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 Looking at The Bigger Picture. . .    It's about time: As the seconds become minutes and the minutes turn into hours, the end of the year continues to grow closer.  And once again, it’s coming much too quickly.   And speaking of time, maybe it’s time to take a step back and look at the bigger pi...
 Random ReflectionsCan Happen Any Day  Some thoughts about randomness: Recently, I have observed and overheard the following while out and about: Is the World Cup over yet? Will campaigning of all kinds ever end? When will we get there? Such questions may reflect the reality of everyday life for ...
 Maybe You Shouldn’tBe An ActiveRain Blogger. . .   This title may seem to be an unusual way to start a post about creating a successful blogging strategy on ActiveRain.  However, let’s face reality (at least my version) and a part of that truth is I see the world as a big place.      What we kno...
Thanksgiving ContinuesBut FirstMonth Number Twelve Begins. . .   As a new month starts, an extension of thanksgiving can definitely continue.  A post last month by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS had me recalling an old memory.  His daily quote selections and accompanying images often lead me on...
 Tongue ThankfulnessThis Thanksgiving. . .  Post Number FourNovember 2022 Gratitude ChallengeIn short: Happy Thanksgiving. Understandably, various parts of us seem to be in focus today.   For starters: The stomach may get the most attention as the feasting begins.   While there may be time for se...
  Striking Similarities YetDistinct Differences. . .   Lessons Learned in HistoryPost Number 3 November 2022 Gratitude Challenge It was not my original intent to write a book report as my third entry for this month’s ActiveRain Challenge.  But things happen, right?   Some background: I started re...
 A Second on Ten MomentWell, Sorta. . .  My Number Two November Challenge Post Published on the Tenth  Anyone who even vaguely knows me, is aware that sports and I are not closely aligned.  Never in the past, likely not in the future. But that doesn't stop me from trying.  Though days of real est...
  Technically,My First on November Third. . .As part of the November 2022 ActiveRain Challenge, Debe Maxwell, CRS has given the AR community an opportunity to share moments of gratitude.  And get this, there are multiple chances to do so all month long but with the usual list of requirements that...
 Nearly NovemberAnd Then. . . Okay, I know.  I am well aware that there is time left in October for additional tricks, treats and tantalizing things that can tempt us. However, the eleventh month is also knocking at the door. And then December will likely arrive too quickly.  Even as the upcoming...
Home.  Again.Shared Stories. . . Each of us has a story.  There seems to be many tales.  They are spoken about and listened to.  Some are short, quickly delivering a message.  Others seem quite lengthy.  Ponder-plentiful. Perhaps.  An increase in heft does not necessarily mean the topic is worthy...

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