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Cheryl Ursin
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To Do Lists
Nutty. I have ridiculous to-do lists.  I am trying to be organized. But even my lists are a mess. A day’s list for me is really
several lists written on a Google calendar page. There are arrows, stars,
exclamation points. Some things are circled, others und...
To Do Lists
To Do Lists
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Spiciness
I don't get it.  Sure, some can be nice,
but too much can make food inedible. Recently, I had a
jambalaya so spicy, it left my lips chapped. I hate when I order something that
would be wonderful but someone, probably in the very last step, wrecked by
adding...
Spiciness
Spiciness
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Favorite Quotations On Writing
Writers, unsurprisingly, come up with the best quotes. Some of my favorites: “I
hate writing; I love having written.” –Dorothy Parker “I
write entirely to find out what I'm thinking ….” –Joan Didion “I have the heart
of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on ...
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By The Book
I’ve been volunteering at a local school through a program
called Read Houston Read .
If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity, I’d recommend it. You spend a half-hour each week reading with each child. I think the kids, first-graders who are as cute a...
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There Are Good People Out There
I write for a group of super-local, small magazines, called The Buzz Magazines , here in Houston. I do it for fun and I also like to think that, maybe, something I write ends up being helpful to someone. And the people I like best to talk to, and whom I adm...
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Highway to Hell
Highways freak me out. I also have no spatial sense . I am possibly the worst person in the world to write this article, about a major highway construction project in Houston . But I did and I obsessively triple-checked my facts, so I think it turned out OK...
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Body Language
Yoga
teachers walk around the class, doing “adjustments” or “assists.” This is when
they touch someone to correct their pose or help them take that pose further
than they could on their own. There is a lot to
this. And
sometimes, during shavasana , “corpse”...
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The way people can research their family tree these days is amazing and these people were so great to share their stories with me: https://thebuzzmagazines.com/articles/2018/02/shaking-family-tree
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Trying Too Hard
Trying Too Hard
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Cheap Wines Are Just Fine
I
used to write – a tiny bit – about wine. But
my husband is under strict orders not to tell anyone … because then wine snobs
(there are always some) will want to debate/compete. Here’s
a dirty secret: When people taste
wine blind, they tend to like the che...
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