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Wednesday 20 November 2019
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Posts by: Maureen

The Sky in a Glass: The Aviation Cocktail

One of my 2014 New Year’s Resolutions was to try an Aviation cocktail. This was inspired by my good friend and cocktail aficionado,...

I’ll Get Back to You as soon as I do some Jumping Jacks. 10 Tips for Better Communication through Pausing.

  Amazing things get done by people working together. But human interconnection can be messy. Along the way to the ribbon cutting...

“Spring Cleaning” – A Poem and Reflection on the Role of Poetry in Our Lives

Poetry for me, both reading it and writing has always been a way of life. From a child making up metaphors with my English teacher father...

A Patagonia Dress Tale

I have loved Patagonia products since I was a kid in the early 80’s. I loved leafing through the catalog imagining myself having various...

Simple But Elegant: A Lemon Ginger Martini with Domaine de Canton

I was introduced to this lovely liquor by a friend who gave me a bottle for my birthday in 2008 and have been extolling its virtues ever...

Dental Appointment

I am in the waiting room at the dentist. Six months went fast. Last time I had a scarf wrapped around my face and now it is 90 degrees in...

Blue Lotus

After a harrowing day of meetings, difficult personalities and small personal failures that have reduced my consciousness to a crater of...