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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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An Obsession is Born

An Obsession is Born

Since I don’t watch the news or live television, I’m not the person to turn to for pop culture information or the latest show business buzz. But I couldn’t avoid seeing the online much-ado about Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper singing their nominated...

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Stained Glass Ceiling

Stained Glass Ceiling

The pop single was ahead of its time. The year was 1963 and You Don’t Own Me by Leslie Gore was the first record I ever bought. Copyright law...

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May I Have This Dance?

May I Have This Dance?

The article on Israeli economist Rafi Eldor fascinated me. When, at the age of 55 he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, his reaction was as...

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A Softer Mother’s Day

A Softer Mother’s Day

Even years after a child dies, for the mom or dad some days are harder than others. For many, the child’s birthday triggers the strongest emotions;...

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A Different Kind of Mom

A Different Kind of Mom

You may decide that what I told him today was harsh. “I have a life without you. I know that’s not true for you, and I’m sorry.” He looked at me...

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I Want My Mommy

I Want My Mommy

In retrospect I should have thought through the sequence of events a little better. Yesterday I had some minor out-patient toe surgery done under...

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Divine Blessing

Divine Blessing

If ever a marriage has been made in Heaven, it is Bob and Kathy’s. In 1968 Bob arrived in San Francisco the day he was due to ship out for a...

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