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Research – Why Do We Do It?

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? Albert Einstein The definition of the word research gives no clue at all of what a  satisfying pastime it can be. diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, … Continue reading

Excuse me? Did You Say Hokey?

A reader asked me about a word I used in my introductory post.  “Did you mean to call yourself hokey?” Yep.  I said I’m hokey. If you have never heard that word, well…here’s your word for today. I grew up with a bunch of boys. I was the only girl in the neighborhood and I stood … Continue reading

A Little Help Please

Have you ever had the dreaded “writer’s block?”  That difficult-to-define mood you get into when you just can’t seem to find any words that go together. I can see why it’s called the writer’s worst nightmare. Here I am again, trying to find a reason to create a blog post. Sometimes it’s really hard to … Continue reading

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Is Being Obstinate A Good Thing?

How many times have you thought “I’m going to do this no matter what!”?  How about if you say “I will NOT do that!”? Same thing? Depending on who you are saying it to, you could be obstinate, or you could know what you want and go for it. There’s a lot to be said for … Continue reading