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On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile.  Here is this week’s quote:

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”  – Albert Einstein

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Quote of the Week: “… in the face of great opportunities”

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On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote:. “Timid men are more likely to be moved to trepidation than daring in the face of great opportunities.” – Henry Kissinger

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No More Junk Mail: Getting Off The Mailing Lists

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I found this pretty all-inclusive link for getting yourself (address, email, phone) off the Direct Marketing Association lists. Getting off these lists will cut down on the junk mail you get coming in the door that clutters up your counters! Check out this link to do just that: DMA Choice: Consumer Information and Preference Services

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Meeting a Stationery Designer and Pioneer

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Recently I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Ms. Chris Plantan, Architect and Founder of russell+hazel, at a Design Presentation & Trunk Show. The event was hosted by Office, a local retail shop and gallery in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Plantan and her VP of Sales cheerfully shared some creative processes, enlightening information about the office […]

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Simple Pleasures: Homemade Goodies

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The other day my podcast co-host and I took our kids, saddled them up in the car, stopped at the local coffee shop for a caffeine fix and took off to pick blackberries.  I love the summer & early fall, and usually try to take in as much fresh fruit & products from the Farmers’ Markets […]

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Spend More Time With Loved Ones in the New Year

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New Year Resolution #6: Spend More Time with Loved Ones This series is all about the top New Year Resolutions. One of those is “Get Organized”. Have you ever made this resolution? How did it go? Did you do a “crash & burn” weekend on Jan. 2nd and everything was back to the way it […]

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Product Review: Neat Receipts Scanner

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Have you seen Neat Receipts yet?  You have gotta check it out!  I just reviewed it for Sparkplugging (click to read the full article), and it’s also posted in Reviews section of the Neat Receipts website HERE. (Between PC World & Fortune Small Business I might add!!) A portable little piece of technology that cuts […]

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Quote of the Week: Embrace the new

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On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote: “Sometimes we are lucky enough to know that our lives have been changed, to discard the old, embrace the new, and run headlong down an immutable course.” -Jacques-Yves Cousteau

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Quote of the week: Disorder

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On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote: We do not keep the outward form of order, where there is deep disorder in the mind. – William Shakespeare (photo by alexthebig on flickr)

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Compact Fluorescent Bulbs: Get On It!

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In response to Seth Godin’s challenge to blog about CF bulbs, here is my story…..and I’m stickin to it! So, I had a really bad experience with a mis-programmed thermostat basically blowing out our furnace computer. Let’s not talk about the gory details, suffice to say that wow, if your utility bills are high, call […]

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