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Nesting: Music

This blog first appeared at www.NestingCards.com as a part of the ongoing discussion about what nesting is and how to create a sense of HOME that feeds your soul and welcomes others. Enjoy! Instruments, lyrics, sounds, and music punctuate our lives. Theme-songs for...

Workplace: What’s in a Name

What’s in a Name? I was reminded of this when in a coffee shop recently. SLOW BY SLOW, as seen in the photo, has on the wall inside the shop door: “SLOW BY SLOW is the mindset that everything should be done with the time and care it deserves.” It’s nice to know what...

Workplace: Centurion

Centurion companies are 100 years old – or more. In the United States, several farms date to the 1600s and are still in operation. The Hartford Courant newspaper dates to 1764. Crane & Co (paper company) dates to 1799/1801 and makes cards, stationery, and papers...

Workplace: Retirement

Aaaaahh, retirement! It’s a word that has many meanings to many people. For most contemporary middle-class Americans, including the readers of this blog, “retirement” probably conjures up visions of great enjoyment: well-earned endless leisure; extra time and money...

Workplace: Fair Lessons

Many of you know, I “bleed green” – which means that I am from a 4-H family; participated in 4-H as a kid; and have volunteered for 4-H as an adult all over Idaho. A big part of the 4-H year includes learning and an “end-point” of exhibiting projects or showing...