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PS: Since I couldn’t discuss the reading challenge this week, we’ll do it next week with suggestions for the third category, a classic you’ve always wanted to read.

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The Twelve Months of 2017

Last year I had so much fun looking back over my blog and sharing reminders of some of my favorite posts, that I’ve decided to do it again before 2017 becomes history. This has been a little (maybe even a lot) like looking through a journal. These posts are only a sampling, but do you…

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Costa Rica: A Winner in Every Way

If you guessed Costa Rica, you were correct. This particular photo comes from the Mixed Culture website, but I did see the Resplendent Quetzal from a distance yesterday. What a glorious sight. We’ll be home today with great memories of “Best of Costa Rica” from Road Scholar and all the super people we met along…

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Sunday Inspiration: A Fresh Start

“A New Year. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams…

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2016 and Me: A Year’s Worth of Posts

Can I say that a month by month look back at a year’s worth of posts is a tradition here? Even if I’ve only done it once? No? Okay, then this week, the tradition begins. Here’s my second recap of a year’s worth of posts on Southern Exposure. It’s always fun to look back, especially when…

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Four Books At Once: Multitasking Ain’t For Sissies

This has been an odd week in an odd profession. Every day I’ve been frantically multitasking, and my desk shows it. (Don’t worry, the next line on my ridiculous to-do list says “For heaven’s sake clean off your desk!”) Four different books are the culprits. First there’s From Glowing Embers. From Glowing Embers is now free for readers…

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