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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 24, 2004 /

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…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 24, 2004 /

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…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 24, 2004 /

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…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 23, 2004 /

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.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 23, 2004 /

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…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 20, 2004 /

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…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 20, 2004 /

Congratulations Melanie Carr! She is the winner of the second leg of our Mighty Miramichi staff contest. The race is on, and her & Wally are neck & neck for the Grand Prize! We’ll find out the winner at the end of this month. Giv'er MiramichiGiv’er Miramichi is about “What’s up, what’s new, what’s happening”.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 19, 2004 /

Quote of the Day “Leaders care more than others think is wise; they risk more than others think is safe. They dream more than others think is practical and they achieve more than others think is possible.” –unknown Today I found another article called “Leaving the Tribe” to Find Your Own Unique Path in Life…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 18, 2004 /

I’m a bit of a reality TV nut. I love watching the Life Television network, which is pretty much all reality all the time. But I also watch a fair bit of the big network shows like American Idol, Celebrity Mole and lately, The Surreal Life. I don’t know why I watch The Surreal Life.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 17, 2004 /

People are sometimes a little surprised to find out that I’ve known I wanted to be a writer since the fourth grade. Even earlier I kind of suspected, but in grade four I won my first writing contest, placing above kids in the fifth and sixth grades. That’s when I had an “A-HA!! I’m good…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 16, 2004 /

Happy Monday! Hope you enjoyed your weekend. I sure did! I shut down the computer and spent a little time reconnecting with myself this weekend. I need to do that every once and awhile just to take stock and see if I’m on course or if I’m wandering off the path a little. I’m happy…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 12, 2004 /

Last night I went to the local writers’ group meeting. It was the first time I’ve attended in well over a year. There were a lot of new faces, some people I knew, and some I didn’t. One that I only knew through email, so now I have a face to put with the name.…

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