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Nancy Roman

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Advice – The Good, The Bad, The Terrible

Over my many years, I’ve received lots of advice. Overwhelmingly, it’s been good advice. Like from my mother: “If you have to choose between getting a chore done and having fun, pick the fun. Years later, you won’t remember how many chores were done late, just how much fun you had.” And from my father: …

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A Revisionist Role Model

I never liked cartoons much when I was a kid. I hated the silliness and the weird ping-pongy background music and what was basically the same plot over and over:  Tom and Jerry, RoadRunner, Bugs Bunny –  “Chase me, but I’m smarter than you.” Oh, give me a Real Story any day. With Real People, …

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In My Genes

A quick self-confidence story: A few weeks back, my husband and I were having a philosophical discussion in the car.  Conversations in the car are difficult – my husband is slightly deaf, and if you don’t talk right into his face, the hearing aids don’t necessarily pick it up.  So car talk is loud.  Which …

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