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New Vacation Plans

Have you started thinking about your vacation travel for next year?  There are so many wonderful places to go, it may be hard to choose. Do you like to stay close to home and just take a road trip around … Continue reading

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Sudden Valley Women’s Club

Last Thursday was the Sudden Valley Women’s Club “HOLIDAY GALA” at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club. We had music by the Bellingham Ukulele Group Ensemble (BUG-e), including sing-alongs. We had great door prizes, a gift exchange, raffle prizes, and … Continue reading

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Black Friday Shopping in a Strange World

Did you shop on Black Friday. Why is the shopping day after Thanksgiving called Black Friday? They say it was originally called Black Friday because so many people went out to shop that it caused traffic accidents and sometimes even … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Shopping

Does it seem that the world is getting even stranger than ever?  David Michaelson says he is writing a book that consists of an introduction and then nothing but empty pages. I think I’ll try that. Does the president of … Continue reading

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Written Retirement Plan?

Do You Have a Written Income Plan for Retirement? Think You Have Your Golden Years Covered? – Get it in Writing! Says Expert Financial Planner “Age 85 is a bad time to go broke,” says expert retirement planner Jeff Gorton.  Personal … Continue reading

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Women Governors

The first three women governors of any American states replaced their husbands. Here’s a list of the women governors in the United States, in chronological order: Nellie Tayloe Ross: Wyoming, Democrat, 1925-1927. Miriam “Ma” Ferguson: Texas, Democrat, 1925-1927, 1933-1935 Lurleen … Continue reading

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Article by Darlene Quinn

Do You Have to be a Renaissance Person in Today’s Economy? Deteriorating Job Conditions Affecting More U.S. Adults; Professional Woman of Many Hats Offers Perspective Brushes with poverty, extended periods of joblessness and a reliance on welfare is part of … Continue reading

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Article by Trevor Wilson: Employee Disengagement?

How to Address Rampant Employee Disengagement? Recognize Human Equity Author & Global Corporate Speaker Says It’s Time to Focus on Individuals’ Strengths An alarming Gallup poll published earlier this year is still sending shockwaves throughout the business community: Most American … Continue reading

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Amazing Northwest Women

After quite a rest from this blog, I am back with a new focus. I have been interviewing a group of amazing northwest women with amazing careers. Some are retired, some are nearing retirement, some are in the midst of … Continue reading

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Women’s History – More Birthdays

July 24, 1920 (1998) – Bella Abzug, lawyer, political activist, New York Congressional Representative (1972-76), initiated proposal for Women’s Equality Day July 24, 1897 (1937)  Amelia Earhart noted aviation pioneer and author July 27, 1891 (1980) – Myrtle Lawrence, co-founded biracial … Continue reading

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