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About upfromheresite

Committed to helping people move forward on practical dreams by giving them tools and techniques to work at what they love. Live in Nova Scotia in a beautiful agricultural valley. Dream about creating a beautiful conference center, music hall, and dining hall (along with cabin for Wynnie and me) on North Mountain. Owned by a cat named Wynnie.

I Might Just Take Over The World

To take over the world, or whatever else you feel needs doing, you don’t need to be all that smart. So says Unconventional Man, Chris Guillebeau in his new book, The Art of Non-Conformity, http://www.amazon.com/Art-Non-Conformity-Rules-Change-World/dp/0399536108,, (No perpiration, can pass that … Continue reading

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WHERE IS YOUR HEART? WORK FROM THAT

What do you really, really want to change? Whatever that is, it’s what marketing coach Suzanne Evans (www.helpmorepeople.com) calls your “movement”. You can also figure out your movement by asking who the people you want to help are. Once you … Continue reading

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It’s Only A Mountain If It Makes You Upgrade to Possible, Can Do!

Wynnie and I finally arrived in our house-sitting job seven days ago. It is achingly beautiful here in the mountain stillness. Lots of tall trees wearing white winter smocks. I look out over the same valley I have struggled in, … Continue reading

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We Don’t Know Who We Are Until We See What We Can Do

“Another *@#&!*  day–you know how it goes!” The bus  paused in front of a local grocery store to take on a passenger,  last night. I was startled out of my own thoughts because I knew the voice! ANYBODY who has … Continue reading

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A Little Light AT The End Of The Tunnel

In a previous post I talked about being suddenly without a roof over my head, and setting off in darkness for the farm of a friend, cat in jacket, traveling “by thumb”. I was thrilled at how quickly a ride … Continue reading

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I’m Not Going To Be Here Forever

I had been planning on saying something like “trouble in my life, yes, but not standing still” in this post. I would have talked about the future I’m taking steps toward, often steps so small they slip by my own … Continue reading

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I’m Getting Out Of This No Matter What

My definition of “crisis” is: that experience in which we find out what we’re made of and what we believe. I am not saying I look forward to them or want any more this year, just that I know they’re … Continue reading

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