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Marlene A. Sassaman's Blog – August 2011 Archive (5)

Weird

Deciding to update my profile and change the overall impact of my blog, I spent two hours discovering my new entries got lost in cyber space. Oh dear, , , ,

Anyway, I think I need a blog coach, you know someone who can help me put some pizazz in my writing; someone who can help me put inspiration in my writing, someone who can help me turn my experience, determination, and passion for wmaking my dream a reality into something that will have meaning and motivation for…

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Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on August 30, 2011 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Learning and re-learning

As I look forward to learning how to change the oil in my inboard diesel, I had to re-learn the importance of being upfront and honest. It's one thing to tell the truth, it's another thing to take the initiative to tell someone something they might not want to hear. For example, the lasttime I boarrowed a friend's sailboat the outboard was not very cooperative. It was easy for me to discount any mechanical problem and simply blame myself for not pulling the cord with enough torque. After 3…

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Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on August 18, 2011 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Superstitious -- NOT

Is it really bad luck to change a boat's name? Please send me your thoughts. Thanks,

Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on August 8, 2011 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Crossing Something Else of the List

Doesn't it feel good to take something off the endless list? Now that I can say I did a 3 week open water voyage I am enthralled with myself. Tonight I saw at a meeting for an upcoming annual Mermaid Regatta. The competition will be stiff and I don't have the energy to coach my crew. I'm preoccuppied and tired of motivating others. So, I'll take this one on the chin. Gather up who I can and give it my all. I'll concentrate on driving the boat, having the boat in decent working order, and…

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Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on August 4, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Crossing Something Else off the List

Doesn't it feel good to take something off the endless list? Now that I can say I did a 3 week open water voyage I am enthralled with myself. Tonight I saw at a meeting for an upcoming annual Mermaid Regatta. The competition will be stiff and I don't have the energy to coach my crew. I'm preoccuppied and tired of motivating others. So, I'll take this one on the chin. Gather up who I can and give it my all. I'll concentrate on driving the boat, having the boat in decent working order, and…

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Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on August 4, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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