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June 2011 Archives

The following quotes on friendship are taken from my brand new book:   US! CELEBRATING THE POWER OF FRIENDSHIP It’s available signed and personalized at my author site: maryanneradmacher.NET   Stand often in the company of dreamers…they tickle your common sense […]

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It’s in every news cast.  The latest on Congressman Anthony Weiner’s personal sext scandal. Sext.  A new word delivered to us via advances in technology.  The merging of sex and text.  The phenomenon began in the younger demographic of our […]

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And so do I.  Like Secretary Gates I also want to honor the families who serve their country by staying at home and standing by their family member’s decision to serve in the Military.  Those families serve our country and […]

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My friend, Ellen, writes a Blog at Braveheart Women’s web site called ELLENOUTLOUD. This morning she wrote about almost going parasailing.  I relived the time that I did. I was a guest of two dear friends.  We were enjoying lunch […]

For those feeling overwhelmed, or taken with the idea of experiencing a short sabbatical I can suggest an awesome destination for restoration and rejuvenation: home.  Not “home” with the HONEY-DO list and laundry and dishes, and dust under the sofa… […]

Sabbatical.  It’s tossed around a lot.  What IS it?  What does it mean? If you are Tawana -it might mean ducking out of the heat of the politics of Botswana. If you are Eastern Oregon Pastor, Marc Mullins, it might […]

Please share this with friends who might be visiting Washington State the later portion of July. I will be among several artists and craftspeople demonstrating their art methodologies.  Come chat, see and enjoy. loganberry festival

Borrowed from my friends at maryanneradmacher.com this is poster 27043 and it reads, it’s not a mess. it’s a physical manifestation of a wonderfully complex ability to assess & compartmentalize information.   I was visiting a store owner in St. […]

My friend wrote me today that she has simply been crying, in a state of being overwhelmed.  So many people I know are telling me they feel close to the “end of their rope.”  For that reason I’ve decided to […]