Tag Archives: Life

Vinegar – Nature’s Cleaning Tool

I don't know about you, but most of those cleaning agents freak me out. The chemical smell is so strong - how can it NOT be bad for you? But it wasn't until I was at a friend's house a couple of months ago that I really went over the top. Her infant daughter was…
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The Crossroads at 2010

"Something has changed within me Something is not the same I'm through with playing by the rules Of someone else's game Too late for second-guessing Too late to go back to sleep It's time to trust my instincts Close my eyes and leap..." -Wicked As we start out this New Year, I've taken a moment…
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Just Live

We all go through various crossroads in our lives. Some of them are easy to navigate. Some take a little longer, or require a little more self-introspection before passing through. I saw this hanging up in the office the other day. Not necessarily a Pulitzer winner in terms of literary devices, it still has a…
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200 Songs for 200 Klicks – Help Fight Cancer a Musical Way

A friend of mine has decided to enter The Ride to Conquer Cancer in his own unique and compelling way. Brian Chick will be participating in a 200km bike ride this June 2010 to raise money for the Princess Margarett Hospital Foundation for cancer research. As part of the team, "The Eradicators," Brian hopes to…
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Networking VS. Self-Promoting

The following is an article posted on LinkedIn this week that was written by Patricia Nixon.  She makes some excellent points that I wanted to share with you. I agree with her statements - I've seen this MEMEME attitude stemming up more and more in lots of arenas - not just on networking sites. I…
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Back in the Office!

[caption id="attachment_156" align="alignleft" width="216" caption="Sunset on the St. Lawrence River  -Photo courtesy of Silverpen Productions (c) 2009"][/caption] We're back from our week away. We had a nice time and the weather was actually the best weather I think we have seen all year! Our stay on the St. Lawrence wasn't as relaxing as we had…
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Remembering Michael Jackson

It seems that across the generations, everyone has at least one of those, "where were you when..." kind of days. It may have been, "Where were you when Pearl Harbor happened?", "Where were you [caption id="attachment_125" align="alignright" width="250"] Michael Jackson was always right at home onstage. Photo courtesy of Fanpix.com[/caption] when JFK was shot?", "Where…
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Swing Dance Fundraiser

Every month the Saratoga Music Hall is home to the Diamond Dance – the biggest swing dance event in the Northeast. Once a year, the party is also for a good cause and a portion of the proceeds this year is going towards Team Rafiki. Team Rafiki is a locally based group working to improve…
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So You Think You Can Dance Auditions

For the first time, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance is holding a dual season. As the finalists get underway for season 5, auditions are currently being held for season 6. Next up on the audition tour... (Continue Article)
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Studio Spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance

[caption id="attachment_103" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo Courtesy of the Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance"][/caption] There are many great dance studios throughout this country. If you are in the upstate NY area, keep checking back here for periodic local studio spotlights. This week's spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance.  Located in the heart of historic Saratoga…
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