Life

3 Things Thursday

Positive Comments! Within the past week, I received two heartfelt, positive comments that were just really lovely to hear. First, at the end of last week, I had sent my boss (on her last day) a “goodbye” message, just wishing her well and thanking her for her time with us, etc. She wrote back appreciatively, commented positively on MY recent…

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Misc., Wisdom

“The Three R’s” lesson + misc. life

My Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff desk calendar taught a good lesson this week, spread out over the last few days. Thought I’d share it here for your benefit, too. 🙂 It said (in summary): To become a less reactive, happier person, remember the three R’s: 1- Responsive Act appropriately to the actual issue at hand, NOT driven by habitual,…

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Life, Weekends

Non-fall fun weekend :)

Happy Monday! My desk calendar also informs me that today is the “Queen’s Birthday” celebration holiday in Western Australia, so, happy birthday to the Queen, if you happen to live in Western Australia. 🙂 How was your weekend? Mine was good. I do find that despite “looking forward” to the weekend/ no work/ etc… sometimes I feel like I actually…

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Friday 5

Friday 5: fall books, XC, meals, WFH & workouts!

I haven’t done one of these in a long time! Feeling it today, though. 🙂 1- It is fall. Being the fall loving person that I am, I know it’s odd I haven’t addressed this fact yet on the blog. We are actually having a snap of cooler (but in a lovely, beautiful way, not cool/windy/rainy) weather right now. The…

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Workouts

Early morning workouts

Yesterday was Asher’s very first 5:30 a.m. swim workout. As part of the scheduling dance to fit everyone in throughout the week, his group is assigned the Wednesday 5:30 -6:45 a.m. slot. His other practices are always in the evening, so it’s just one early day per week (and, it’s optional.) But when the schedules came out, he said that…

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