Monthly Archives: February 2004

I found this great little tool to help me keep organized. This website publishes a monthly checklist of things to be done during the month to help you organize your home and office. You don’t do them all at once, just a few every week and by the end of the month if you’ve checked… Read more »

Life Lessons Until we learn a lesson, we keep getting it again, and again! IF PEOPLE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOU If your friends expect you to solve their problems, carry their stuff, clean their mess, buy their lunch, and you keep doing it, it will keep happening. IF YOU KEEP GETTING RIPPED OFF If you… Read more »

Crocodile Dundee This morning I came to work looking forward to the day and in good spirits because of the sunshine…until…I opened the door to the office and immediately felt a strange presence. I looked around hesitantly and found the source of my discomfort perched on top of the office supplies cabinet. I screamed for… Read more »

Last night I visited the Deux Maples Art Gallery. The owner of the gallery, Esther Nye, had invited me to a special exhibit of work by local artist, Colleen Knowles. It was my first time visiting the gallery since it opened, but I can say with all confidence that it certainly won’t be the last.… Read more »

Catch of the Day Melanie & I had a great day today! We went to 993 TheRiver and recorded the Mighty Miramichi Business Catch of the Day for the month of March. Usually the guys at the radio station record these ads but we decided to give it a try ourselves and have some fun.… Read more »

Before I redecorated my bedroom, across one wall ran a banner that asked the question, “If not now, then when?” It was the first thing I saw every morning and the last thing each night. The reason I strung this banner was to help motivate me in my creative writing. Being a journalist and writing… Read more »

Have you seen this poster? The one with a polar bear lying on an ice floe? The caption says, “When I get the feeling to do something, I lie down until the feeling goes away.” Yep, I’m talking about procrastination. I come from a long line of procrastinators. If it’s possible for this sort of… Read more »

Thought for the Day “Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” — Og Mandino THE OPTIMIST CREED… Read more »

WHEN YOU THOUGHT I WASN’T LOOKING (Written by a former child) When you thought I wasn’t looking, I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately wanted to paint another one. When you thought I wasn’t looking I saw you feed a stray cat, and I learned that it was good… Read more »

Here’s another good article with an exercise to do. I don’t think I’ve linked to it before. It’s called Honoring what is Right about Ourselves Rather Than what is Wrong and it’s part of The Enchanted Self series by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein. Still looking for someone to write the next chapter in our novel.… Read more »

Thoughts for the Day “People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun’s out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light within.” — Elizabeth Kubler-Ross “The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw… Read more »

Hello fer Snow! This is a picture sent to us by our buddy Glen in Moncton. He took this picture yesterday, looking out his window at a store across the street. This store is quite close to his house and on a good day, he can throw a rock and hit this building (not that… Read more »

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