Ugg. I Choked. Lesson Learned.

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So, I had a great opportunity yesterday.  I was on a live radio show to promote www.timetoplay.com -- my "midlife crisis" project that had taken a good part of my life last year.  My passion.  My "pebble in the pond" to start the ripple to…

A Labor of Love

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Today is the day the www.timetoplay.com site "launches".  It is finally done.  And the TimetoPlay van is rolling! We've worked on this for over 10 months.  "It's done", I'd declare.  But, it was not done.  We'd go back to the drawing…

Celebrate Life

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So, even though www.timetoplay.com, my "Quest for Quality of Life", is in its infancy, it has been helpful for me so far.  Although not quite done, it has started to drive an awareness in me that I have never experienced.  I have made a…

Time

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It's Spring!  Time to start to notice the little things.  The buds, the flowers, the grass turning green.  It happens in an instant.  One day it's brown and grey.  The next, everything has popped. It's amazing to me - that things can…

Meet Matt and Valerie, an inspirational recount

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Visit www.timetoplay.com for ways to find your quality of life. The direction of "the Quest for Quality of Life" blog has changed -- the goal is to share inspirational stories, amazing stories, and lessons learned from others.  To share…

Every Action We Take Provides a Reward or a Consequence

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So, it has taken 45 years for me to start figuring things out.  I guess that's better than never. I have always advocated being proactive.  During my corporate career one of my job functions was quality improvement.  That is what I base…

The Christmas Eve Dinner Fiasco -- OMG!!! FIRE!!!

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So, as we all know, the holiday came and went in a blink.  As I was shopping, cleaning and cooking this year, I continued to remind myself that I knew it would be over so fast.  And I tried to take it all in, to appreciate the moments, the…

Twas the Week Before Christmas when . . .

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Twas the week before Christmas when all through the house, office, car...Sheer panic approached with a twinkling from afar. With packages in a mound still unwrapped, and cooking and cleaning yet still to come, So many activities, I almost…

News from a recovering Boring-A-Holic

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So, the big day has come.  The Birthday.  45!  So fast the time goes.  What accomplishments did I achieve?  (Check all that apply . . .) Education: a masters degree and board certification - check Kids: 3 children, ages 19, 16 and 15…