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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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Running in Circles? Good for You!

Running in Circles? Good for You!

It’s likely that the idiom “running in circles” has a negative connotation for you. It’s typically used in the context of being busy doing something without making much progress or achieving a finished state. My use in this post, though, is quite...

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Everybody’s Talking

Everybody’s Talking

Albert Mehrabian’s work on the conveyance of a verbal message continues to fascinate me. As a writer and presenter, one who chooses her words...

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Someday We’ll Laugh About This

Someday We’ll Laugh About This

I ran a marathon once. Well, not really. I once ran IN a ten mile race for about 17 seconds. A few years ago, my daughter Laura and her boyfriend...

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Here for a Season

Here for a Season

I like words and their meanings. It’s not unusual for me to find a scribbled note about a new word I’ve come across and written down to remember....

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Meowrrrr!

Meowrrrr!

When my children Laura and Tim were around seven and four respectively, I took them to a local production based on the fable “Town Mouse, Country...

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Something from the Kitchen

Something from the Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. We spend much time there—preparing meals, packing lunches, feeding pets, baking goodies, doing dishes,...

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Hook Book

Hook Book

Imagine this:  You’ve signed up to attend a class or presentation from someone who is an expert in the particular topic of your choice. The big day...

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