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Norma Thatcher, Author

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Norma Thatcher, Author

Welcome to my blog! Sometimes I’ll offer advice about public speaking. Maybe I’ll tell you a story. Or perhaps I’ll make you laugh, teach you something interesting, or help you think a bit differently on a topic. Please consider subscribing so you don’t miss any of my posts.

 

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Sharing Wisdom, Part 2

Sharing Wisdom, Part 2

Forbes Magazine says that the best leaders do this one rare thing. It just so happens to be what I did in last week’s post; share wisdom I had learned from others. So this is part 2 of that sharing. The biggest single determining factor of living a...

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Revisiting Wisdom

Revisiting Wisdom

I am a (mostly) self-taught, lifelong learner. Oh yes…I’m one who takes copious notes. Research shows that hand-written notes make a better impression on the brain than recording notes electronically. Thus, one of my best ideas was to take notes in...

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Different Year, Same Story

Different Year, Same Story

The advice on social media was clear: “Let your garden sleep in. Wait to tidy up your garden for spring until we have a week of temps in the 50s or...

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

“I Love Classical Music” and “I Love the Nutcracker” have been two of my baby granddaughter’s favorite board books most of her 9 months of life....

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The Kid and Three Animals

The Kid and Three Animals

Within a span of days the book itself appeared before me twice, as in separate friends asking me, “Hey, have you read this book yet?” Then an easily...

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Everyone’s Irish on March 17

Everyone’s Irish on March 17

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Since my genealogy is believed to be Welsh-Irish, I’ll share a story of a friendship that had its...

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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

A heart-warming incident occurred at our recent Ash Wednesday service. Everyone had already come forward for the imposition of ashes, and our priest...

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