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  • Blogging,  If we were having coffee

    If We were having Coffee – I would tell you my goings on

    Goings On- No, I did not work on any of my wips this week. I still did do some writing, with my weekly assignment for class. This term is Organizational Behavior and Fundamentals of Taxation. I never knew that doing taxes could be so interesting. I am already compiling a ton of deductions that I may be able to take in the coming year. Since I was not working on any of my manuscripts, what have I been doing? InDesign – I have played around some more with the Adobe software, InDesign. The more I use it and poke around with it, the more I like it. I can see…

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    If We Were Having Coffee, I would tell you… it’s graduation!

    Today was the day – Graduation Day! A day that I never thought would come until two years ago when I started my academic journey at Franklin Pierce University in the Associates of Arts for Business program.     The weather was blah, but that didn’t matter, I dressed to meet the challenge of staying warm and dry while waiting for my turn to walk across that stage and receive my announcement of conferral. When I left home at 8 in the morning, the clouds had just started rolling in. The weather forecast was cold and light rain. Not the best combination for a graduation ceremony. Some used umbrellas while…

  • Blogging,  book reviews

    Book of the Month for January 2018

    I just finished up a book that was bubbling to the top of my to-read pile as the Holidays passed by me at warp speed. The subject of stress does occupy many minds during the winter months and the up and coming income tax season. But as I began reading the following book I found that this book is a welcome read for any time of the year since stress comes in many forms. Title: The Upside of Stress By Kelly McGonigal, PhD File Size: 1321 KB Print Length: 301 pages Publisher: Avery (May 5, 2015) Publication Date: May 5, 2015 Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC Language: English ASIN:…

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    Focus is the Key to Time Management

    Time Management Everyone struggles with finding enough time to do the things that need to be done. I know I have had my share of scraping blocks out of my daily life to work full time, be a full-time student, interact with family members, add quality time for my pup, and find me time. Time management is all about discipline and setting priorities. Some ask me, how do you do it? My priorities are set by what is most important for me to do on the list. Work. I must go to work every day to earn that paycheck so I can afford to eat. This means that I have…