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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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We’ll Be Coming ‘Round The Mountain

We’ll Be Coming ‘Round The Mountain

Heading to a concert in southwest Virginia, we took the scenic route of 211 West. And it is just that: scenic. The winding road with horseshoe-shaped curves crisscrosses its way up one side of a mountain and then down again. Signage courtesy of the...

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Keep Any Memories Lately?

Keep Any Memories Lately?

The magazine article was called Memory Keepers. It was the story of five women who preserved each of their individual family’s history by varying...

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Perfect Practice

Perfect Practice

  The preteen girl at the park practiced serving the volleyball over and over again. Her younger sister on the other side of the net would...

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Why NOT Me?

Why NOT Me?

It felt as if the volunteer for the American Cancer Society had thrown a glass of cold water in my face. In reality, she had simply spoken a truth...

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On Eagle’s Wings

On Eagle’s Wings

I don’t know if it was purposely done or not, but I adored the theme it created. The PBS Memorial Day live broadcast from Washington, DC, this year...

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Do You Suffer From Online Guilt?

Do You Suffer From Online Guilt?

I’ve been struggling over whether to discontinue the “to my readers” request for feedback at the end of each post. A few of you regularly respond...

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Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call

How do you wake up? Some of us are alarm-setting, jump right out of bed people. Others are snooze button pushers. Most days I wake up with a dog’s...

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