time to start looking to 2010 and self-improvement goals. Last year’s goal was to get in touch (and keep in touch) with people. I feel I accomplished that thanks to help from friends, … Continue reading

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Happy C-Day to me

This morning as I turned off the alarm I noticed the date – 6/26. My brain is funny when it comes to numbers. The first thought was “That reminds me of the old Mazda car.” The second thought was “It’s … Continue reading

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Make time to relax

Every week I put together a to-do list for the weekend and every week I struggle to get it all done. Something always comes up that makes it a challenge to get the list checked off. Sound familiar? I am … Continue reading

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Be a Postive Role Model

Years ago when I was in my late teens and early 20s, a man, actually his whole family, had a very positive impact on my life professionally, personally, and spiritually. My teen years were rough and although hard to believe … Continue reading

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Just Listen

Sometimes all the other person needs is a sympathetic ear. I found myself reminding me of this fact this past weekend. I have a family member going through a tough time and spent some time for a visit. It’s very … Continue reading

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Carol

It’s really strange how you meet people sometimes. This past week was one of the strangest I can recall. I was on my way to work on Monday – a day like any other. When I got to the roundabout … Continue reading

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