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Nancy Roman

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I’m A Fast Learner

Thank you, everyone, for making my Freshly Pressed post so much fun. What a great Christmas present!  As I take a little vacation for the rest of the week, here’s a re-run post so that you don’t forget me too quickly. I’M A FAST LEARNER I hate the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog …

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Eureka, Sort Of

Today I will meander through a couple of little stories, but eventually I will stroll on over to the point. When I was young I had a secret ambition (which I still have but I’m not young and it’s not a secret) to solve some great mystery. This desire started of course with Nancy Drew books. …

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I’m Going Small

In 2012, my New Year’s Resolutions were BIG!   I never realized how successful I could be just through visualization (and a creative definition of success). So this year I thought I would tackle even bigger challenges – by selecting those teeny tiny adorably quirky habits (some – like a person I am related to …

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My 2012 Resolution Report Card

  You know how they say the first step to achieving your goals is putting them down in writing? On January 1, 2012, I published my 2012 New Year resolutions.   So how did I do?   I DID GREAT!!!!! Here’s the original post, followed by my Report Card: **** I’M GOING BIG Every year …

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Practice, Practice, Practice

You know the old joke – The tourist asks the New Yorker: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” “Practice, Practice, Practice.” Well, I’ve been practicing all right. This is my 200th blog. I started fourteen months ago with a two-paragraph post about bathing suits, and I’ve been writing about bathing suits and other weirdnesses …

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Don’t Be Cruel

Years ago I was in love with an uncaring snob. (I called him Bluto in my post, “Kissing Frogs”; not because he was a bully like Popeye’s Bluto or gross like Belushi’s Bluto. He was oblivious Bluto.) To say our relationship was one-sided is a pathetic understatement. I was in love. He barely remembered my name. …

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Winning Lizzie

A few days ago, I asked for your interpretive suggestions for my cryptic note, “Lizzie Borden Mugshot”. You certainly had some creative ideas – none of which reminded me of what I meant when I wrote those words. It appears I have permanent Lizzie amnesia. However, you did prove to me that you all know …

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