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New Year’s Resolutions ~ 2012

New Year’s Resolutions ~ 2012

As I sit here wondering what to write about I am struck by my increasingly large case of writer’s block.  A kind of block that is case specific to this time honored tradition we call, “New Year’s Resolutions”. Resolution by definition means, “A course of action determined or decided on.”  A New Year’s Resolution according(…)

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How to Eat When You’re NOT Working Out ~ My Weight Loss Struggles

How to Eat When You’re NOT Working Out ~ My Weight Loss Struggles

A few of years ago I had hit my highest weight ever, even heavier than when I was nine months pregnant, pre-eclamtic and swollen to the hilt! So I set out to drop the weight. It helped that I had just had braces put on my teeth and thus my mouth was often to sore(…)

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New Year’s Resolution ~ 2012

New Year’s Resolution ~ 2012

I started these New Year’s Resolution Posts in 2010 on a whim. I made it my goal to read Gone with the Wind. I did that wish ease. Then in my New Year’s Resolution Post 2011 I decided to try Sophie’s Choice. I am having less success with Sophie’s Choice. I tried reading it earlier(…)

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Sophie’s Choice ~ Post 2 ~ Holocaust

Sophie’s Choice ~ Post 2 ~ Holocaust

My New Year’s Resolution for 2011 was to read Sophie’s Choice by William Styron. My progress is much slower than I would like I am only 38% done). There are three main reasons for this. The first reason is simply that I am not finding the time to read. Between homeschooling the kids, keeping up(…)

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Sophie’s Choice ~ Post 1 ~ Music & Poetry

Sophie’s Choice ~ Post 1 ~ Music & Poetry

My New Year’s Resolution for 2011 was to read Sophie’s Choice by William Styron. Needless to say I am a little late in getting to it this year! I started out very enthusiastically in January or February but did not get very far in the 6 weeks I had the book on loan from the(…)

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New Year’s Resolution ~ 2011

New Year’s Resolution ~ 2011

This past January I posted about New Year’s Resolutions.  I had pretty much forgotten about the post until I started searching my blog for all the things I had posted about Gone With the Wind.  In January of this year I made it my one mission for the year to read Gone With the Wind. (…)

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Belated 2010 Resolutions

Belated 2010 Resolutions

I have recently been catching up on my blog post reading, and came across multiple writings on resolutions for the New Year.  Resolutions are not really my thing as I always have this image of dusty treadmills and weight benches used as clothing hangers!  Anyone who knows me realizes I could stand to loose about(…)

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Flashback Friday-New Year’s Edition

Flashback Friday-New Year’s Edition

For New Year’s Eve 2008 we were given the opportunity to do something different.  Rochester was celebrating it’s 175th Anniversary with a big kickoff bash on New Year’s Eve.  The Bach Children’s Chorus was going to be singing downtown and a special ball full of wishes was to be set on fire downtown.  The chorus(…)

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