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Monday Musings and Motivations – Part Fifty – Thanksgiving

I thought giving thanks, since many of us are celebrating that holiday this week, would be a great MM&M 50th post.  I’m thankful for that—that I was able to come up with some idea (some better than others) on Mondays, regularly at times, sporadic at others. Fifty of them!  Thanks to you for reading them.   … Continue reading

Monday Musings and Motivations — On Living a Life — Part Forty-Seven

The older I get the more I realize what living a life means.  It means really fantastically wonderful, make you want to scream at the sheer joy of living times and seriously suck-ass bad, make you want to scream and curl up in the fetal position times.  It means going through the motions when you … Continue reading

Monday Musings and Motivations — Part Thirty-Nine — Ah-h-h

I normally write these weekly posts focused around a real word, not a sound.  So many slang words have made their way into our culture, dialect and even Webster’s, but not ah-h-h. I did Google it (seriously is there anything you can’t Google) and I found a few definitions. The Dictionary of interjections, defines it … Continue reading

Monday Musings and Motivations – Part Twenty – Soul Adjustment

I’ve always been a deep and sensitive person.  Yeah, you know, you know. This isn’t a feel-sorry-for-me post.  It’s a reclamation of sorts.  Whenever I read something, whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, I’m always looking for the metaphors, the message, the “what’s really between the lines” of something. What did that guy, Frost REALLY mean … Continue reading

Monday Musings and Motivations– Part Seventeen — Goals

Do you remember the first time you set a goal?  Something that you really wanted — and did what you needed to do to get there, to achieve it, to have that feeling of I did it! I do.  I was a near-sighted kid in a very small school in a very small, nondescript town … Continue reading

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mé·tier
ˈmāˌtyā,māˈtyā/

noun

a trade, profession, or occupation.
"those who work honestly at their métier"
synonyms: occupation, job, work, profession, business, employment, career, vocation, trade, craft, line (of work), specialty

"he had another métier besides teaching"

an occupation or activity that one is good at.

"she decided that her real métier was grand opera"

synonyms: forte, strong point, strength, specialty, talent, bent; More
an outstanding or advantageous characteristic.
"subtlety is not his métier"

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