From the monthly archives: March 2012

The LifeMap Premises

On March 28, 2012 By

Throughout a year of living purposefully, we begin to see certain themes repeat themselves.  Here are six fundamental premises on which the journey of purposeful living is based.  Contemplation of these premises will enable you to find out simply and directly what the appropriate response to life is in any given moment.  These premises, […]

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The LifeMap Framework

On March 27, 2012 By

Drawing on years of experience in life/work planning.  The Inventure Group designed a LifeMap practice tool to help build a framework for a year of living purposefully.  As its name suggests, the LifeMap serves as a navigation tool for the most important journey of all — your life!

Here are five frequently asked questions […]

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March is the month for the Philadelphia Flower Show, often called the best in the USA.  It certainly is one of the busiest.

We left Willow Valley Retirement Communities just after breakfast and were dropped off at the door of the Philadelphia Convention Center. Tickets in hand we quickly entered the show.  The […]

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Keep Your Garden Growing

On March 21, 2012 By

Is your garden a few carefully-tended pots on the windowsill?

Or do you have a plot outside that lets you spread out the shrubs, flowers and vegetables?  You can keep the garden growing, no matter the size, by planting these concepts along with your seeds.


1. Go for vertical gardening, using trellises, teepees and cages […]

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About 2 weeks ago, a dedicated drug free powerlifting competitor tested positive for afaafad, an International Powerlifting Federation banned substance. The positive test shocked the close nit lifting community and the lifter himself!

How could an experienced veteran, who has trained religiously for 15 years, is adamantly against drugs, at the peak of his […]

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Quilting Matters

On March 13, 2012 By

Amish Quilts from Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Amish women of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country have been creating exquisite quilts since the 1800’s.  They not only serve a practical, functional purpose, but serve as a form of entertainment as well.  When groups of Amish women gather for a quilting bee it is a time of socialization and […]

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Family Search Records Updated Weekly

The FamilySearch organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has revamped an older site to make it a more valuable research tool for genealogists. FamilySearch has been upgrading its family history records weekly because of an enormous indexing program. Hoping to share the family history records […]

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Before you could read or write, you had to learn your ABCs.

Likewise, for successful retirement planning, you should first have a basic understanding of the “Retirement Community Contract Alphabet.” This alphabet, consisting of letters A through D, refers to the different contracts that are available in continuing care communities. […]

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