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Find Someone Who Likes You

  Who really, really likes you.  For who you are.  And what you value.  And then treat them as if they’re irreplacable.  Because they very well might be. We’ve all seen that couple that sits in a restaurant, somehow managing to work their way through three courses without saying a word to each other.  It’s…

    On the subject of salad dressings. . .

    I used to think Ranch was king.  Hidden Valley to be exact. For regular salad dressing, it’s hard to beat.  And where salads were concerned, I always thought that went on top of one. Until, that is, my first visit to Venice, Italy and the incredible landmark there of Harry’s Bar.  I have never eaten…

      How to Make Friends and Keep Friends

      Most of us figure out early on how to make friends. But friendships are a lot like flowers. And they need tending. It’s not difficult to plant a seed, give it a little water, and under the right conditions, watch it grow.  But inevitably, weeds begin to sprout up around that flower.  If it’s had…

        Get on the consistency bandwagon with exercise.

        My mama(one Southernism I refuse to give up) is one of the most consistent people I know when it comes to staying fit.  She started exercising at age thirty-five, back when that made her just a tad quirky.  She loved it though, working out every morning at five-thirty to Body Electric on the PBS channel…

          Give people a chance to tell you their story.

          So we spend most of our days in a hurry.  Rushing from one appointment to the next, checking email, texting, making calls while we’re in the grocery store checkout line.  But for as many ways as we now have to communicate, I almost wonder if we’re doing less of it face to face, closing ourselves…