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13 reasons why you should pick up a book and read it.

I used to read about three books a week, sometimes as many as four.   As a child and teen, I was a voracious reader, so into my books that the adults around me used to worry about me.  “Why … Continue reading

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Trump *is* making America great again — but not in the ways he wants.

I *really* needed this today.  This viral Facebook post lifted me right out of my depressed, despondent mood over the direction America is going. ***** A new forward going around: I can’t believe I’m saying this, but it looks like … Continue reading

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Clowns.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween without spooky clowns, right? Mentalfloss lists 7 little known and interesting facts about this very old profession. http://mentalfloss.com/article/87942/7-things-you-didnt-know-about-clowns Depending on who you ask, clowns are either harmless fun or the stuff of nightmares. … Continue reading

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15 ways to write an unforgettable blog post.

Originally posted on 6/8/15 In my two plus years of blogging, I think I’ve learned a few things about how to write interesting (and sometimes controversial) posts people want to read. Sure, I’ve posted weak articles no one seems to … Continue reading

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6 ways to turn things that annoy you into hilarious blog posts.

This ever happen to you? Yep, it’s beyond annoying. I bet you could write something funny about it. Let’s face it. Annoying things are funny.   If you can look at the humorous side of the things that drive you crazy, … Continue reading

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8 good things about fall.

Alright, fine.  I hate fall (see my last post), but it does have a few redeeming traits.  I can name them on one hand plus three fingers.  See?  I can be fair.  The end of flea season.  If you’re a … Continue reading

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12 reasons why I don’t like autumn.

In my neck of the woods, this is what Autumn looks like. Yesterday was the first cool-ish day we’ve had since May.   While the lower temperature felt nice, I also noticed for the first time that some of the … Continue reading

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11 ways blogging has changed my life.

Next month will be Lucky Otter’s Haven‘s 2 year anniversary! It’s hard to believe I’ve been blogging that long. I started blogging only 6 months after going No Contact with my ex. It has become a real addiction, but much … Continue reading

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Eight fun games narcissists like to play (and one they can’t play).

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Here are eight games that are lots of fun for one of the players: the narcissist who initiates them. And like the overgrown babies they are, if you refuse to play or appear to…

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22 things loving families don’t do.

They don’t favor one child over another. They don’t give their children “mixed” or conflicting messages. They don’t teach their children that only material things or financial success have value and denigrate qualities like compassion, empathy, and love as “weaknesses.” … Continue reading

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