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Annick had the day off from school today, and so we ventured to the neighboring town of Haarlem to see what has been classified as one of the remaining “Typical Dutch Towns.” Our original draw to the city was that it housed… 696 more words


Lessons From Quilting

I finished the tunic (well, almost) and two scarves.

The assembly went as well as could be expected. Also, I realized quilting can help with garment construction: 243 more words

Lani Longshore

Why I Turned Off My Cell Phone on the Camino

I admit it: I have the twitch:

The instinctive urge to reach for the phone every time there’s a pause in life: waiting in line, or before a show or movie starts, or on the bus…or when there’s just a break in conversation. 1,382 more words

Camino De Santiago

BC Plans - Fit for Purpose?

In a survey about the experience of handling major losses undertaken Vericlaim and Alarm, more than half of respondents “rated the practical assistance offered by a BCP (Business Continuity Plan) following a major incident as one or two out of a possible score of five”. 312 more words

Business Continuity

Your eyes only see what your mind lets you believe - Paul Jenkins

I had to stop a moment after I read that, and I’ll let you do the same…

Pithy quotes are all the rage right now on social media and blogs. 362 more words


My Whitney Confession

I thought it would be nice to take a break from the poetry and share a life lesson. Something that happened to me this summer. I wrote this while trying to work through some frustration. 1,167 more words



Closing your eyes brings to light the vision of what can be imagined to be constructed.

Construct, build, develop, are the foundation of dreams and possibilities the imagination conjures. 47 more words

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