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8 (Mostly True) Facts About Mondays

I don’t know about you, but I suck at Mondays. And mornings. They’re just not my thing. My only solution to the Monday Madness is to share some smiles. Facts and theories about the first (often dreaded) day of the week. 1. Monday … Continue reading

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Make a Difference: “Choose This Day”

This week, we’re switching our More Cowbell Monday with our Thoughty Thursday. I know, I know…I’ve got an Undie Chronicle on deck and today is the day to LAUGH. What about if we laughed about just being alive? Kathryn Craft’s … Continue reading

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20 Kickass Things About Being 40 (And Beyond)

Yesterday, my brother posted this on Facebook — 40 Effed Up Things About Being 40 — and his crowd went wild. The author of the post, Amy Wruble, from Carriage Before Marriage is awesome, but in this case I’m going to disagree with … Continue reading

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Simple Problem Solving: “Keep the Cow Out of the Ditch”

Harvey Mackay is one of my favorite columnists because he always makes me think about multiple topics. For example, I might go to him for a business lesson and come away with a family or writing lesson. Case in point: … Continue reading

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Life is All About…Give Me One Word!

Anyone who hangs out here at More Cowbell knows I find life and people to be endlessly entertaining. On Facebook the other day, I saw this update from Kelley Harvey: Maxine ALWAYS hits the nail on the ass. I do … Continue reading

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“Better” Has No Finish Line ~ Lessons I’m Learning From Crossfit, Part 2

Most of you know I started doing Crossfit back in September. (For those of you who don’t know what the heck that is, click here.) This “getting back in shape” stuff is killing me. Last week, I shared with you some important … Continue reading

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Dealing With Anger ~ Do You Have A Bag of Tricks?

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday! This is the day of the week that y’all get to be privy to whatever thoughts are kicking around in my brain. Today I’m thinking about the nature of anger and how people express it. This … Continue reading

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So Much Coffee, So Little Time…

I have a confession… I drink too much coffee. Most mornings I want to bathe in it and soak it into my pores. Granted, I’ve seriously cut down (NOT because I wanted to) but I’m pretty helpless against the sultry … Continue reading

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8 Fun (Mostly True) Facts About Mondays

You know we love to cut up here a bit on Mondays so I’ve provided you with some of my theories about the first (often dreaded) day of the week. 1. Monday isn’t actually the worst day of the week. … Continue reading

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Is It Time For A Bucket List?

Welcome to More Cowbell! Today is Thoughty Thursday when we examine whatever topic is kicking around in my brain for the week. Since I’ve been parked in bed all week with a bad cold, it’s natural for my mind to … Continue reading

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