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Someone found my blog inspiring, and I am honored!

Originally posted on Bobby-C's Health Journey:
A fellow blogger, Simone, who has the Fattie No More  blog, nominated me as an inspiring blog. Thank you so much for nominating me, and for your kind words on my blog. I truly…

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July 4 – The land of opportunity

July 4. “Too often opportunity knocks, but by the time you disengage the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it’s too late.” (Rita Coolidge) Today in the United States we celebrate … Continue reading

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June 11 – I need to choose happiness more often

“Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” (Mildred Barthel) Have you ever met someone who seems only to be happy if they are unhappy? You know the kind of person I mean. The cliché would be to say … Continue reading

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101 Things I LOVE about Summer!

Originally posted on Just some thoughts I have…:
According to the calendar, and the phases of the moon, the season of Summer runs from about June 20th  to September 20th , or about 120 days. Here in the US though,…

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May – The open door of wisdom

May 1. “The doors of wisdom are never shut.” (Ben Franklin) Wisdom is the knowledge that is only gained through experience. I can learn through books and classroom study, and I can gain knowledge. But wisdom will only come after … Continue reading

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The Great Fire on 8-October-1871

It had been a long, dry summer in 1871. The fields and trees were all tinder dry, just waiting for a spark to ignite them. On a windy, Fall day, 8-October- 1871, a fire started which ended up killing over … Continue reading

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Bobby C’s Lighthouse Adventures: Grand Marais, Michigan

Grand Marais is a somewhat sleepy little town on the shores of Lake Superior, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  There are two light towers at Grand Marais, which work together to form the welcoming set of range lights that guide ships … Continue reading

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On mortality and living life…

Recently, I mourned with a friend over the loss of his father. Our families have grown closer in the past few years, and so we wanted to be there for them in their time of need. Each time a passing … Continue reading

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Two studies in customer service.

For me, the customer service experience can be the most powerful force in deciding where I will spend my money. Done right, it builds my loyalty. Done wrong, it earns my wrath and will make me work hard to avoid … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned About Life From Board Games

As a Player of a couple of the games listed here, with only marginally more success than the author, I found this to be very entertaining!

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