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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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Ask And You Shall Receive

Ask And You Shall Receive

You and I have something in common. It is this: There are some things that I can do very well, and there are some things in which I perform terribly. Here is where I give myself high marks: baking, proofreading, creative thinking, teaching,...

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A Rhyme In Time

A Rhyme In Time

Be honest. How often do you read poetry? For a while, it seemed to me that poetry was on its way out. So I was happy when the 2020 winner of America’s Got Talent was Brandon Leake whose talent was identified as “spoken word poet.” And of course...

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A Slippery Slope

A Slippery Slope

A dozen or so years ago, we had a winter storm that produced an unusual effect. On top of many inches of snow, a freezing rain transformed every...

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One Side Or The Other

One Side Or The Other

I’m suffering from election anxiety. And I’m not kidding. Likely every single person reading this post LOVES America just as much as I do and holds...

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Real Or Just An Illusion

Real Or Just An Illusion

Dictionary.com defines illusion as “something that deceives the mind or senses by creating a false impression of reality.” Malcolm Gladwell’s latest...

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It Never Hurts To Ask

It Never Hurts To Ask

It’s been nearly four years since I shared with my readers in “A Permanent Mark” that if asked for a motto that is important to me, it is this:  It...

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From Similar Root Words

From Similar Root Words

Some meaningful words harbor negative connotations. Consider the word “humility.” From the Latin “humilitatem” meaning insignificance, humility...

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Does Not Convey

Does Not Convey

When you’re selling a house, it’s important to note in the contract what fixtures are included (will convey) in the sale of the home....

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