Author Archives: Jane Fritz

Save your receipts, you just might need to use that warranty!

This may be my first Public Service Announcement post. Shows you’re never too old to learn. It so happens that two major items in our house came to early ends in ways that we never would have anticipated. It also … Continue reading

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Go forth. Act decent. Call your mother from time to time.

Originally posted on candidkay:
Author Simcha Fisher gets all the credit for my headline. It’s what was on the card I gave my recently minted high school grad last month. And it’s a mantra I wish I could brand into…

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This one’s for my running buddy

Everyone who runs should have a running buddy. It doesn’t need to be someone you run with often, although that works for lots of people. For me it’s the person you know you can talk to about running and they’ll … Continue reading

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Running, blogging, and the spirit of recognition

Running is notorious for embracing everyone, regardless of shape, size, colour, or age. OK, maybe not the really competitive runners, but I’m talking about that vast army of recreational runners who get off on seeing how well they can perform … Continue reading

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New Brunswick, Canada! You’re going to hate it! 

Originally posted on An Acadian in Vegas:
If you hate sandy beaches, friendly people, world class seafood and breathtaking natural views; then I am pretty certain you won’t like N.B.! New Brunswick, in my opinion, is one of the most…

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Choosing to be happy

In a recent post, Bucket lists, quests, and meaning in life, I explored the theory that there is more happiness in the pursuit of a personal goal or quest than in the accomplishment itself. Chris Guillebeau described this convincingly and … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Migrants Consider New Route To Safety Through Thai Caves

Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
Having seen the united, multinational efforts undertaken to help rescue a group of young Thai soccer players and their coach trapped deep underground, thousands of migrants currently contemplating crossing the Mediterranean in flimsy…

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