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Northern Lights Unplugged

Okay, folks, loosen up. Today’s challenge is a biggie. We’re going to pick a stunning place to visit, take in a breathtaking, awe-inspiring, once-in-a-life time...

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A rodent ate my garnish

The waiter explained that the restaurant had a rodent problem. I’m still speculating on what happened when he returned to the kitchen to explain to...

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All I need

When you pack for your vacation, what is “all you need?”

Assume that the basics of life are covered (i.e. food, shelter).
These are...

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Dr. Seuss, my writing coach

I’ve learned quite a bit from Dr. Seuss over the years. He’s been a career counselor (Oh, the Places You’ll Go!), a guide to hiring...

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Beth Parker meet Beth Parker

It started with misdirected email. For a few exhilarating seconds, I believed that US authors and publishers were tracking me down. Then I realized that...

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