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Summer Musings

Summer Musings

In 2007, we looked at where we were and where we wanted to be, and we decided in 10 years, we’d move. My husband moved here on a whim and wasn’t...

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All the World’s a Stage

All the World’s a Stage

All the world’s a stage. This keeps coming up for me. When I read as a lecture during Catholic mass, but especially when I help put on an event. Each space has its directors, its producers, its actors who all play a pivotal role. Each space has its problems and everyone has to pivot. And, the thought has occurred to me – everyone should, yes, I daresay should, take some acting classes in their formative years so they can truly learn the ins and outs of “all the world’s a stage.”

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Zoom Guide

Zoom Guide

Do you use Zoom for your video-conferencing? I jest, who doesn’t these days? That said, I do, and I have for 6 years, and I love it. It has a lot of...

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One Year

One Year

Peter and I were barely working between the two of us, he had been laid off and with struggles feeding Levi I was barely pulling 5 hours a week. We were at the DHS office applying for food stamps when Peter got the call that yes indeed TriMet was offering him a job. We had been at the DHS office since 7:20 am and we finally got home close to 10:30 am. We barely set our things down, relieved that there was more money in our future and we could at least buy food for our small family when the phone rang. It was my mother. It was one of those phone calls where you just know something is wrong, and how wrong it was. She asked if I was sitting down, and I think I sat down. She didn’t wait to tell me and simply said, “Cristi is dead.”

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Back Up Your Data

Back Up Your Data

This is all about backing up your data. Why is it important to back up your data? Well, sometimes hardware fails. Sometimes companies make changes...

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Vote

Vote

When did you decide you wanted to vote? I have been passionate about voting since I was in middle school. Kerry Washington couldn’t remember if it...

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