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mom.jgp68% of people plan on calling their mother on Mother’s Day — which equals about 122.5 million phone calls, more than any other Sunday throughout the year.

My Life In Knots: Misti Chunky Rib Scarf

IMG_7111Often I knit with no intent in mind.  I’m more an impulse knitter, purchasing colors and brands I love knowing eventually I’ll find a the right owner of the scarf or hat I’m making.

This scarf is case at point.  I’m a big fan of Misti Baby Alpaca and immediately fell in love with these colors.

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Sunday’s Saying

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.”  Winston Churchil

Wordless Wednesday

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Learning The Power of Saying “No”

In a bold move, I recently turned down a date with a seemingly nice guy.

As a professional people pleaser, asserting myself, drawing boundaries and pushing back are skills I’ve never acquired. The result has been a lifetime of limping through bad dates and so-so relationships because I either ignored the red flags that screamed “unavailable” and “problems,” or simply couldn’t say, “No.”

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Sunday’s Saying

“A good example is the best sermon.”  Benjamin Franklin

Friday Fun Fact

GarbageThe average American produces more than four pounds of garbage per day. Over the course of a year, that is more than 1,600 pounds of garbage per person.