honesty book

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      Though I’ve tended a large flower garden in my front yard for 15 years, vegetables have always intimidated me. I have no idea why. This year, I decided to cast all that aside and give it a try. In early May, I bought 10 tomato plants, plus…
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    This will be the most public service announcement blog post I’ve ever written. There’s a reason why. My livelihood as an independent contractor—a small business owner, to be exact—is threatened. And if you are an independent contractor (and…
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    I did a vision board for the first time since—maybe ever?— and my word for 2021 is . . .  TOGGLE. Basically, we’re still living inside a dumpster fire. So all those epic, pretty-sounding words like THRIVE just feel . . . contrived. Things are…
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    The holidays are here. Which means it's time for reflection. Because we learned a lot this year, didn’t we? And I’m not just talking about the new vocabulary. Sure, if you had asked me last year at this time what flattening the curve or social…
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    Hello to anyone who is new! After publishing this piece over the weekend on NBCNews.com about how I yelled at a nun in front of a church, a lot of people were like, Who is this Judi Ketteler person? Should I know more about her? For those of you who…
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