Last night, Jordan and I attended our motorcycle club’s monthly meeting, an “Orange Brain” event. We are founding members of Top Cats of Illinois – Bikers Who Mean Business that was organized 15 years by our friend, the late Carl “Virgo” Bender. We had not been able to attend the meeting for a while and…

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 I Know Just What You Mean: The Power of Friendship in Women’s Lives written by Ellen Goodman and Patricia O’Brien is one of my favorite books This morning, while I was driving out of my neighborhood I spotted my friend and neighbor Ellen Day at the end of her driveway collecting her empty garbage cans.…

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Happy April Fool’s Day or All Fools’ Day! The origins of this “foolish” day are many and interesting. My “Green Brain” particularly likes the English essayist, Charles Lamb’s, perspective: “Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.” Charles was born in London on…

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This morning, I was speaking with my publicist, Lisa Schuble, who shared a lovely Polish Easter tradition that has been in her family for years.  I loved her “Blue Brain” family’s story and I asked Lisa if she would allow me to post it on my blog. I hope you will enjoy the story as…

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I’m working on a new book project and my “Creative Blue Brain” feels like a Hummingbird in flight. Below are some quotes I have use in my Creativity Workshops that I thought would be fun and inspiring. “We will never release our cartoon and movies on video tape.” Ronald W. Miller, former CEO-President of Disney…

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A short  “Blue Brain Family” post today. We’re off to join our Elrod cousins for our family Passover Seder. Our cousin Richard leads the Seder every year. It’s lovely sharing the holiday with our cousins and their children. Wonderful memories of family Seders from my childhood. I enjoy reading from the same Haggadah that my father…

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Today is “Blue Brain Romantic Day”… 44 years ago, precisely at 9:30pm Jordan and I became engaged. I vividly remember sitting in the foyer on the bottom step to the upstairs of our home with my mother. We were eagerly awaiting the outcome of the conversation between my father and Jordan. I can recall how…

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The only radio station I listen to is NPR- WBEZ. I used to enjoy WGN-720AM for local news, sports and interest. However, the 720 AM day time radio has become, in my “over 65, savvy, and sassy” opinion, insulting and insipid. Now I only listen to Milt Rosenberg in the evening. This morning, I was…

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Authors love words! Today, I learned a new definition for “Sticky“. I am a member of the Speaker Match LinkedIn Group. One of our members, Erika Harris, queried the group. Her question was about  “INTROVERTS & Public Speaking“. It related to personality types and I responded with some “Brain Color” information I thought would be…

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My “Green Brain” prefers to read a book than watch television. I was going to say “Tube” the nickname for the TV in another era, before YouTube. When I do turn on the TV, I usually watch WTTW Channel 11, which is our Chicago PBS station, for entertainment and news. For movies I prefer TCM.…

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Today, I felt like Spring had finally arrived at our house. My “Yellow Brain” began “Spring Cleaning” in one of the bedrooms our “Brazilians” vacated when they moved from our home into theirs! My “Blue Brain” loved hearing the Mr. and Mrs. Cardinal, our Illinois State Bird, singing, while we enjoyed our dinner on our…

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My friend, Gail, sent me this lovely St. Patrick’s Day message.“May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.” Our Chicago River dyed Green! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Sheila N. Glazov, Author, Personality Type Expert, Professional Speaker and Educator Take a Brain Color Quiz, and…

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