South Texas gives Florida a serious challenge. Summer, when Canadians usually stay near home, is high season in south Texas. So the rest of year iis off-season with a sub-tropical climate and amazing prices for food, accommodation and attractions. Plus, the beaches on the outer islands of the Texas coast are extraordinary.
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Drink in the mellow goodness of summer with this thick and creamy smoothie that refreshingly fills the gap between meals – or even replaces one. I had this before a workout and was fully energized without feeling full.
“It’s fabulous. I love it. No agent will ever touch it.”
Her explanation was that the book didn’t fit into any established category. It would be hard for an agent to create a snappy “elevator pitch” and harder still for a traditional editor to know how to work with it. It might be brilliant, but because it was so different it would be too much work (read, too much money) for the traditional publishing industry to embrace.
Today let’s talk about loss of identity. Have you ever experienced acting a different way in a group to be able to blend in?
Whether you want to admit it or not, charitable giving is probably not one of your highest priorities. You have bills to pay, food to buy, and a social life to fund, or worse, children to raise. Throwing two-dollars into the tin shaken at the traffic lights doesn’t count, not really. When it comes to charitable giving, we humans aren’t the most charitable of creatures.
Failing to respond appropriately and respectfully to differences of opinions about controversial scientific issues is bad pedagogy, and presuming that no legitimate controversy can exist, simply because the preponderance of evidence now at our disposal favors a particular theory, is bad science. How many theories, espoused within the last hundred years with as much fervor as those mentioned in the Tennessee statute, are now wholly or in part discredited?
What if your dog offered you a behaviour you didn’t ask for? What if it was a good idea? Being smart enough to catch your dog doing something right is good for both of you. You get what you want and your dog gets to flex his creative muscles!
Today let’s talk about authority figures. Has a situation ever made you feel like you were the small child in front of the teacher’s desk, afraid you had done something wrong?
‘On the tender cusp of winter and spring, gratitude shares its voice.’ ~ Author, Tess Wixted, shares her thoughts on winter, spring, and gratitude in all its forms.
2/13 Up Martin-made the turn at the “Saddle”…the meadow where all roads cross on the way to Spencer Butte summit…took me an hour…took the Bigfoot, Merlin and Flash 40 minutes. My longest, furthest yet. Easy to hate young legs at my age. Took 50 min. going down. Fog heavy in the lichen, valley sky lit […]