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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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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 outdoor surface to a hard, icy glaze. My grandsons (then around 8 and 11) had stayed overnight and were...

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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 a deep desire to be proud of the person who will lead our nation for the next four years. So while...

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Life Changes In A Hurry

Life Changes In A Hurry

My friend Marlene came back from running errands yesterday to find her husband unresponsive in their front hall. As a nurse she was able to...

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The Hostess With the Mostess

The Hostess With the Mostess

An episode of the old sitcom All in the Family had Edith very nervous about her role as hostess of a Tupperware party. She fretted about the...

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Give Me Time to Adjust, OK?

Give Me Time to Adjust, OK?

Tomorrow is September 1st. Although we’re back to rather warm weather right now in northern Virginia, fall is not far behind. If you don’t believe...

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Thoughts on Prayers

Thoughts on Prayers

During my final year of commuting to work, I passed by the same young teen waiting for his school bus. He was a lone soul at that bus stop. The...

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Say It Again, Sam

Say It Again, Sam

I received my weekly report card from Grammarly yesterday. If you don’t already know, Grammarly is (according to their own website) “an online...

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