Life Management

Boy! What A Year It Was

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 8 seconds
{The quiet before the storm}At midnight tonight the ball will drop in Times Square and 2014 will be ushered in with confetti while an estimated 750,000+ people watch themselves on screen as a robot controlled camera glides over overhead. You will not see Marty and me standing amongst the crowd. These days we gravitate towards an earlier evening and...
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Eat, Drink And Have A Merry Christmas

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 30 seconds
For what seemed like forever but in reality was only the blink of an eye, Christmas Eve for me was a time of early church services and late nights of assembling toys for my children. Now my children are assembling the latest hot toy well into the night after an early candle light service at their church. Wanting to add a little adult cheer to...
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How Do You Change The World? One Oyster At A Time.

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 3 minutes, 11 seconds
Over the next couple of posts I'm going to write about some extraordinary people in my life. They are intentionally following their dreams and in Chuck Westfall's case, making New York a better place. Chuck's tag line is "Saving the bay, one oyster at a time" and he works hard every day to save the Great South Bay
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What Is Personal Freedom?

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 3 minutes, 6 seconds
Each time I return home after seeing my grandchildren, I end up reflecting upon the wealth of wisdom I want to share with them, particularly my granddaughters. I don't love my granddaughters any more than my grandsons but I have a great deal of first hand experience being female. I believe the advice I have to offer will be useful, not like the confusing piece of advice my mother once gave me....
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What Is Your Greatest Achievement In Life?

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 3 minutes, 2 seconds
 Recently I read a blog post that asked the question, "What is your greatest achievement in life"? This was a blog written by and for women and the blogger was now reporting back on the answers that she had received from her readers. The majority of women stated that raising their children was their greatest achievement. They were proud that their hard work as mothers...
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Christmas Shopping: Time For New Guidelines?

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 27 seconds
Over Thanksgiving, my daughter, Kathryn shared with me her new philosophy for Christmas gift giving to her children. Santa will now leave for her kids something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read. Kathryn could not remember who said or wrote this first but she has made the philosophy her own. I think it's the perfect approach to limiti...
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