Monthly Archives: January 2013

How Full Is Your Bucket?

How Full is Your Bucket by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton This book appealed to me for quite some time.  I love the snippet you can read on Amazon about the grandfather and grandson team, the co-authors.  I finally … Continue reading

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Blueberry-Lemon Muffins

1 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup white sugar 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon * 1 small container lemon yogurt * 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 2 tbsp milk 1 tsp grated … Continue reading

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I decided to call this blog “mindfulness” to take the me out of it, and to be mindful of the other people reading it.  I felt that interesting tidbits seemed more broadcast appropriate, more a reflection of me and my … Continue reading

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New Hobby – Crochet

I recently started to crochet.  It is like learning another language, and a completely different set of skills to stitching.  My first “finished” project is this hat and scarf on the Star-Bellied Sneetch.  Yes, the hat was meant to be … Continue reading

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Ireland Replaces Chicago Header

The past header is over 6 months old.  I’ve recently spent some time in Ireland and the new header reflects that.  Here is the previous photo, from a warm summer day in Chicago along the lakefront.  

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