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Jane Out and About

I travel and take pix of coffee and wine...


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One Perfect Speech

My business website.


Public Speaking Coach and Novelist


No Longer a Slave to Time!

I am a slave to time. Many people have calendars and clocks in certain rooms of their house. But I have them everywhere. Yes, I have both a clock and a calendar (printed out and stuck inside the linen cupboard

By Looking Back, I Saw a Way Forward.

After Christmas this year, I handed my husband and both of my adult children a sheet of paper, an envelope, and a pen.  I asked them to write down their thoughts about their pandemic lives during 2020. Now, my family

The Days Are Long but the Years Are Short.

A few weeks ago, I decorated our home for Christmas. When the children were younger, they would wake up on the day after Thanksgiving (always a Friday and a holiday) eager to start setting up the Christmas d├ęcor. I know