Back in 2017, I blogged about how the federal government’s REAL ID deadline would be here before we knew it…in October 2020. In February of 2020, I drafted another blog post to remind folks about getting their REAL ID in October. Here’s that rough draft: “If you fly using any domestic airport or if you…

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During an email seminar I was presenting, one of the participants posted this comment in the chat box: “I should learn speed reading so I can get through these emails faster.” Speed reading incorrectly can be costly That comment reminded me of what I discovered when I was researching a discount airline. One particular airline…

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Ingredients 3       sticks of butter 9 oz   ginger snaps (crushed) ¾ cup         sugar 14 oz can of condensed milk 4       bananas (sliced) 1       lemon (juiced) 1 cup double or whipping cream grated chocolate Directions Crush the ginger snaps into fine crumbs. In a saucepan, melt 10 TB (1 stick + 2…

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During one of my coaching sessions, a client shared with me that he’d decided to take a sabbatical from working. He’s going to quit his current job so he can enjoy life to the fullest, figure out what kind of work will make him happy, and live a balanced life. We agreed he wasn’t satisfied…

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If you’ve been trying to find a vaccine appointment, you might have experienced some consternation about how much time it’s taking you to do this. As additional tiers beyond healthcare workers, nursing home residents, people 65 and older, people with underlying conditions, and teachers open up into all of the aforementioned plus 50 and older,…

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This pie is smooth and cool – a perfect dessert for spring and summer. If you’re watching your weight, follow the notes for the Keto version. It tastes nearly as rich as the standard version. This recipe makes a 9” pie. INGREDIENTS Standard Crust 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted…

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In our geographic area, we thankfully don’t worry about emergency preparedness for earthquakes, direct hits from hurricanes or blizzards. The last time this area had an accumulation of snow for 24 hours was 1985. Tornadoes are rare. Our biggest threats are wildfires, lightning storms, and occasional flash flooding that subsides within a day. So if…

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