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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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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 above. This year’s pollinators are still sleeping in your plant stems and leaves until then.”...

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The Story Of A Song

The Story Of A Song

Actress Donna Reed played Mary Bailey, the wife of George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), in the iconic 1946 movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Reed went on to...

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From A Sheep’s Point Of View

From A Sheep’s Point Of View

Psalm 23 is one of the most common funeral readings in America. And no wonder. Its soothing visions of green pastures and still waters, of a banquet...

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How Much?

How Much?

The tradition began when my first grandson was between two and three and could understand language. I would ask, “How much does Grammy love you?”...

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What’s On Your Wall?

What’s On Your Wall?

Ego wall. Glory wall. Wall of fame. A “Me” wall. If you haven’t seen one in person, it’s likely you’ve seen an example in a television show or a...

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