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Not Your Oprah’s Book Club – Jan. 2020

How many people make New Year’s Resolutions at the end of January? It was a sure way for me to keep the promise to myself beyond the average 21 days, after which most of us give up. So, after a delightful conversation with one of my nieces, who is planning to read more books this […]

Secrets of Living the European Lifestyle (Part 4)

Cultivate a ‘Life of the Mind’. Before you say, “Hey, what do you mean?” let me explain. We Americans obviously live a different lifestyle than our European counterparts. We typically travel greater distances to get to work, spend more time in our cars, take fewer trains, walk less, eat more on-the-go, own bigger homes (many […]