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Motivational

76. Confidence

When someone takes a test, what crosses their mind? Panic, anxiety, fear, uncertainty, or confidence, assertiveness? Perhaps a mix of everything. Do you know why motivational quotes resonate with so many people? Because people want to be confident in the face of adversity. People want to be assured that even though they may not have […]

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Kitties

75. Doggies

My husband has two black Labradors: Sammy and Emma. Sammy came first from his Grandmother. She found Sammy on the side of the road, abandoned at the tender age of around 3 weeks. When my husband had his first back surgery, his Grandmother came up to help out and brought Sammy with her. My husband […]

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Business

74. Business Growth: New Year Goals

One of the things I like about inventing is always seeing possibility on the horizon. A failed experiment gleans new insights into how things work and allows me to create a new experiment to try. For my experiments I collect all kinds of odds and ends to help me out—just recently I got some shower […]

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relationships

73. Cooking Duck

My most recent cooking adventure: We picked up some duck breasts on a road trip, and about a week after we got back, I thawed it out and looked up how to cook it. My husband was working on a car, and I was starving, so I decided to try my hand at duck. I […]

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Education/Teaching

72. Analogies

I love giving analogies to my students when lecturing. We could be covering a dense topic, and I like to boil it down to a great analogy for better understanding. Sometimes they are practical examples, and sometimes they have dragons in them. I will word it the most effective way I think will reach my […]

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Random Thoughts

71. Randomness

Something quirky to start off the new decade: Sometimes random thoughts interrupt my day, like what if marshmallows were sentient? Would they integrate into society well? Would baby marshmallows leave a sticky residue on the chairs when they sat in class? Would there be mass marshmallow murders everywhere because they are sooo delicious (especially with […]

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