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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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Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night.   Luke 2:8 Keeping watch. Some people do just that in their profession such as a night guard. Nurses watch over their patients. Teachers watch over...

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Go Outside and Play!

Go Outside and Play!

“Go outside and play!” was an admonition we heard when, as children, we were making nuisances of ourselves to our mothers. I actually did play outside most of the time, and it’s likely that many other baby boomers did as well. The weeping willow...

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WOW! What a Great Idea!

WOW! What a Great Idea!

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone has told me, “I’m just not creative.” (I used to charge only a nickel, but with inflation…) Having new...

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3 Poems and a Story

3 Poems and a Story

Grandmother.  The word itself likely evokes a flood of feel-good emotions in most people. Stop for just a moment and reflect on the feelings that...

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The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

William Shakespeare had an alternate way of saying it: “Play out the play.” In “Henry the IV” Bardolph and Falstaff are interrupted by the Sheriff...

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H 2…Oh

H 2…Oh

Father Ben once shared the story of parents who had a special request for their baby’s baptism. The couple once traveled to the Holy Land and had...

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Be Kind, Rewind

Hello Readers. Due to a glitch last week, my post did not publish correctly, nor did emails go out. My site is being redone and it's nearly ready....

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Want To Watch A Movie?

Want To Watch A Movie?

My kids loved going to Blockbuster. Tim especially loved roaming the store, steadfastly comparing various movies before finally making his choice....

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