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“Drynuary”: The hotel bar on a weekend out of town is weirdly dull?

Day 12/13:  How is it possible that the hotel bar on a weekend out of town is weirdly dull? We’re down at the border doing missionary work at the humanitarian respite center this weekend. You wouldn’t think this would be … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Post happy hour race car driving

Day 10 – Navigating the post happy hour racetrack. It would seem that stone-cold sober driving on our freeways is not for the weak of heart  — especially as happy hour winds down on Thursday evenings. Returning from an early … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Forget your clever coping strategies

Day 9: I don’t want to hear about strategies, tactics or coping mechanisms. It’s been one of those whirlwind few days. Starting with pre-dawn conference calls – always wish I hadn’t accommodated those when the alarm goes off – that then … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Adding up the savings

Day 8: More on adding up the cost savings. As I mentioned yesterday in my tips posting, I’m big on tracking and measuring progress. I stole the counting costs idea from a friend. She used this a few years ago … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Tips for Joining the Journey

Day 7: Tips for Joining the Journey. By special request, I’m sharing a few go-to strategies that keep me on track: Don’t start unless you’re IN – If you’re still waffling, or negotiating terms and conditions … days of the … Continue reading

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“Drynuary”: Finding new “Thursday Therapy” options

Day 3: Finding new “Thursday Therapy” options. Almost at the end of a week, that grueling, bootstrapping-yourself-back-into-top-gear kind of a week. You’ve done good: You deserve a treat. It’s been a nightmare: You need some “Thursday therapy” —thanks Keri for … Continue reading

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