Word Wednesday • “Prothalamion” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition: • Noun: A song in celebration of a marriage Pronunciation • Pronunciation – proh-thuh-LAY-mee-un Usage • The wedding couple selected their favorite song as a “Prothalamion” for their first dance. Closing Thought – Interesting History • In 1595, the newly-wed Edmund Spenser wrote a poem to his young bride.…

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Change in the Weather Last Thursday, I posted a message on my all social media sites abut the temperature going up to 25 degrees, in Chicago, snow was falling, the sun was shining, and the robins were swarming all over our snow covered trees. The sparrows were also flying around our home and resting on…

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Word Wednesday • “Insouciance” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition: • Noun: No worries, lighthearted, unconcern, nonchalance| Pronunciation • Pronunciation – in-SOO-see-unss Usage •  Alfred E. Neuman is the “Insouciance” cover boy and mascot for Mad Magazine. Closing Question • When do you ever feel “Insouciance” in your personal and/or professional life?     My family business memoir No…

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Love and Loyalty During these difficult times, we need our loving family members and loyal friends more than ever before, to share virtual comfort, care and companionship with one another! Today’s post is from my family business memoir that is entitled, No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense): 50 Timely and Timeless Truths Business School Cannot…

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A day to learn from and remember the past and the violent attack on the United States Capital, and acknowledge the fact that Antisemitism and Racism continue to grow in the United States and other countries around the world. Read the following article Below is…

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Nature and Nurture My Blue Brain is happily watching the nature’s beautifully peaceful snow-fall. I know the moisture will nurture our gardens, flowers, bushes, and trees to keep them healthy for their springtime transition and change. New Beginnings As our new year and our new United States presidential administration begins, I thought about what each…

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Word Wednesday • “Feckless” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition • Adjective: Lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible, having no real value or use. Pronunciation • Pronunciation – FECK-lus Usage •   “Feckless” individuals in politics, the workplace and/or community committees create stress and chaos. Closing Thought • Think about how you have dealt with “Feckless” individuals?  …

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Why I Wrote This Post I normally do not write deeply personal experiences in my blog post. However, after the attack on the United States Capital building, my broken heart felt a need to share my thoughts. I am grateful that I have never been physically harmed by actions of Antisemitism. However, the Antisemitism I…

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Word Wednesday • “Antediluvian” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition • Adjective: Relating to the period before the flood described in the Bible, evolved, or developed a long time ago, extremely primitive, or outmoded. Pronunciation • Pronunciation – an-tih-dih-LOO-vee-un Usage • Some people think of Iris Apfel as “Antediluvian” fashion icon, who is 99.5 years of age and…

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New Year’s Resolution History The tradition of the New Year’s Resolutions can be traced back to 153 B.C. Janus, a mythical king of early Rome was placed at the head of the calendar. With two faces, Janus could look back on past events and forward to the future. Janus became the ancient symbol for resolutions…

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