Tag Archives: slowing down

Ixnay the Ouldshays

This morning my dog was bugging me to go for a walk. Yes, really, he knows how to communicate this to me quite clearly. What can I say, he has me well trained. I did have a few things I … Continue reading

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Entering the Clubhouse

As young girls, many of us would gather friends together to form special clubs or secret girls-only societies. We would share confidences and tell elaborate stories, write notes to each other, feel happily comfortable as our giggly selves, and develop … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope of Slothness

I’ve always been one of those R.W.’s who likes to be active. I rarely sit still for long. Like most pre-video game, pre-smart-phone little girls, I spent a whole lot of time outside playing, or going for long walks, or … Continue reading

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At Some Point It Will Happen… If We Let It

Lo and Behold, RW’s….the holidays are officially here. Hanukkah is winding down, and Christmas is starting. We have been on Turbo Prep mode for days, weeks, even months. All of that hustle and bustle, scurrying, late nights, sore backs, tired … Continue reading

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Professional Perspective

“Its not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know my letters.” – Vanna White During a recent meeting, one of my Real Women co-workers was doing a fine job of demonstrating a product to … Continue reading

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Summer Doing

“If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing.”  – Ayn Rand Ah, summer…. Every year we look forward to it, with visions of relaxation dancing in our heads. Those lazy, hazy days of summer – lounging on a beach, or sitting … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Meandering

It never fails. I’m tight on time, need to get somewhere quickly, and I get caught behind a slow driver.   It could be a trash collection truck, a piece of farm equipment, a student driver or an elderly senior.   Whatever … Continue reading

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