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Desperately Seeking Susan’s Blog Identity

I’m updating my blog format and, in the process, trying to write a “tag Line” that sums up what my blog is all about. That’s way harder than you think.

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Time for Change. And I’m Not Talking About My Hair.

I’ve been thinking of updating my blog. Making big changes… that have nothing to do with my hair. Ha

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New Horizons

Okay… so… I’m a little excited this week, folks. Brenda Ray Coffee has asked me to contribute a monthly post to her blog 1010 Park Place. And today my first post Women Who Have “It” is live. You can see …

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Elephant in the Room: On Working Hard

I listened to an interesting podcast on CBC radio the other day. One that started me thinking about hard work, and about blogging, among other things. “Seat at the Table” is a new series hosted by Isabelle Racicot, a well …

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Six Weeks on the Road… Notes from a Weary Traveller

Six weeks on the road and I’m a gonna make it home tonight… well, not tonight, exactly, but the day after tomorrow night. Apologies to Dave Dudley for misquoting his classic sixties country and western song. And apologies to those …

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Keeping It Real… Blogging in the Age of Alternative Facts

Yesterday, Hubby and I were cross-country skiing. Probably my last ski before we leave for our trip. And as we shushed along a woodland trail, and exclaimed at the size of some of the old willow trees that grow out …

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books

When Inspiration Fails To Strike

What do you do when inspiration fails to strike? I sigh. And mooch around the house as if I’m afflicted by bored-angsty-teen syndrome. Which of course I am. Then I read. Good fiction. Or non-fiction, mostly articles. Looking for ideas. …

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Shame on Me

I love this photo; let’s call it “Looking Out My Backdoor”… cue Creedence Clearwater Revival. I took the shot in early May as the new leaves were just beginning to unfurl. I was climbing the stairs from our basement after …

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Between the Lines: Celebrating Bloggers Over 50.

My birthday is in a couple of weeks. I turn the big 6-0. Akkk. Can’t quite believe that. Maybe that’s why I’ve been thinking and writing a lot lately about the changes that come with age. Both physical and emotional. …

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Paying It Forward … Five Favourite Blog Posts from 2015

I read a lot of blogs. Now. But, I was slow to catch onto the idea of blogging. I’d never even read a blog until 2012, when a few months before I was scheduled to retire from teaching, I saw …

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