A Winter Walk


When it’s wintertime in Minnesota and the temperature is above 30 degrees you’ve got to get outside to enjoy it! I’ve been outside for walks 3 days in a row. In fact, yesterday I took 2 walks outside in our neighborhood. “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.” ― Ellen DeGeneres The sunshine yesterday was so welcome, not …

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Celebrating Being Me

  Despite my best efforts, I often compare my work or myself to others and then feel as if I would be better if I was more like them. I learned to compare myself to others early in life at school and at home. I don’t know, maybe the human animal is programmed to compare. I also learned that schools, church, employers, and family reward certain kinds of behaviors more than others. It was easy …

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Best iPhone Camera Apps


  The best camera is the one you have with you. We often forget just how good phone cameras are. They’re easy to use. Most of us carry our phones with us most of the time so they are by default the camera we have with us. And with the many camera applications and lens add-ons that are now available, the most difficult part may be figuring out which app(s) and add-ons to choose. “Taking …

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