Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hiring Deaf Workers

CEO: Hiring Deaf Workers Helped Grow Our Company Offers Tips for Blending Hearing, Non-Hearing Workforce There are myriad benefits to companies that hire disabled people, from gaining excellent problem-solvers with above-average attendance and productivity records, to earning federal tax credits. … Continue reading

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Writing Groups

Our Whatcom Writers group met this evening. It is so great to associate with these accomplished people. The writers range from memoirs, travel writers, non-fiction, self-help, romance, mystery, and on and on. One is a book designer, working on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Childhood Illnesses

Did you miss school days because of mumps, measles, chicken pox, etc.?   Now I suppose children get vaccinated for everything and never get sick, right?  When I was in elementary school, I expected to be off from school for at least … Continue reading

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Sailing Stories

Imagine sailing the South Pacific on your own sailboat for two years . . . with your family: husband, wife, one teenage daughter and her two younger brothers.  Maybe it sounds romantic to you, or exciting adventure and exploration.  I’m … Continue reading

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Places to Go and Things to Do

What a great month November is.  Today is Veterans Day, of course, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Christmas Shopping is definitely on the agenda.  You may even be starting to think of your travel plans for next year.  … Continue reading

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Chikeola Karimou — Guest Blog

What a gem! At least that’s how I am perceiving it… I have been carrying this book with me for I don’t know, the last three, two years; constantly promising myself to get to it. Finally, out of nowhere (hum, … Continue reading

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Setting Up Shop in Paradise

5 Tips for Setting Up Shop in Paradise Entrepreneur Shares How He Traded Suit & Tiefor Flip-Flops & Cut-Off Jeans Dreams come true, but not through wishful thinking, says John Berglund, a corporate executive turned “flip-flop perfumer.” After successful careers … Continue reading

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Compliments

Compliment:  an expression of praise, admiration, or congratulations. Do you enjoy receiving compliments?  For instance, do you like hearing that your new hairstyle is becoming?  That your new dress is pretty?  That you did a great job on the power … Continue reading

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Writing Articles

Article Writing and Ideas from EzineArticles (copied from email from EzineArticles) Article Writing and Ideas What do you      read to stay sharp and for fun? pic.twitter.com/JHcpjW3h Ensure (to      make certain) vs. Insure (to arrange for compensation). Check out … Continue reading

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The History of Aprons

(Note: this was sent to me in an email by a friend) The History of ‘APRONS’ I don’t think our kids know what an apron is. Remember making an apron in Home Ec? Remember Home Ec? If we have to … Continue reading

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