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Are dreams practical?

There is a fine line you sometimes have to walk between practicality and your dreams. Your dreams will take you to places unseen and they can verge into the spiritual in your dependence upon faith as one of your tools. … Continue reading

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A Typical Sunday

The past two weeks have been exceptionally busy at work. It was graduation and that means more customers wanting special cakes and more business. More business is good for the business but not for me. It means more stress, more … Continue reading

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I found my new chair!

I’ve been looking for a new office chair for work. Since I am partly handicapped, can’t stand or walk but a few steps at a time with a walker, I sit to work. So I “tool around” in my office … Continue reading

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I am thankful for my job!

I have decorated cakes since 1980. I worked in one cake shop for almost 10 years and quit to take a 6 month break. I went back to work at another cake shop and have been there ever since. I remember … Continue reading

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I’m feeling really Handicapped today

I recently decided to try selling AVON as a part-time job. I began all excited and eager to try this. Knowing I would be at a disadvantage from the start, because I can’t physically walk a neighborhood and hunt up customers, I … Continue reading

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I Have Taken on a Second Job

The economy has been sluggish. For about 2 years now, we have struggled a bit. Mostly because our grown daughter has been looking for work after being laid off from a good job and not called back. She was one … Continue reading

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Is the Recession really over?

“They” say the recession is over. “They” say thousands of new jobs have been created this month! Personally, I haven’t seen evidence of this yet. My daughter has been out of work for over a year and a half. She … Continue reading

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What I would Say to My 16-Year-Old Self

[Sunrise or sunset] (LOC) Where there is hope, there is life. I would give this hope for the future to my younger self. I would talk in generalities, but encourage myself to expect better things in the future. I would … Continue reading

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Trying to stay positive

A little over a year ago, the Owens Corning plant in our area had a large lay-off because of the diminishing use of fiberglass products. Our daughter was one of the 300+ people who lost their jobs with assurances of … Continue reading

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Knee replacement surgery

Well, I’ve taken the first step in checking out my knees. They are permanently constricted..that is, they are in a bent position always; I can’t straighten my legs. I’m not sure how long they’ve been that way, several years at … Continue reading

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Another year gone…

Today is my birthday. Another year has passed. Usually I don’t pay any attention to my birthdays. It’s just another day. This time, it’s the big 60! Somehow it has more weight to it than usual. In doing a quick … Continue reading

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I love my job!

I have been doing the same thing for 29 years and at the same shop for the past 17 years. I am a cake decorator, but specialize in wedding cakes.  I also make fondant bows, accents, trim and signs that go on … Continue reading

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Working off tickets?

Is spending 5 days in jail to erase traffic tickets really worth it? Continue reading

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Sunday

Reminiscing, thinking of the past workweek, Continue reading

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